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How would I know that I have endometriosis?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Menstrual pain a lot

If having a lot of menstrual pain, see the ob-gyn.
Endometriosis is a serious problem in which little pieces of tissue (similar to the lining of the uterus that bleeds and sheds each month) are trapped inside one's pelvis and abdomen. With each menstrual period the trapped tissue sheds and bleeds on the inside of the abdomen (the blood has no way to leave the body), causing much pain and cramping.

In brief: Menstrual pain a lot

If having a lot of menstrual pain, see the ob-gyn.
Endometriosis is a serious problem in which little pieces of tissue (similar to the lining of the uterus that bleeds and sheds each month) are trapped inside one's pelvis and abdomen. With each menstrual period the trapped tissue sheds and bleeds on the inside of the abdomen (the blood has no way to leave the body), causing much pain and cramping.
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Dr. Michael Flax
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Laparoscopy

The definitive diagnosis of endometriosis is by diagnostic laparoscopy.

In brief: Laparoscopy

The definitive diagnosis of endometriosis is by diagnostic laparoscopy.
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