Abnormal tissue growing outside the uterine lining
Menstrual symptoms: abnormal, painful or heavy menstruation
Pain Locations: lower abdomen, lower back, pelvis, rectum, or vagina
Abdominal Symptoms: abdominal fullness or cramping
Other Impacts: infertility, constipation or nausea
Diagnosis and Interventions
Endometriosis is commonly diagnosed by laparoscopy.
Common treatments usually involve surgically removing the endometrial tissue, hormonal therapy including birth control