What is endometriosis?
Endometriosis is a benign disease that affects women during their reproductive life. It occurs when the endometrium is outside the uterus, ie outside their original place. This tissue improperly developed is able to settle anywhere in the abdomen, and even rarer in places such as the navel or lungs. The plates are formed are called when implants are small nodules when they are older and when endometriomata form cysts in the ovaries.
- Dismenorrea or menstrual pain.
- Dyspareunia or pain with sexual intercourse
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Reproductive Problems
The gynecologist can find an increase in the size of one or both ovaries.
It is the basic technique that aims initially diagnosing endometriosis. The image is relatively observed ovarian cysts.
It is a surgical technique that allows us to observe the interior of the abdomen. It is carried out under general anesthesia and takes place in the operating theater.
In others, where in addition to the symptoms, the reason for the consultation was to infertility, there is no absolute guarantee of pregnancy after surgery. It can ensure that the possibility of being pregnant, in the absence of other factors in couples, increases dramatically just after medical therapy and / or surgery, for which it will always be desirable.
The pregnancy exerts a protective effect on the future development of endometriosis. We know that the ovaries remain at rest during the months of gestation and therefore without secretion of female hormones. However, never advised a patient who became pregnant for a better control of your problem.
TO THE OCCURRENCE OF minimum pelvic injury suggests perform inseminations and obstruction of the fallopian tubes and severe pelvic adhesions uses more advanced fertility techniques such as IVF or ICSI.