Endometriosis Treatment & Surgery 

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What is Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition. It occurs when the tissue lining that usually occurs inside a uterus, to prepare the lining of a womb for a foetus, starts growing elsewhere in the abdominal region. This lining is usually dissolved when a woman gets her monthly menstrual cycle. This endometrial tissue comprises glands, blood cells, and connective tissue. Over 150 million women worldwide experience this condition, which affects their personal life and their capacity to function normally

What Are the Symptoms of Endometriosis?

  • Severe menstrual cramps
  • Long-term lower-back and pelvic pain
  • Periods lasting longer than 7 days
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding, where the pad or tampon needs changing every 1 to 2 hours
  • Bowel and urinary problems including pain, diarrhoea, constipation, and bloating
  • Bloody stool or urine
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Spotting or bleeding between periods

Endometriosis Surgery

Conservative surgery: If you have endometriosis and are trying to become pregnant, surgery to remove as much endometriosis as possible while preserving your uterus and ovaries may increase your chances of success. If you have severe pain from endometriosis, you may also benefit from surgery however, endometriosis and pain may return.

The procedure may be done laparoscopically or through open abdominal surgery in more extensive cases.

Assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization, to help you become pregnant are sometimes suggested if conservative surgery is ineffective.

Pain Management

Pain medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or naproxen may be prescribed to help ease painful menstrual cramps.

Getting regular exercise can help relieve symptoms.

Hormone Therapy

Supplemental hormones are sometimes effective in reducing or eliminating the pain of endometriosis. It may recur after stopping the course of therapy.

The Impact of Endometriosis:

Often, the discomfort, pain, and stress caused by endometriosis can impact other areas of a woman’s life including her work, her interpersonal relationships, her expenses, and her emotional wellbeing. Every area of her functional life is impacted, leaving her stressed, anxious, irritable and in pain. Our specialists at Apollo Cradle also counsel them and address their multiple challenges.

Find the Right Doctor for Endometriosis At Apollo Cradle

Women are always afraid to speak about their discomfort related to gynaecological issues. They rarely share it with close friends or even their family physicians, unless she is also a woman. That is why, a trusted and renowned gynaecology clinic is the safest place a woman should visit, to seek treatment for Endometriosis from a specialist in this field. Apollo Cradle has a team of highly qualified doctors who are experts in handling gynaecological conditions. This includes Endometriosis specialists, who have vast experience and an impeccable track record. They not only understand the sensitivity of the issue, but they also guide a patient with compassion and understanding, while explaining the intricacies of the treatment to them.    

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