After Bridget admitting herself to A&E in desperation and subsequently being referred to a gynaecologist, it was revealed that Bridget had two fibroids, one of which was the size of a six month old foetus, the other pea-sized. She had to undergo major surgery. Instead of the standard 30 minutes, the operation took five hours to remove all the fibroids and nearly took her life, listen to her story now.
For further information about fibroids, including the causes, symptoms and treatment options, visit the patient website fibroidsconnect.com [i], the British Fibroid Trust at www.britishfibroidtrust.org.uk or NHS Choices at www.nhs.uk
 NHS Choices 1, Fibroids, at:http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Fibroids/Pages/Introduction.aspx (Accessed February 2015)
 BFT British Fibroid Trust, What is Fibroid?,http://www.britishfibroidtrust.org.uk/whatis.php (accessed February 2015)
 Fibroidsconnect.com was fully developed and funded by Gedeon Richter