Endometriosis Symptoms and Treatment Option

Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrial tissues are found implanted on the outer surface of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries and abdominal cavity.

Symptoms can range from being asymptomatic to severe disturbances during menses and can also affect fertility.
Some of the symptoms/problems that endometriosis can cause:
– Infertility
– Painful menses
– Heavy menses
– Painful intercourse
– Ovarian cyst

Treatment options include:
– Medical therapy: painkillers, oral contraceptive pills, progesterone injection, preogesterone releasing IUCD, GnRH analogues
– Surgical therapy: laparoscopic cystectomy, laparoscopic ablation of endometriosis

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