A GP guide to endometriosis management

A variety of medical and surgical options are available for an individualised and tailored approach to managing this enigmatic disease

Need to know:

  • Endometriosis affects up to 10% of women of reproductive age.
  • Diagnosis is typically delayed by 7-9 years after symptom onset.
  • Consider the diagnosis in any woman with debilitating menstrual, sexual or ovulation pain; pelvic organ symptoms during menses; or unexplained infertility.
  • Deep infiltrative endometriosis ultrasound, per