In women with endometriosis womb lining tissue (endometrium) is found outside the womb and can cause pain and discomfort. Endometriosis is a long-term condition affecting around 2 million women in the UK.
It is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 25 and 40. It is rare after menopause. Some women will have a mild form of the condition, others will experience extreme pain, heavy periods and will have difficulty becoming pregnant. Endometriosis occurs when cells like the ones that line the endometrium (womb/uterus lining) are found elsewhere in the body, usually on the pelvic peritoneum, ovaries, bladder and bowel.
The most common symptoms of Endometriosis are:
At the Surrey Park Clinic we are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis and offer personalised care in our friendly clinic, at a time to suit you. You can self-refer to see a Gynaecologist that specialises in endometriosis and at the initial consultation they will complete an examination, with an ultrasound scan and blood tests possibly also required. They will then agree a treatment plan with you to manage your symptoms.
Please call 01483 454016 to arrange your consultation.