Endometriosis is a painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus the endometrium grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis mainly involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining your pelvis. Rarely, it may spread beyond the pelvic organs

Causes of endometriosis

  • Retrograde menstruation
  • Transformation of peritoneal cells
  • Embryonic cell transformation
  • Surgical scar implantation
  • Endometrial cells transport
  • Immune system disorder

Common signs and symptoms of endometriosis may include:

  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Pelvic, lower back and abdominal pain
  • Pain during or after intercourse
  • Pain with bowel movements or urination
  • Excessive bleeding during periods
  • Infertility
  • Fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, bloating or nausea, particularly during menstrual periods.