Adenomyosis occurs when stray pieces of a woman’s endometrium become embedded within the muscle fibres of the walls of the uterus

Is adenomyosis a dangerous condition?

Adenomyosis is regarded as not being a dangerous condition. It can however cause a great deal of discomfort to the patient. A female may experience very heavy menstrual cycles with abdominal pains.

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Symptoms of adenomyosis

Females who have this condition generally experience one or more of the following symptoms: high intensity pelvic pain, severe cramping during the menstrual cycle, pain during intercourse as well as bleeding between periods. Menstrual bleeding can be heavy or prolonged. Blood clots will be prevalent.

If you are in a lot of discomfort and these symptoms are affecting your quality of life, seek medical attention.

While All4Women endeavours to ensure health articles are based on scientific research, health articles should not be considered as a replacement for professional medical advice. Should you have concerns related to this content, it is advised that you discuss them with your personal healthcare provider.

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