Endometriosis and infertility


Published: May, 2009

I have a family history of endometriosis. I have heard this condition could lead to infertility. What treatments are available, and how do you know for sure if you have it?


Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrial tissue that normally lines the uterus is found on other organs. The organs are usually in the pelvis and include the ovaries, bladder, bowel, and peritoneum (the sheet of tissue that lines the pelvis).

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