Endometriosis

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A typically painful condition causing tissue that usually lines the inside of the uterus to grow outside the uterus and onto the ovaries, bowel and pelvic tissue. The condition can make conception difficult.

 

Symptoms

  • Irregular periods
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Sleep problems
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain and slowed metabolism
  • Thinning hair and dry skin
  • Loss of breast fullness

 

Diagnosis

  • Pelvic exam
  • Ultrasound
  • Laparoscopy

 

Treatments

  • Surgery
  • Birth control hormones
  • Hormone therapy

TREATMENT LOCATIONS

Our doctors at Houston Methodist specialize in gynecology care at the following convenient locations: