Conditions & Causes : Female Infertility

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition in which cells from the lining of the uterus adheres to your pelvic organs, frequently on the ovaries. These cells respond to female hormones and symptoms often worsen with the menstrual cycle. It is estimated that Endometriosis occurs in 5 – 10% of women. It can be extremely painful and may cause infertility. Treatment options could include surgery, Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), or any combination of the above, depending on the medical profile of the patient.