Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that should be growing on the inside of the uterus is growing on the outside. This may cause intense pelvic pain and even infertility in women that develop this condition. Some women can have this condition with no symptoms and realize that they have endometriosis when they are infertile.
|Drug name||Generic Name||Coupon|
|Medroxyprogesterone by injection|
|Levonorgestrel by injection|
|Estradiol through the skin|
|Elestrin The second category, pain medications, is used to manage the painful symptoms of endometriosis. These pain medications are listed below. Naproxen|
The symptoms of endometriosis vary from woman to woman. Some women may experience extremely painful periods of pelvic pain, especially during menstruation. Other women may experience no pain at all. The most common symptoms of endometriosis are listed below. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, then you need to see your doctor.
Doctors and researchers are not completely sure as to why endometriosis happens. The primary hypothesis is that endometriosis is a genetic condition, although this condition is difficult to trace through the generations, because many assume that they just have painful menstrual cramps. This is often the assumption, because seventy percent of the pelvic pain will occur during menstruation for a woman with endometriosis.
In order for a doctor or other health care professional to diagnose endometriosis he or she must perform a laparoscopy. This is a medical procedure that involves putting a camera into the abdominal cavity. By doing a laparoscopy the doctor can look at the outside of the uterus to see if there are any cysts or extra endometrial tissues growing. This can reveal itself in the form of scarring or inflammation.
There are various treatments for endometriosis that may be effective for the patient. Some of those treatments, such as surgery and hormone therapy, will treat the underlying condition. Other treatments like pain medication and heating pads will only treat the painful symptoms. The types of surgeries that the patient can undergo to treat endometriosis are listed below:
The types of hormones that could be used for hormone therapy treatment are listed below:
Treatments for pain are listed below:
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