In this condition the uterine walls thicken, and extend into the muscles of the walls of the uterus. The symptoms are painful with heavy periods, pain in intercourse, clots in periods, bleeding in -between periods, cramps in periods which grows with age.
HOW IS ADENOMYOSIS DIAGNOSED?
It is diagnosed with ultrasound, physical examination by the doctor, hysterectomy, transvaginal ultrasound and MRI.
HOW IS ADENOMYOSIS TREATED?
The treatment is based on the various symptoms and their severity. Many mild symptoms are treated with medications along with heating pads to cease the cramps. The treatment for the severe cases includes: • Hormone therapy • Uterine artery embolization. • Endometrial ablation. • Medications prescribed by the doctor.
DID YOU KNOW?
During diagnosis, adenomyosis is often confused with uterine fibroids