Endometriosis is a medical condition where tissue like the lining of the uterus grows outside of it, causing pain and other symptoms. Endometriosis excision surgery can be an option for those with severe endometriosis, but it is not always necessary. In this blog, we will discuss how to decide whether or not you need endometriosis surgery.
Indications for Endometriosis Surgery The decision to undergo endometriosis surgery is made based on the severity of symptoms and the extent of the endometrial tissue growth. Surgery may be recommended if: Pain is affecting your quality of life: If your endometriosis pain is severe and interfering with your daily activities, it may be time to consider surgery. Fertility concerns: Endometriosis can cause infertility in some women, and surgery may be recommended to improve the chances of conception. Medication isn't working: Hormonal treatments, such as Progesterone medications, birth control pills or GnRH agonists (short period), can help manage endometriosis symptoms. However, if these treatments are not effective, surgery may be recommended. Endometriosis is causing other health problems: In rare cases, endometrial tissue can grow on organs such as the bladder or bowel, causing significant symptoms & health issues. Surgery may be necessary to remove the tissue and prevent further complications. Requirements for the Right Gynecological Surgeon and Team If you do decide to undergo endometriosis laparoscopic surgery, it is crucial to choose the right Gynecological surgeon and multispecialty team. Here are some things to consider: