Meet endometriosis

Written by: Dr. Ángel Martín Jiménez
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Endometriosis is a disease characterized by the presence of endometrial glands outside the uterus. Treatment of endometriosis is, in most cases, surgical and medical.

Symptoms of endometriosis

The symptoms of endometriosis are diverse and vary in each case. Among which are repeated in all women are:• menstrual pain before or after the rule• Sterility• incapacitating pain in the stomach area• Dolores ovaries in severe cases• Symptoms of depression• Gastritis• Painful intercourseTo diagnose endometriosis is the only effective test laparoscopy, which requires general or local anesthesia and allows the expert in Gynecology and Obstetrics display the abdomen, pelvis and ovaries.


Treatment of endometriosis

Endometriosis can not be cured but can be treated ailments or symptoms individually. Today, women with endometriosis may undergo Assisted Reproduction treatment to have children. Relieving the pain is more complex and the only ultimate solution is surgical.



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By Dr. Ángel Martín Jiménez
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Martin Angel Jimenez is a leading specialist in oncological surgery and advanced laparoscopy. He has been president of the Section of Endoscopy of the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics ( SEGO ) and the Spanish Society of Gynecological Endoscopic ( SEGE ). He is a member of the European Society of Gynecological Endoscopy ( ESGE ), the American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists ( AAGL ) and member of the institutional committee of the Ministry of Health for the attention to endometriosis in the national health system. He is currently head of the Health Unit \'s Women\'s Hospital Son Llatzer and consultant gynecologist at the Rotger clinic.

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