Reports in June indicated that Cynthia Bailey could be pregnant, but she admitted she was suffering from a medical condition that would be part of her storyline on season 6 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Cynthia toldÂ Radar Online, â€œI will be having a surgery and rectifying the [situation]. That willplayÂ out onÂ the show.â€
Now,Â The National EnquirerÂ reports that Cynthia hasÂ uterine fibroidÂ tumors. â€œShe didnâ€™t go to the doctor because she was working too much. But when her stomach started to grow, and she knew she wasnâ€™t pregnant, she went to the doctor in a panic, wondering if she had cancer,â€ a family friend explains.Â â€œCynthia agreedÂ to shareÂ her health crisis onÂ the showÂ because she wants other women see what she goes through and be reminded that they need to get regular checkups.”
According to Wiki, aÂ uterine fibroidÂ is aÂ leiomyomaÂ (benignÂ (non-cancerous)Â tumorÂ from smooth muscle tissue) that originates from the smooth muscle layer (myometrium) of theÂ uterus. Fibroids are often multiple and garner the designation ofÂ diffuse uterine leiomyomatosisÂ if they are randomly located and many in numbers. Fibroids are the most common benign tumors in females and typically found during the middle and later reproductive years. While most fibroids are asymptomatic, they can grow and cause heavy and painful menstruation, painful sexual intercourse, and urinary frequency and urgency.
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