Ask Sofia: What are the Signs of Endometriosis?
The signs of endometriosis, where the uterine lining begins to grow outside the uterus, can include painful menstruation, low back pain, discomfort during intercourse, fatigue and gastrointestinal issues – all of which can be mistaken for other issues such as fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease or irritable bowel syndrome.Read more
Painful menstruation. Low back or abdominal pain. Pain during sex. Endometriosis, a disorder where the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus begins to grow outside of the uterus, often makes itself known through pelvic pain. The tissue attaches to other organs and acts as normal – which means breaking down and bleeding during each period. However, the tissue lacks a way to leave the body, which can lead to severe pain.Read more