Severe teenage acne linked to endometriosis

February 2, 2015no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

Scientists have discovered that women with a record of severe acne in their adolescence are at considerably increased risk of endometriosis. (Dr. Jing Xie of Harvard Medical School in Boston) We should therefore consider early referral for patients with a history of severe teenage acne and non-specific symptoms, such as …


What is Endometriosis?

March 1, 2013no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrium or lining of the uterus, occurs in areas outside the uterus. These lesions vary in size from microscopic to large invasive masses that erode into underlying organs and cause extensive adhesion formation. It is usually found in the lower abdomen but has been …