Endometriosis symptoms vary from woman to woman. Some women will have many endometriosis symptoms. Others will have no symptoms besides infertility. Some may experience severe pain with menstruation, making diagnosis slightly easier. Others will only have vague, difficult to pinpoint endometriosis symptoms. They know something is wrong but can’t figure out what.To make things even more confusing, the endometriosis symptoms can also be caused by other conditions and diseases.
With that being said, the following are potential risk factors and endometriosis symptoms. If you’re experiencing any of these endometriosis symptoms, speak to your doctor. Keep in mind that the average time to receive an endometriosis diagnosis is between 7 to 10 years. If you have described your endometriosis symptoms to your doctor, only to be told it’s “in your head,” consider seeing someone else.The only way to diagnose endometriosis is with a laparoscopy. Just reviewing your endometriosis symptoms or even having an ultrasound isn’t enough. Take this quiz to see if you’re at risk for endometriosis.