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Facts

  • More than 170 million of women worldwide suffer from endometriosis, out of which 2 million of women are in the UK.
  • Most women with endometriosis have no symptoms, making it very hard to diagnose.
  • That is why the estimates on the numbers of women affected by this condition range anywhere between 2 to 18%.
  • Around 30% of women treated for infertility suffer from endometriosis.
  • Most cases of endometriosis are diagnosed in women from 25 to 35 years old, but there have been cases of girls as young as 11 with this condition.
  • 60-80% of women suffering from pelvic pain may be affected by this condition.
  • The exact cause of endometriosis is still not determined.

Symptoms

  • Pelvic pain before and during menstruation
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Pain or cramping during sex
  • Pain during pelvic examinations
  • Difficulty conceiving

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