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Autoimmune Disease:EndometriosisBREANNE SOUTH
ENDOMETRIOSISPainful disorder found inwomenTissue that lines inside ofuterus grows out of itCan be found on organs of the pelvis cavityCauses pain during a woman’s menstrual cycle
ENDOMETRIOSISSymptoms and SignsPainful periodsPain with intercoursePain with bowel movements and urinationExcessive bleeding during and between periodsInfertility
ENDOMETRIOSISCausesRetrograde menstruationEmbryonic cell growthSurgical scar implantationEndometrial cells transportImmune system disorder
ENDOMETRIOSISRetrograde MenstruationMost likely cause for endometriosisEndometrial cells flow back through the fallopian tubesThey enter the pelvic cavity instead of exiting the bodyIn mild cases, symptoms may not existThey then stick to the pelvic walls and surfaces of pelvic organs
ENDOMETRIOSISRisks FactorsNever giving birth

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Term
Winter
Professor
JenniRygh
Tags
endometriosis

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