Treatment for Endometriosis at Heng Kang Clinic
Endometrial tissue consists of glands, blood cells, and connective tissue. It commonly grows in the uterus, to prepare the lining of the womb for ovulation. In some women, the tissue in the lining of the uterus develops elsewhere in the body. This tissue swells and bleeds each month. It has nowhere to shed, though, and might form scar tissue that can be very painful.
Other symptoms of endometriosis are painful periods, pain during intercourse, heavy menstrual periods, Infertility and pain with bowel movements.Cases of endometriosis are depends on the size of the lesions and how deeply they reach into the other organs into one of four stages (I-minimal, II-mild, III-moderate, and IV-severe) based on the exact location, extent, and depth of the endometriosis implants as well as the presence and severity of scar tissue and the presence and size of endometrial implants in the ovaries.
Endometriosis affects 3%-10% of women of reproductive age and infertile women. It affects about 40%-80% of women who are suffering from pelvic pain.If you left it untreated, This scar tissue can bind any of the pelvic organs to one another and may sometimes cover them entirely. Some women who have endometriosis experience few or no symptoms. However, in some women, endometriosis may cause severe menstrual cramps, pain during sexual intercourse, infertility, or other symptoms.
Coping and support
If you are dealing with endometriosis, we consider you to join a group for women with endometriosis or fertility problems. Sometimes it helps simply to talk to other women who can relate to your experiences and feelings. If you can't find a support group in your community, look for one online.
Surgery for Endometriosis
If you have endometriosis and trying to get pregnant, we recommend you to have surgery to remove the endometriosis implants while preserving your uterus and ovaries (conservative surgery) that might increase your chances of success. If you have severe pain from endometriosis, you may also benefit from surgery; however, endometriosis pain may return. Our doctor may do this procedure laparoscopically or, less commonly, through traditional abdominal surgery in more extensive cases. Even in severe cases, most can be treated with laparoscopic surgery.
In laparoscopic surgery, our surgeon inserts a laparoscope(slender viewing instrument) through a small incision near your navel and inserts instruments to remove endometrial tissue through another small incision. After surgery, our doctor may recommend taking hormone medication to help you improve pain.
Where is the surgery performed?
Finding a doctor whom you feel comfortable is crucial in managing and treating endometriosis, but our doctor from Heng Kang Diagnostics and Medical Clinic can treat health conditions like this. You can get a second opinion before starting any treatment to be sure that you know all the options and the possible outcomes. Our clinic can perform surgeries because we have a lot of experts that can help any patients to remove any disease, You don’t have to be afraid of any pain treatments. Heng Kang clinic has long been a prestigious and quality center in the treatment. Especially for those patients that need more treatment. You will be completely assured when you come here because we have a team that a lot of experienced medical doctors and modern equipment, which will certainly bring a good result.
For more inquiries, you can visit our clinic Heng Kang Diagnostics And Medical Clinic 517-519 Quintin Paredes St., Brgy.289, Binondo, City of Manila. You can also call us at (02) 8356 - 0262 or you can click the consultation box at the right side of your screen.