According to OB-GYN Montgomery County Dr. Rania Ibrahim, endometriosis affects 6.5 million females in the United States and more almost 90 million women worldwide. The hormonal and immune system disorder is associated with numerous cancers, (including ovarian cancer), autoimmune illnesses and allergic disorders.
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and during this national health observance, your Montgomery County OB-GYN is encouraging women to discuss this disease, which affects girls who are as young as eight years old as well as women up to 80 years of age.
In cases of endometriosis, tissue located outside the uterus develops into growths that can result in pain, infertility and other problems. Women who suffer from this condition may experience painful periods, pain during and/or after sex, excessive bleeding during or between periods or infertility.
Endometriosis can usually be treated effectively with medicine, surgery or a combination of the two. The approach that you and your OB-GYN Montgomery County decide upon will be dependent on how severe your symptoms are and whether or not you want to become pregnant any time in the future.
While there is no cure, we can treat endometriosis through medication, hormone therapy or surgery. We initially try traditional treatment approaches such as pain medications and hormone therapy, beginning with contraceptives in simple cases and surgery – such as hysterectomy – in more extreme cases.
If you are experiencing chronic or severe pelvic pain or think you may need endometriosis treatment Montgomery County TX residents rely on the professional and caring staff at New Beginnings OB-GYN under the direction of Dr. Rania Ibrahim in Conroe, TX.
Don’t wait – call us today at (936) 441-8635 to schedule your confidential consultation.