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Why is it important to know if I have endometriosis?
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Problems
Endometriosis is important in women's health for 2 main reasons: infertility and pelvic pain.
If you have either of these then diagnosing and treating endometriosis could be an important part of the solution. If you have neither one of these issues, it not absolutely necessary to rule out endometriosis.

In brief: Problems
Endometriosis is important in women's health for 2 main reasons: infertility and pelvic pain.
If you have either of these then diagnosing and treating endometriosis could be an important part of the solution. If you have neither one of these issues, it not absolutely necessary to rule out endometriosis.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Steven Lindheim
Fertility Medicine
In brief: It is not
Many women have retrograde menstruation resulting in pelvic endometriosis.
However, if you have symptoms (which not every woman will have) including severe menstrual cramps- painful intercourse-infertility....Then you should consider having this diagnosis made.

In brief: It is not
Many women have retrograde menstruation resulting in pelvic endometriosis.
However, if you have symptoms (which not every woman will have) including severe menstrual cramps- painful intercourse-infertility....Then you should consider having this diagnosis made.
Dr. Steven Lindheim
Dr. Steven Lindheim
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