Unit 3 Assignment Samerra Kirk - Endometriosis Samerra

This preview shows page 1 - 6 out of 10 pages.

EndometriosisSamerra Kirk
IntroductionEndometriosisPainful disorder in which tissue that lines the inside of the uterus, grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis commonly involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining the pelvis.(Endometriosis, N.d.)-uk.org/understanding-endometriosis
Signs & SymptomsPainful periods.Pain with intercourse.Pain with bowel movements or urination.Excessive bleeding.Infertility.Other symptoms (fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, bloating or nausea)metriosis-and-bowel-symptoms/
CausesRetrograde menstruation.Transformation of peritoneal cells.Embryonic cell transformation.Surgical scar implantation.Endometrial cells transport.Immune system disorder.
Risk FactorsHaving never given birth.Starting your period at a young age.Going through Menopause at an older age.

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 10 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Spring
Professor
N/A
Tags
Endometrium, endometriosis, Endometriosis Samerra Kirk, Catharine Paddock

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture