Q: Does pregnancy cure Endometriosis?
Pregnancy may reduce symptoms of Endometriosis and may make one feel like they are cured, but the symptoms will be back.
Q: Is it true you cannot conceive with Endometriosis?
Endometriosis can cause infertility, but not in all cases. Many women conceive with various degrees of Endometriosis, although the per cycle pregnancy rate is lower. It may take a couple longer to conceive.
Q: Does surgery cure Endometriosis?
Surgery can provide long-term elimination of symptoms of Endometriosis, but it does not stop whatever is causing Endometriosis. Endometriosis and its symptoms can return. The chance of Endometriosis returning depends on how severe it is and on the individual. Some Endometriosis symptoms are slow to recur while in others it may recur more rapidly.
Q: When you have a lot of pain symptoms does it indicate a severe case of Endometriosis?
There is a correlation between the amount of Endometriosis and pain. But small amounts located at nerve endings can also cause pain, it does not indicate the level of Endometriosis.