Common Hygiene Practice Linked to Increased Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Common Hygiene Practice Linked to Increased Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are tumors that develop on the uterus. None of the women had previously been diagnosed with uterine fibroids. However, ultrasound results showed that 23% of the women had uterine fibroids. Researchers found that douching was not associated with the development of fibroids, but perineal talc application was. For more on reproductive wellness, read “Women and Sexual Health.” And for more on uterine fibroid management, read “Understanding Your Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids.”

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