How Pregnancy can be achieved in Women with Endometriosis and Infertility Problems!
Endometriosis and infertility are closely related and is a key player affecting fertility in women. So what is endometriosis? It is growth of small pieces of endometrial tissue from the inner lining of the uterus found outside the uterus. It is most often found within the fallopian tubes, the ovaries and in the bladder and occasionally found outside the pelvic cavity. It has been know in very rare cases to travel further around body.
How does it get there?
There are various schools of thought how endometriosis tissue gets in those places that you don’t want it to be, most experts feel that it moves along with menstrual blood that flows ‘in reverse’ out of the uterus and into the fallopian tubes, ovary, pelvis, bladder and in the stomach.
How big is endometriosis’s part in infertility?
Nearly 30% of women who present to their doctor with infertility problems find that they have endometriosis, the other way of looking at this if you have endometriosis diagnosed before you are aware of your infertility, then you have in the region of 40% chance of having some degree of infertility. Again this highlights how endometriosis and infertility are closely linked. Also, more than 30% of laparoscopic procedures usually for unexplained infertility result in the diagnosis of endometriosis.
So how does endometriosis and infertility affect my capability to have a baby?
• Partially block the fallopian tube, so the embryo is more likely to get stuck and implant within the tube also known as ‘ectopic pregnancy’.
• Causes cysts which possibly interfere with the release or dropping the eggs from the ovary.
• Blocking fallopian tubes so the ovulated egg ca not reach the uterus.
• It destroys or blocks the fimbriae, hair like projections found on the end of the fallopian tube that guide and push the released egg into the fallopian tube.
• Becomes part of an immune response within the pelvis that infers with fertiliztion of the embryo.
What’s the answer to endometriosis and infertility?
First you do not give up think that all is lost, far from it because as many as 70% of women with minimal or medically mild endometriosis do conceive within three years of trying to get pregnant without any therapy.
But, do you want three years? If you have moderate to severe endometriosis then your chances are lower without medical intervention. With medical intervention by this we mean expensive invasive surgical treatment if you have minimal or mild endometriosis then your chances increase and if you have moderate to severe you can still get pregnant as your chances will have increased by up to 40%. Or by clicking here you could increase your chances by nearly 75% by ending my
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If your doctor says you have a chronic endometriosis then In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) may be your answer as despite its other effects on normal conception endometriosis does not lower your success rate after having IVF treatment.