Endometriosis may be detected...
During a gynaecological examination:
if a woman with typical symptoms has areas of abnormal tenderness – sometimes areas of scarring or abnormal lumps can be felt at the tender spots.
During an ultrasound performed at the time of a gynaecological examination:
if endometriosis or ‘chocolate cysts’ are found (note: in some situations, for example in women with infertility, the examination findings may be completely normal).
Our doctors are able to perform ultrasound examination as part of your assessment in our rooms.
When a woman is being investigated for abnormal bleeding from the cervix:
samples taken from the cervix may show endometriosis.
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