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Endometriosis Treatment in Dubai at Emirates Hospitals Group. Our Endometriosis Clinic offers comprehensive treatment and support for women suffering from endometriosis, a chronic condition that can cause significant pain and infertility. We prioritize personalized care and advanced treatment options to improve the quality of life for our patients. We offer excellence in women’s healthcare in Dubai, led by a team of the best gynecologists dedicated to providing specialized care.

  • Understanding Endometriosis
  • Treatment Options
  • Symptoms & Diagnosis

Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis, a condition where tissue similar to the uterine lining grows outside the uterus, can be a silent thief of well-being for many women. While it may not always cause noticeable symptoms, for some, it can cause significant pain, disrupt menstrual cycles, and even impact fertility.

Endometriosis Treatment

Treatment Options Tailored to Your Needs

The Endometriosis Clinic at Emirates Hospitals Group offers a comprehensive range of treatments to alleviate symptoms and improve your quality of life. Here’s an overview of the treatment options we provide:

  • Hormonal Therapy: Hormonal medication like birth control pills, progestin therapy, or Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists can regulate menstrual cycles and reduce endometrial tissue growth.
  • Pain Management: We offer various pain management strategies to address pain associated with endometriosis, including pain medication, physical therapy, and alternative therapies like acupuncture or acupressure.
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: Laparoscopic surgery is often a preferred approach for endometriosis diagnosis and treatment. This minimally invasive procedure utilizes small abdominal incisions for visualization and removal of endometrial implants.
  • Excisional Surgery: In some cases, depending on the severity of endometriosis, more extensive excisional surgery may be necessary to remove the endometrial tissue completely. Our skilled surgeons prioritize maximizing tissue removal while minimizing damage to healthy tissue.

Symptoms: When to Consider Endometriosis

Endometriosis can manifest a variety of symptoms, with some women experiencing none at all. Here are some common signs that may indicate endometriosis:

  • Painful Periods: Severe pelvic pain, cramping, and even nausea during menstruation.
  • Pelvic Pain Throughout the Cycle: Pain that occurs outside of your period, including pain during ovulation or intercourse.
  • Heavy Bleeding: Unusually heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding.
  • Infertility: Endometriosis can sometimes impact a woman’s ability to conceive.
  • Other Symptoms: Fatigue, bloating, bowel or bladder problems.

Endometriosis Symptoms

Diagnosing Endometriosis

Diagnosing endometriosis can be challenging due to the varying nature of symptoms. Our gynecologists at the Endometriosis Clinic employ a multi-pronged approach:

  • Detailed Medical History: Your doctor will inquire about your menstrual cycle, symptoms, family history, and attempts at conception if applicable.
  • Pelvic Examination: A physical examination to assess the uterus and surrounding structures for tenderness or abnormalities.
  • Imaging Tests: Ultrasound or MRI scans may be used to visualize potential endometrial implants.
  • Laparoscopy: This minimally invasive surgery can definitively diagnose endometriosis by allowing direct visualization of the pelvic cavity and removal of suspicious tissue samples for biopsy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Endometriosis is a chronic condition where tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus (endometrium) grows outside the uterus, commonly on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and other pelvic organs. This tissue responds to hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle, causing pain, inflammation, and possible infertility.

Common symptoms include pelvic pain, especially during menstruation (dysmenorrhea), pain during intercourse (dyspareunia), heavy menstrual bleeding, fatigue, bowel and urinary problems, and infertility. Symptoms can vary widely among individuals, and some women may experience no symptoms at all.

Diagnosis typically involves a combination of medical history review, pelvic examination, imaging tests such as ultrasound or MRI to visualize pelvic structures, and laparoscopy—a minimally invasive surgical procedure to directly view and biopsy suspected endometrial tissue.

Yes, endometriosis is a common cause of infertility in women. The presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus can lead to pelvic adhesions, scarring, and distortion of pelvic anatomy, affecting the ability of eggs to be fertilized or embryos to implant in the uterus. Treatment at the Endometriosis Clinic may include strategies to improve fertility outcomes, depending on individual circumstances and goals.

Last update date: 03-07-2024

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