Uterine Fibroids

Can a uterine fibroid cause leg pain?

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  • ADr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    Fibroid Symptoms
    Symptoms of fibroids depend on its location. A uterine fibroid pressing on a spinal nerve can cause leg pain. Watch the animation to learn more about symptoms of fibroids.

  • ADr. John Lipman, MD, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, answered
    Yes it can. If a fibroid is of sufficient size it can press on pelvic nerves to cause pain that can be felt in the pelvis which can radiate in to the lower back, hip, buttock, or down the leg. This is often worse just before or during the menses.
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