Face endometriosis symptoms and treatment

Written by: Dra. Alicia Esparza Soria
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Endometriosis is a disease that causes nodules in a place where it belongs: outside the uterine cavity. This can cause pain and even infertility. Fortunately, no cure.


What is endometriosis

Endometriosis is a benign disease characterized by pockets of endometrium outside the uterine cavity, forming implants, nodules or endometriomas, according to size.




Symptoms of endometriosis

Endometriosis can present different symptoms in the sufferer. Some are:

- Secondary progressive dysmenorrhea increasing menstrual pain as the disease increases.

- Deep pain, premenstrual deaf nature and prevalence resistant and disabling analgesic treatment.

- Chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia, pain on defecation or dysuria.

- Sterility

- Possible abnormal uterine bleeding


Treatment of endometriosis

Fortunately, the cure of the disease is possible, and treatment seeks to prevent its progression, improve pain and restore fertility. Medical treatment passes from analgesia, which is rarely effective, hormone treatment. The type of treatment to be performed depend on the stage of endometriosis and whether the patient has no desire or gestational.

When resorting to surgery? The conservative surgery, ovarian endometriomas dry, removing as many endometriosis and adhesions, leaving the free peritoneal cavity disease.

Another option is the radical surgery that involves removal of the entire genital tract when the disease could not be controlled with previous treatments.


Endometriosis: Warning Signs

Any woman who has pelvic pain, changes in their periods both in quantity and pattern of bleeding, or this trouble getting pregnant should see your gynecologist to perform specific tests and reach an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Alicia Esparza Soria
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Soria Esparza is an expert gynecologist and laparoscopic ultrasound scans of women. He has experience in several prestigious hospitals in Alicante and Barcelona, ​​and is an active member of the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, an organization that has been recognized as an expert in Obstetrics-Gynecology Ultrasound Level III. Throughout his brilliant career he has been concerned to transmit scientific knowledge in his field, participating in numerous scientific publications in journals and at various conferences. In this regard, in turn, continued their training to promote scientific progress of Gynecology, taking the Masters in Clinical and Surgical Research University Miguel Hernandez in Alicante.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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