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Main article: Endometriosis Overview
Diagnosis of Endometriosis
See a doctor if you have any typical symptoms of endometriosis regardless of age. It is not uncommon to diagnose girls as young as 12 with endometriosis.
Source: Millischer A E, et al. (2022)
It is important to find a doctor experienced with endometriosis and similar conditions to minimise a possible delay in diagnosis and self-doubts.
Dismissal of symptoms by doctors contributes to reduced self-esteem and depression.
Source: Bontempo A C, et al. (2021)
The doctor will then talk through your symptoms and signs before recommending some of the following tests for a clinical diagnosis:
- Pelvic exam
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
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