What is endometriosis?

What is endometriosis?

"After having prescribed tests, my doctor informed me that I had endometriosis, he referred to the need for surgery and did not give me much information about this disease. to know more? "The answer to Corinne's question.

The answer of Yasmine Candau, president of the association EndoFrance

  • "Endometriosis is one of the leading causes of infertility, caused by the presence of endometrial cells (uteri) outside the uterus, and causes lesions such as cysts or adhesions. is a chronic and sometimes recurrent disease that takes many forms and manifests itself in severe pain.
  • Difficult to diagnose, it requires support by specialists who prescribe examinations (MRI, ultrasounds), drug treatments and possibly a surgical procedure. The association I represent, validated by doctors and a scientific committee, has created a network of local volunteer contacts in different regions of France. We support women with this disease, provide specialist addresses, and offer information conferences on the subject. "

The mothers' point of view

  • "It's true that it's harder to have a baby when you have endometriosis, but you still get there, I was very worried, but I ended up being pregnant. my illness is a thing of the past, good luck, you'll get there. " Marianne
  • "It was after laparoscopy that the doctor told me that I had an endometriosis, I did a treatment that caused artificial menopause for four months, and then I had an artificial insemination that walked on the first try, do not despair, get healed and you'll be mom soon. " Stéphanie

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