FACTS ABOUT ENDOMETRIOSIS


*It is a disease in gyneocology that has an impact on Women's health during their fertile years.

*It derives it's name from endometrium.

*Endometrium is the lining of the cavity inside the uterus. It's majoy role is to accept the implantation of the fertilized egg.

* Endometriosis occurs when tissues that look like the lining of the uterus is found outside the uterus. The tissues are not the endometrium.

*Endometriosis is in stages: minimal, mild, moderate, severe.

*The severe stage is likely to cause infertility in women.

* Signs like chronic pelvic pain, painful coitus, painful urination and bowel movements, infertility may point to endometriosis.

*It can increase a woman's risk of ovarian cancer.

*Can be genetic.

*It is not life threatening.

*It can be managed if proper medical advice is sought.

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