What is the recovery time for endometriosis surgery?

Recovery time for endometriosis surgery depends on the nature of the surgery. Endometriosis may be treated endoscopically or even with robotic surgery, either of which will likely have an associated recovery time measured in days to weeks. On the other hand, if open surgery is necessary, recovery time may be more lengthy. 
The recovery time for endometriosis surgery depends on the type of surgery, according to Jessica Ritch, MD, Gynecologist at Aventura Hospital & Medical Center. Learn more about treatment in this video. 

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Are you one of seven million women in the United States with endometriosis? If so, you may also be struggling with infertility. Endometriosis is a female reproductive disorder characterized by pelvic pain, inflammation and vaginal ...

bleeding. This painful condition can affect any female of menstruating age, although it is more likely to run in families. If you experience abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain, talk to your doctor. While there is no known cause, and no known cure for endometriosis, treatments do exist, including medications and surgery to reduce symptoms and restore fertility.

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