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What is the goal of endometriosis treatment?

For a woman with endometriosis, treatment will have two goals:
  • Unblocking tubes and removing any adhesions that may affect conception, fertilization, and movement of fertilized eggs down the fallopian tubes.
  • Keeping the disease process in check by decreasing hormonal stimulation to these implants so that they do not grow and slough off, resulting in more damage to surrounding tissues.

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