Endometriosis is a disorder in which endometrial-like tissue grows outside of the uterus. The most common locations for this are your ovaries, fallopian tubes, and pelvic cavity lining; however, it can also involve other organs such as bowel movements or rectums. Endo can lead to other problems like Pelvic Pain/Dysmenorrhea (PID), Menorrhagia(heavy periods), Sclerosing Cholesteatomaot otosclerosis, Anal Fissure, and others when they grow.
There is a common condition where Endometrial-like tissue acts like the lining of your uterus. With each cycle of the menstrual period the tissue thickens and breaks down, and even bleeds. Still, because it has no way to exit through normal means (vagina), this causes disastrous results: endometriosis will become trapped in places such as your ovaries or bowels! Endometriosis can cause the development of cysts in women’s ovaries, leading to pain and scarring. These endometriomas are filled with fluid that causes irritation when it moves around related pelvic tissues near them; this eventually leads to these adhesions – bands of fibrous tissue which trap nearby organs together due to their glue-like properties.
The first and common symptom is pelvic pain, which is often associated with periods of pain. Although many experiences cramping during their monthly cycle and should expect some discomfort when bleeding in the discharge phase as well, those who suffer from this disease typically describe more intense levels than what would be considered typical for them otherwise – much worse even! This can lead to complications down the line if left untreated. Such has increased risk for pregnancy loss or higher chances of developing an STI/ Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD). We have mentioned some symptoms below:
Pain in the abdomen and back, along with cramps, may begin before your period. You could also experience pain around the pelvic region that extends into it as well for several days during menstruation time of the month.
Some women experience occasional heavy menstrual periods or bleeding between periods (intermenstrual). This may be a sign that they are facing Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a chronic condition that affects the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of those who live with it. Those diagnosed often experience painful periods in their lives as well as an inability to have children on their own accord because endofitriados can cause infertility or pain during sexual intercourse.
Difficulty In Urination:
Some people may experience a rare condition that causes them to experience pain when they go bowel or pee. The symptoms of this condition include pain while urinating, frequent urge to go but unable due to painful sensations.
Endometriosis can be a tough condition to deal with, especially if it’s affecting your quality of life. Treatment often includes medication or surgery, and the approach you choose will depend on how severe the signs and symptoms are as well as whether you hope to become pregnant in the future too! Some of the treatments are discussed below:
There is currently no cure for endometriosis, but hormone supplementation may help to reduce or eliminate the pain. The rise and fall of hormones during a woman’s menstrual cycle causes implants inside us (endomysium) to thicken, breaks down into blood vessels that bleed with each menstruation-related cramp as well new tissue growing on them in retaliation, causing further damage until all you have left are scars from an earlier time when things were better.
Your doctor may recommend that you take an over-the-counter pain reliever, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), ibuprofen, or naproxen sodium to help ease painful menstrual cramps.
Endometriosis is a disease that can make it difficult to have children. Your doctor may recommend fertility treatment, such as stimulating your ovaries and making more eggs or freezing them, so you don’t need IVF when the time comes for pregnancy later down the line.
Your gynecologist can suggest a surgical procedure to remove endometriosis because it is a potential solution for women with this condition. Endosurgery usually requires a laparoscopic or traditional abdominal operation, and even severe cases can be treated by these less invasive approaches.
Endometriosis is a common affliction among women in Singapore. Always consult a medical professional for advice before embarking on any treatment. You do not have to suffer in silence. Reach out to your Singapore gynaecologist that can help you with your condition.