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Does Endometriosis Cause Infertility?

When tissue is found outside the uterus that appears similar to the endometrium, that is endometriosis. On your intestines, bladder or outside of your tubes, ovaries or uterus may endometriosis grow. On these organs, adhesions and pain can be caused for structure touched and irritated by this tissue. Does endometriosis cause infertility?

With sex or their menstrual bleeding particularly, pain in abdomen or pelvic can be felt by women with endometriosis. Also no symptoms may occur for some women. Pregnancy can be difficult for women with the disease. This takes place for 30% to 50% for infertile women. From a cyst or inside your ovary, endometriosis can grow sometimes. Unlike other endometirotic tissue, on ultrasound can this tissue by seen. Laparoscopy as a surgical procedure, only through that can a doctor tell if you have endometriosis or not.

Pregnancy may be more difficult for you if endometriosis is gotten by you. Infertility can be experienced by 30% to 50% of women with endometriosis. In several ways can fertility be influenced by endometriosis, like altered egg quality, impaired implantation of a pregnancy, changes in the hormonal environment of the eggs, altered immune system functioning, inflammation of the pelvic structures, scarred fallopian tubes, adhesions or distorted anatomy of the pelvis.

A "score" by which whether your endometriosis is considered minimal (Stage 1), mild (Stage 2), moderate (Stage 3), or severe (Stage 4) can be determined will be given by you doctor  after the depth of endometriosis, location and the amount is evaluated at the time of surgery. Pregnancy success is correlated with this scoring system. Advanced fertility treatment is often required and becoming pregnant can be possible for those who experience the most difficulty, damaged ovaries, blocked fallopian tubes or considerable scarring which caused by severe (Stage 4) endometriosis.

The growing and development of endometriosis needs the female hormone estrogen. In order to improve pain symptoms, it can be effective to use other drugs that lower or block estrogen and birth control pills. Pregnancy rates can't be improved by this treatment often even medical therapy may be considered prior to attempts at conception for patients who wish to become pregnant.

The scar tissue and the endometriosis will be removed or destroyed with surgery by your doctor if at the time of surgery endometriosis is seen at the time. More normally will the function of your reproductive organs allowed and your normal anatomy will be restored by this treatment. If your endometriosis is in the moderate or severe range especially, after surgical treatment, your chances of becoming pregnant are improved. Through IVF, if patients try to conceive, they may be benefit from the combination of surgical and medical therapy. There is one herb medicine which is very good when curing endometriosis, it is called Fuyan Pill. Overall, for each patient, treatment is highly individualized.

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