translated from Spanish: Endometriosis Symptoms and treatments

Mexico.-When the tissue that tops the inside of the uterus (endometrium) grows outward is known as endometriosis, this condition is usually painful and affects the ovaries, fallopian tubes and tissue that is crotch. Although this tissue is grown out of the uterus, it still works in a normal way; It is thickened, broken down and breaks with each menstruation, which causes the formation of cysts called endometriomata as they become trapped. 

The first symptom of endometriosis is pelvic pain, cramping during the menstrual cycle, this disorder causes the usual menstrual pain to be worse.  

Other symptoms
Painful periods (dysmenorrhea)
Painful sex 
Pain during bowel movements or urination
Excessive bleeding
 You may also feel tired and have diarrhea, constipation, gas, or nausea, especially during menstrual periods. Treatment
Treatment will depend on the degree of edometriosis, this can be with medication or surgery according to the severity of the disease or if you are looking for a pregnancy. Usually a doctor recommends medications and if they do not work properly you opt for surgery. Over-the-counter analgesic medications may also be taken to soothe pain such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) or naproxen sodium (Aleve, others) to relieve menstrual cramps Painful.

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