Endometriosis is a medical condition which usually affects women between the ages of 25-40 years and sometimes even teenagers. This condition is associated with the endometrial lining that grows in the womb. In normal cases, these endometrial lining thickens, damaged, and result in bleeding or menstruating during the monthly menstrual cycle.
In the case of women suffering from endometriosis, the same process occurs, the only difference being the location of the endometrial lining. You can also check out online sources to read out more about endo myths and facts.
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Endometrial tissue normally found lining the uterus while in women and adolescents who suffer from endometriosis, the endometrial lining outside the uterus.
Common symptoms of Endometriosis
Pelvic pain is a symptom often seen in women and adolescents who suffer from endometriosis. One of the main causes of pelvic pain itself is endometriosis. But, pelvic pain is also seen in women and adolescents who do not have endometriosis. Pelvic pain is sometimes intense during the menstrual cycle and usually subsides after the menstrual cycle ends.
Painful bowel Elimination
Painful bowel movements are another symptom seen in women and adolescents who suffer from endometriosis.
This is another common symptom experienced by people who suffer from endometriosis. It becomes difficult to urinate and many women and teenagers also experience cramps simultaneously.
Chronic fatigue and pain are some other symptoms of endometriosis. Some of the rare symptoms of endometriosis include coughing up blood (due to endometriosis in the lungs), chest pain, and others.