CoFertility, a go-to, one-stop resource for fertility health, treatment, and options—from sources you trust, and people who get it, interviews Mark Trolice, M.D., to break down the connection between fibroids and infertility.

“Unless the uterine cavity is affected by fibroids, we leave them alone,” Dr. Trolice says. “But if there’s a distortion of the cavity—like if the fibroid is growing there, or is pushing into the cavity—then surgery is recommended,” since that might affect fertility.

Read the full article to understand causes and treatment for fibroids and the full role they may play in the inability to conceive.