C'est quoi la maladie d'endométriose ?

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C'est quoi la maladie d'endométriose ?

C'est quoi la maladie d'endométriose ?

L'endométriose est une maladie gynécologique fréquente qui touche près de 10 % des femmes. Elle se caractérise par la présence, hors de la cavité utérine, de tissu semblable à celui de la muqueuse de l'utérus (appelée endomètre).

Quelles sont les conséquences de l'endométriose ?

Conséquence de l'endométriose : le stress Les douleurs liées à l'endométriose peuvent générer un grand stress, voire même une anxiété et une dépression : 70 % des femmes malades souffrent de douleurs invalidantes.

What does it really mean to have endometriosis?

  • Endometriosis (en-doe-me-tree-O-sis) is an often painful disorder in which tissue similar to the tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus — the endometrium — grows outside your uterus. Endometriosis most commonly involves your ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining your pelvis.

Does endometriosis make you infertile?

  • Endometriosis is a common gynaecological problem. It does not necessarily cause infertility or pain. Minimal to mild endometriosis is common and it is far more likely that you will have no difficulty conceiving naturally.

Is endometriosis a serious condition?

  • Endometriosis can be serious especially if it remains untreated. Depending on the amount of endometrial tissue and where it is located, the symptoms of endometriosis can be debilitating. More than this, endometriosis has been known to affect fertility and occasionally develop into uterine or ovarian cancer.

What does it feel like to have endometriosis?

  • Endometriosis can cause pain in more than one area of your body, including: Pelvic or belly pain. It might start before your period and last several days. It can feel sharp and stabbing, and medication usually won’t help. Some women say it feels like their insides are being pulled down. They have a gnawing or throbbing feeling that can be severe.

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