Gynecology

Myths And Misconceptions About Endometriosis

Myths And Misconceptions About Endometriosis

Gender issues and the complicated nature of endometriosis have unfortunately resulted in the spread of many myths and misconceptions about a disease that affects an estimated 176 million women (and their families) globally. Here are some notable myths about endometriosis: No-one is too young to have endometriosis Too many doctors still believe that endometriosis is rare in teenagers and young…

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Top Facts About Endometriosis

Top Facts About Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue that resembles the uterine lining (known as “the endometrium”) is present outside the uterus, where it causes a chronic inflammatory reaction that can lead to scar tissue. It is primarily present on the peritoneum of the pelvis, the ovaries, the recto-vaginal septum, the bladder, and the colon. It has been identified on the…

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