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Managing endometriosis
  • Relevant BNF sections: 6.4.1, 6.7.2

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Various estimates suggest that 6-44% of women of reproductive age have endometriosis,1 that is, functioning endometrial tissue lying outside its usual intrauterine location. Although this condition may be asymptomatic, common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia, cyclical pelvic and abdominal pain, and subfertility. Here we discuss ways of managing endometriosis.

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  • Relevant BNF sections: 6.4.1, 6.7.2

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