It is a chronic genetic and hormonal disease in which the endometrial tissue that is usually lining the inner part of the uterus grows in areas outside of it. This disease is frequently related to infertility. For this reason, getting pregnant is more difficult in these cases.

How is endometriosis diagnosed?

Endometriosis is a hormonal and chronic disease that cannot be diagnosed in a routine of pap smear, ultrasound scan or physical examination. It can only be diagnosed by laparoscopy.

Surgery may be recommended if you have a severe pain that does not get better with other treatments. There are two treatments: