Suara.com – Most women will complain of menstrual pain when menstruation comes. Pain or tenderness in the lower abdominal area is very normal during menstruation.
But, you also shouldn’t ignore menstrual pain that is painful to the point of unbearable during menstruation.
Because, this menstrual pain can be influenced by health conditions, one of which is endometriosis.
Women with this condition have uterine tissue growing where it shouldn’t.
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It behaves in the same way as the lining of the uterus, building up, breaking down and bleeding with each menstrual cycle, causing a burning pain through the pelvic area.
Dr Snieguole Martinkiene, an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN), said there are several symptoms that may point to a diagnosis of endometriosis.
“These symptoms include debilitating menstrual pain, chronic pelvic pain for more than six months, irregular spotting, bloating, chronic fatigue,” says Dr Snieguole Martinkiene. The Sun.
Dr Snieguole said endometriosis develops over years and it is very important to recognize it early.
The cells that make up the uterine mucosa have a tendency to proliferate and form endometrial foci that make the disease progress in four stages.
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“The more advanced the stage, the more likely it is that endometriosis can cause infertility and other health problems,” he said.
Therefore, early diagnosis of endometriosis can prevent the spread of the disease. However, endometriosis can take an average of seven years to be diagnosed and up to 12 years.
Vilmante Markeviciene, founder of the feminine hygiene product brand Gentle Day, admits that some women experience painful periods during menstruation.
However, normal menstrual pain should not make it difficult for a woman to move to the point of not being able to work. In fact, they may have to relieve it with medication.
All women need to be aware of menstrual pain that feels like throbbing, burning, burning, or stabbing. Because, all of that may need medical attention.
Endometriosis UK says teens with endometriosis typically experience the following symptoms.
- Painful, heavy or irregular menstruation
- Pain when going to the toilet
- Tired all the time
- Severe pelvic pain between periods
Other warning signs of endometriosis include pain during and after sex and difficulty conceiving, as well as bleeding from the intestines.
If you suspect you have endometriosis, your doctor can diagnose it by laparoscopy.
This surgery requires inserting a camera (laparoscope) into the pelvis through a small incision near the belly button. Then, the doctor looks for signs of disease around the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and so on.
So far, there is no cure for endometriosis but the condition can be managed in various ways.