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Are there any women who are more prone to have endometriosis?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Family History

Genetics is important.
A first degree relative with endometriosis is a high risk. Endometriosis is also related to asthma and allergic conditions. Information is available at the endometriosis foundation of america, padma lakshmi (picture) is the co founder.

In brief: Family History

Genetics is important.
A first degree relative with endometriosis is a high risk. Endometriosis is also related to asthma and allergic conditions. Information is available at the endometriosis foundation of america, padma lakshmi (picture) is the co founder.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Family History

Although endometriosis is not a genetic disorder, it does run in families (sister, mother, etc).
Women who have chronic pain, painful periods, and painful sex are more likely to have endometriosis. Women who have a uterine anomaly are more prone to it as well.

In brief: Family History

Although endometriosis is not a genetic disorder, it does run in families (sister, mother, etc).
Women who have chronic pain, painful periods, and painful sex are more likely to have endometriosis. Women who have a uterine anomaly are more prone to it as well.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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