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What Is Endometriosis

What Is Endometriosis?

A painful reproductive disorder, Endometriosis occurs when there is an abnormal growth of Endometrial-like tissues/cells outside the uterus and on other organs inside your body, typically on the ovaries, fallopian tube, intestines and the pelvis area. Endometriosis can result in sub-fertility and can cause pelvic pain during menstruation. As a Gynaecologist in London, Mr N. Agarwal offers the best Endometriosis treatment in London based on individual signs and symptoms.

Signs of Endometriosis

While the cause of Endometriosis is largely unknown, few Endometriosis symptoms that indicate you might be suffering from this disease are:

  • Painful and Heavy Periods.
  • Lower Abdominal and Pelvic Pain.
  • Pain during Sexual Intercourse.
  • Painful Bowel Movements.

Tests for Identifying Endometriosis

Diagnosis of Endometriosis through physical examinations and tests can be difficult and as such, the only way to determine if you are suffering from this condition is through Laparoscopy. As an Endometriosis Specialist, following consultation, Mr N. Agarwal will carry out the following preliminary test:

  • Pelvic Ultrasound Scans.
  • CA125 Blood Test (Ovarian Cancer Screen).

Treatment for Endometriosis

Endometriosis includes 4 stages - Minimal, Mild, Moderate and Severe. Endometriosis treatments are done either through medications, hormonal treatments or through surgery. As a private gynaecologist, Mr N. Agarwal also offers uterine fibroids treatment and menopause treatment. So, you can contact him if you need any of these services.