Endometriosis • A disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterine cavity is Endometriosis and the lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. • When the endometrium grows on the ovaries, bowel, and tissues lining the pelvis, Endometriosis occurs. • For endometrial tissue to spread beyond the pelvic region is unusual, but it's never impossible. • An endometrial implant is known when endometrial tissue growing outside of the uterus. • The area to become inflamed and painful caused by hormonal changes of the menstrual cycle affect the misplaced endometrial tissue.
Symptoms of endometriosis There are certain symptoms which may include: • Pelvic pain is the most common symptom of endometriosis • Painful periods • Pain in the lower abdomen before and during menstruation • Cramps one or two weeks around menstruation • Heavy menstrual bleeding or bleeding between periods • Infertility • Pain following sexual intercourse • Discomfort with bowel movements • Lower back pain that may occur at any time during your menstrual cycle
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