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Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts

Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts- Conditions & Treatments | SingHealth

Endometriosis and Ovarian Cysts - What it is



What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition where the lining of the womb responsible for menstruation is found outside the womb. Up to ten percent of women are affected with endometriosis.

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what is endometriosis and ovarian cysts

The lining of the womb responds to menstrual hormones and causes ‘menstruation’ outside the womb. Over time, this will cause inflammation, tissue damage and scar formation (adhesions).

endometriosis inflammation and adhesions
endometriosis and ovarian cysts conditions and treatments

Endometriosis commonly affects the ovaries giving rise to ovarian cysts or endometrioma. It can also be found behind or within the womb, causing pelvic pain.

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pelvic pain due to endometriosis

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