Related Conditions

In addition to endometriosis, there are several other gynecological conditions/diseases that are also poorly understood and difficult to diagnose. Some of these can co-occur with endometriosis, while others may occur in absence of any other condition. These conditions may also be mistaken for endometriosis, or vice versa. The more common conditions/ diseases are:

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Interstitial cystitis (IC) 

Adenomyosis

Vulvodynia

Chronic pelvic pain 


Secondary issues/diseases  may result from endometriosis and some of the conditions above, including:

Vaginismus 

Pelvic floor dysfunction

Infertility 

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