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Symptoms of Endometriosis
Some women with endometriosis do not have symptoms. Women who do have problems that range from mild to severe. Common problems are:
- Pelvic pain
- Pain in the lower back or belly
- Pain during or after sex
- Pain when urinating
- Pain when passing stool
- Irregular periods
Brown R, Byrne D, Curran N, et al. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline NG73. Endometriosis: diagnosis and management. National Guideline Alliance (UK). NICE 2017 Sep.
Endometriosis. ACOG website. Available at: https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Endometriosis. Updated January 2019. Accessed November 12, 2019.
Endometriosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/endometriosis . Updated August 30, 2019. Accessed November 12, 2019.
Endometriosis. Office on Women's Health website. Available at: https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/endometriosis. Updated April 1, 2019. Accessed November 12, 2019.
- Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Elliot Levine, MD
- Review Date: 11/2019
- Update Date: 11/18/2019