Signs and symptoms of endometriosis

What is Endometriosis


Endometriosis is a common condition in which the tissue that acts as the outer part of the uterus (endometrium) is found outside the uterus. These tissue pieces can found in various parts of the body include:
    Ovary and fallopian tubes, Outside the womb, lower layer of abdomen, Bowel or bladder

    What causes endometriosis


    No one yet knows what causes endometriosis.

    The most common symptoms of endometriosis are:
    • Difficulty to get pregnancy
    • Painful periods or heavy periods
    • lower abdominal pain (tummy), pelvis or lower back
    • Pain at the time of sex and after sex
    • Bleeding between periods
    • Constant exhaustion and tiredness 
    • Feel uncomfortable when you go to the toilet
    • Bleeding from your rectum 
    • See Blood when coughing (In rare cases, endometriosis tissue is in the lungs) 
    Most women with endometriosis suffer from pain in the area between the hip and upper side of the leg. Some women always feel this pain.


    Endometriosis in your lungs symptoms


    Endometriosis rarely affects the lungs. Such patients may have symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pain and shoulder pain.


    Endometriosis kidney symptoms 

    • Difficulty in urinating
    • Recurrent urinary tract infections 
    • Blood in the urine during the menstrual cycle (hematuria)
    • Pain in the lower back and legs, renal colic due to blocked ureter usually fits with the menstrual cycle

    How is endometriosis diagnosed


    If you have symptoms of endometriosis, speak with your doctor. An expert doctor will talk to you about your symptoms and suggest one or more of the following tests find out if you have endometriosis:

    • Pelvic examination
    • Imaging testing
    • Medicine: If you have no symptoms of the ovarian cyst during an ultrasound, the drug may be prescribed by the doctor:
    Hormone health control can help reduce pelvic pain during the period and Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GNRH) agonists block the menstrual cycle and reduce the amount of estrogen your body produces.


    How to treat endometriosis


    The symptoms of endometriosis can often be managed with painkillers and hormone control medication. But no cure for endometriosis in the world yet, but there are treatments for the symptoms and problems that cause it. Talk to your doctor about your treatment options in detail. Never take self-treatment.

    Pregnancy symptoms with endometriosis


    One of the main complications of endometriosis is the difficulty of getting pregnant or being unable to get pregnant (infertility).

    Many women with endometriosis may get pregnant. But, notice it harder to get pregnant. 

    Researches say endometriosis will affect as many as one in every two women with infertility. But no one even knows exactly how endometriosis might cause infertility. If you have endometriosis symptoms and having trouble in getting pregnant, please consult with a doctor.

    Other diseases are linked to Endometriosis

    • Allergies, asthma
    • Autoimmune diseases include multiple sclerosis, lupus, and some types of hypothyroidism.
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome
    • Certain cancers, such as ovarian and breast cancer
    Endometriosis is rarely seen in women who have gone through menopause.

    Endometriosis throat symptoms


    Diaphragmatic endometriosis can cause chest, neck, and shoulder pain and can interfere with breathing.

    Endometriosis teenager symptoms

    Severe pelvic (lower abdominal) pain is the most common sign of endometriosis. It can occur occasionally, and it may be some times related to a girl's menstrual period. Although minor constipation is common for a few days before or after the menstrual period, it is not the prolonged or intense pain that interrupts a full day.


    visit: www.womenshealth.gov