4 Treatments for Endometriosis You Should Know About

4. Treatment for Endometriosis-Related Infertility

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Infertility is the second most common symptom of endometriosis, and it is addressed through two main treatments. Physicians may recommend a laparoscopy surgery to remove or vaporize the growths and improve fertility.

When surgery is ineffective, patients are usually recommended in vitro fertilization (IVF), which is a treatment that combines sperm  and eggs in a laboratory to make an embryo to place into the patient’s uterus. Patients who struggle with infertility and want to get pregnant are discouraged from undergoing hormonal therapy since it suppresses ovulation and delays pregnancy.

During the pregnancy, the pain usually becomes less intense, but if not treated, it can come back after the baby is born.

Learn more about endometriosis here.

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