Symptoms of Endometriosis
Symptoms of Endometriosis: Introduction
Symptoms of endometriosis run the gamut from none, to minimal, to severe. Symptoms of endometriosis occur with hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle, and they are often associated with heavy, uncomfortable, and irregular menstrual periods. Symptoms generally occur during the time of life when a woman is having menstrual cycles and disappear after menopause.
Symptoms can include pelvic cramps and/or lower back pain just before the menstrual period, irregular periods, and spotting between periods. They can also include painful sexual intercourse, painful bowel movements, and pelvic pain during any time of the menstrual cycle.
Moderate to severe endometriosis can lead to the formation of cysts, scars, and adhesions in the pelvis and reproductive organs. Scarring and blockage of the fallopian tubes can result in difficulties with conceiving a pregnancy and infertility....more about Endometriosis »
Symptoms of Endometriosis
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Endometriosis includes the 24
symptoms listed below:
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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Endometriosis:
This condition may cause painful menstrual
periods, abnormal vaginal bleeding, and sometimes
loss of fertility
(ability to get pregnant), but it does not cause
cancer. Women with endometriosis may be treated with
or surgery. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus: NCI)
Endometriosis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Endometriosis, it is also important to consider Endometriosis as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Endometriosis may cause:
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The symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Endometriosis.
This signs and symptoms information for Endometriosis has been gathered from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Endometriosis signs or Endometriosis symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Endometriosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Endometriosis symptoms.