Infertility and endometriosis

July 4, 2023
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Sadly, some asymptomatic women don’t discover they have endometriosis until they try unsuccessfully for months or even years to become pregnant. In fact, roughly half of women with infertility may be affected by endometriosis. Endometriosis may contribute to infertility by blocking the paths that eggs and sperm take, interfering with the normal action of the uterus and triggering immune system reactions that are harmful to an embryo. Uncovering endometriosis in asymptomatic women Endometriosis can be tricky to diagnose, especially in asymptomatic women. In fact, Indian women experience endometriosis for an average of about 10 years before receiving an accurate diagnosis. That’s why you may benefit from seeing a care provider like Dr.Priyanka Bhadana, who has so much experience recognizing and diagnosing this condition. Dr. Priyanka Bhadana look for endometriosis by asking you about your symptoms, performing a thorough pelvic exam, and, if necessary, using diagnostic ultrasound to examine you. Treatment may include over-the-counter pain relievers, hormonal medications, or a type of minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery with excision of endometriosis.