OverviewEndometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that usually lines the inner part of the uterus — the endometrium — grows outside the uterus. It is a painful disorder that involves the woman’s ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining the pelvis. It is rare for the endometrium to stretch the pelvic organs.
Symptoms of Endometriosis
The most basic symptom of endometriosis is pain in the pelvic area,which is commonly associated with pain during the menstrual cycle. Though most women have stomach cramps during their periods, but the women who suffer from endometriosis, experience a pain that’s far worse. Pain while urination and bowel movements are also common.
• Painful menstrual cycle
The periods, as discussed above, are painful. But pain in the pelvic
and the cramping starts before the periods begin and continues a few
days after periods too.
• Pain during sexual intercourse
In endometriosis, pain during sex is also common.
• Heavy Bleeding
Along with painful periods you may also experience excessive bleeding during your periods.
Women seeking treatment for infertility are often diagnosed with
Causes of EndometriosisThe exact reason behind endometriosis is not certain, however, it is believed that the following factors contribute to endometriosis.
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Procedure of Endometriosis TreatmentThe procedure of Endometriosis Treatment involves the following:
Risk FactorsIt is estimated that Endometriosis is a disorder that 3-9% of the female population and develops after puberty only. The biggest risk factor is pain, but you need to know the other factors too.
Though the symptoms may show at puberty, but it mostly affects women in the age bracket of 25 to 40 years.
It can be genetic. If your mother, grandmother or sister have it, you may get it too.
A pregnant woman has lesser chances of developing the disorder. If during periods you have shorter cycles, heavier and longer periods or in case your periods started at a very early age, you may want to consult your doctor.
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