About Endometriosis

Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to explain your symptoms and advocate for yourself with your doctor

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What is endometriosis?

Endometriosis occurs when tissue that acts a lot like the lining of your uterus—called endometrium—starts growing outside of your uterus, where it doesn't belong.

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Signs, symptoms, and other conditions

Painful periods? Pelvic pain in between periods? Pain with sex? Could these or other symptoms be related to endometriosis?

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Where is endometriosis pain?

Locations of endometriosis lesions can affect your symptoms.

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Endometriosis causes and risk factors

What causes endometriosis?

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Endometriosis diagnosis

The path to diagnosis may not always be simple.

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Treatment options

When it comes to endometriosis pain, it's important to know your options.

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