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What Is Adenomyosis?

Adenomyosis is a unique condition of the uterus that causes a woman’s endometrial tissue to grow into the muscles of her uterus. This condition often leads to an enlarged uterus, as well as especially painful menstrual cycles and/or pain during sex.

Common Causes of Adenomyosis

There is no known cause for adenomyosis, though many medical professionals believe that the condition may be related to a variety of other health conditions, such as:

Risk Factors

It is possible for some women to be more prone to developing adenomyosis than others if they possess one or more of the following characteristics:

How Will I Know If I Have Adenomyosis?

Symptoms of adenomyosis do not always present themselves in patients with the condition. However, the majority of women with adenomyosis will notice several signs, including:

Why You Should Contact Houston Fibroids Today

It is important to seek the advice of a specialist if you notice any unusual symptoms during your regular menstrual cycle. Even if your symptoms do not relate to adenomyosis, they are likely to be the result of another common uterine condition like uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or uterine polyps.

Once a definitive diagnosis has been made, Drs. Hardee and Fox will be able to begin offering individualized insights into your case of adenomyosis and which treatment methods they feel would work best for you based on your most concerning symptoms. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Hardee or Dr. Fox, please call 713-575-3686 today!

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