Endometriosis & Infertility

Endometriosis affects roughly 10% (190 million) of reproductive age women and girls globally.


Endometriosis & Infertility

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Updated on:
February 21, 2023
Female Infertility

Endometriosis & Infertility

What is Endometriosis?


According to conventional definitions, endometriosis is a gynaecological condition in which endometrial tissue develops outside the uterus. It causes pelvic pain, bleeds, and is a significant contributor to female infertility.At the moment, endometriosis is viewed as a systemic illness. It alters the metabolism of adipose tissues and the liver, causing systemic inflammation and alterations in gene expression in the brain that cause pain and mood disturbances.In this disorder, the endometrial tissue implants and inserts into the ovaries and fallopian tubes of the female pelvis, potentially affecting the bladder or bower as well.

What are the symptoms of Endometriosis?

The following are typical endometriosis symptoms and signs:The primary symptom of this illness is pain. Painful menstrual cramps, persistent back and abdominal pain, discomfort before and after sexual activity, pain while urinating, and other types of pain are all common in endometriosis-affected women.infertility or inability to get pregnantBetween menses bleeding or excessive bleedingSeveral digestive issues, such as diarrhoea, constipation, bloating, or nausea throughout the menstrual cycle

How can Endometriosis be diagnosed?

Endometriosis frequently has unclear symptoms, and it may only be discovered in its latter stages. The primary sign of endometriosis is pain. If your periods are excruciatingly painful, you should see a doctor.A pelvic exam, which includes a speculum examination, an ultrasound, and, in certain situations, an MRI, are among the diagnostic procedures used to detect endometriosis.An invasive treatment called a laparoscopy is used to thoroughly visualize the pelvic organs and determine whether endometriosis is present or not.

How is Endometriosis treated?

It's crucial to see your doctor if you exhibit endometriosis symptoms and warning indicators. The comprehensive approach to treating endometriosis today is crucial and improves the condition's management.Surgery, medical treatment, and non-pharmacological treatment are all options for endometriosis management. These therapeutic modalities can aid in easing the excruciating endometriosis symptoms.In addition, endometriosis patients frequently experience difficulties conceiving. The ESHRE guideline for the care of endometriosis-affected women recommended counselling for Endometrioma-affected infertile women, explaining the risk of diminished ovarian function following surgery as well as the potential for ovary loss. To protect future fertility, specialists advised freezing eggs prior to endometriosis surgery.

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You will have much more hormones rushing through your body than usual as a result of all the hormone injections required during IVF. You might feel cranky, bloated, or even high libido as a result of that. It's not uncommon for women to gain a little weight. Hormone injections can affect your weight and also your hunger levels, along with changes in your emotions. Expect some changes to happen in your body and mind.

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Can I smoke during IVF treatment?

Smoking is a strict "No" if you’re looking to get pregnant. This is applicable to both men and women. Smoking has shown to have a big impact on the quality of the sperms and eggs and hence it’s advisable that you quit smoking if you’re planning to start a family.

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Can I work and commute when undergoing IVF treatment?

This can only be suggested on a case to case basis depending on the various factors associated with the patient, such as age, medical condition, quality of eggs/sperms etc.

At what age is IVF most successful?

IVF success rates vary as it depends on multiple factors. One of these major factors is age. The success rate is almost 55-60% in women who are less than 35 years of age. The success rate goes down as the woman’s age increases. Ideally, the 20s and 30s are the best age to have a successful IVF.

How do I prepare my body for IVF?

It's pretty doable. Begin taking prenatal supplements, keep a healthy weight, stop using drugs, drinking alcohol, or smoking, avoid serious infectious infections, which could cause a delay in treatment, and reduce consuming caffeine. Basically, maintain a healthy body by eating healthy and exercising regularly.

How much of infertility is because of the man?

1/3 of infertility cases are attributable to men, 1/3 are attributable to women, and the rest are a combination of male and female factors or unexplained problems.

Do IVF hormones make you emotional?

Some women report having minimal to no reactions, while others say they are extremely anxious or even depressed. So be aware that you can experience an emotional response to the hormone changes; if you do, this is completely normal and okay.

How long should I try before deciding to see a fertility specialist?

If you’re unable to conceive after a year of actively trying to conceive, then you should consult a doctor.

Is IVF painful?

IVF shots are typically not too painful. Although there is a stinging feeling, it is not bothersome. The needles are too thin to cause any pain. When you inject the medication, you can invite your partner or perhaps a friend to stand by your side.

Can i drink alcohol during IVF treatment?

Drinking is strictly discouraged while prepping for IVF. Some studies have shown that alcohol may have an effect on the outcome of IVF.

Do IVF babies look different?

The woman becomes pregnant once the embryo is implanted in her uterus, and after a certain amount of time, she gives birth to her child. IVF children are just like any other children. In fact, it is impossible to tell an IVF baby apart from other kids unless you are told.

What is the cost of IVF treatment in Jananam?

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Are IVF babies always healthy?

Yes is the clear-cut response. With the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF), millions of healthy children have been born. There are no immediate or long-term risks to the child's health associated with the procedure. The method of conception is the main distinction between IVF babies and regular babies.

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