Why is endometriosis surgery done?

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(WebMD) — Endometriosis is a condition in which the type of tissue that lines a woman’s uterus grows outside it. A surgery called laparoscopy is the only way to know for sure whether you have it.

Your doctor might also recommend surgery if you have severe endometriosis pain and medication doesn’t help enough. They can find the endometriosis inside your body and take out all or some of the affected tissue.

There are some things to think about, including whether you want to get pregnant later. You might not be able to have children after certain endometriosis operations. Talk with your doctor about what options are a good fit for you.

When Is It Time for Endometriosis Surgery?
Whether you should have surgery may depend on your age and your overall health. Talk with your doctor if: (…)

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