10. Swelling in the Abdomen.
When you are developing big fibroids in your uterine lining, there is a good chance that this could show and become evident as swelling in the abdominal area of your body. The swelling is typically located underneath the belly button area so many women tend to overlook this symptom for abrupt weight gain. If you cannot explain your recent swelling in the abdominal area, then you should consider talking with your doctor and discussing the potential weight gain and swelling. Studies suggest that more than 59 percent of women who suffer from fibroids experience abdominal swelling that tends to be noticeable.