Most gynaecological issues are asymptomatic in nature and come to the fore only when things have escalated to an extent. Uterine fibroids are just like that. Many women who develop uterine fibroids suffer in silence as the symptoms overlap with period problems or PMS. They usually ignore it till it gets too much to handle. Here Dr Bandita Sinha gynaecologist and fertility specialist director World of Women Navi Mumbai answers questions on uterine fibroids that everybody needs to know. What are uterine fibroids? Uterine Fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus. They grow within the uterine wall in varying sizes.