Are You Aware About Endometriosis ??
Endometrial tissue normally grows in the uterus. Endometrial implants sometimes grow outside the uterus and is called endometriosis. These linings when breaks down like lining in the uterus that produces menstruation and it has nowhere to go and end in cysts, heavy periods, cramps and even infertility.
Dr. Deepak Rao is the gynaecologist and laparoscopic surgeon at Rashmi Hospital, Bangalore who is well experienced in endometriosis. The hospital uses a wide range of modern technologies and equipments and offering a patient friendly atmosphere.
Causes of Endometriosis
- Family history
- Retrograde menstruation-At periods, blood flows out of vagina, but backwards along the fallopian tubes into the pelvis
- Metaplasia-The conversion of normal pelvic tissue into endometriosis
- Older age pregnancy First period before 11 years of age
- Low body weight
- Alcohol use
- Changes in the immune cells
- Regularly having less than 27 days between periods, or shorter regular cycles
Symptoms of Endometriosis
Symptoms vary from patient to patient
Cramps one or two weeks around menstruation
Pain in the lower abdomen before and during menstruation
Pain following sexual intercourse
Discomfort with bowel movements
Lower back pain that may occur at any time during menstrual cycle
Doctor will conduct a physical examination, suggest for ultrasound and laparoscopy
Medications and surgical treatment are available.
Pain medications, hormonal therapy, birth control pills, patches and vaginal rings and medroprogesterone injection usually relieve pain. Sometimes surgery is suggested
Conservative Surgery: ‘The aim of the surgery is to remove or destroy endometrial growths without damaging reproductive organs
Laparoscopic surgery: To remove endometrial tissue.
Hysterectomy: If no improvement seen on treatment, surgeon will remove uterus and cervix.
Endometriosis treatment is complete only with Rashmi Hospital which is famous for its laparoscopic treatment for endometriosis.
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