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‘Endometriosis made zero sense to me’: what will it take to stop women suffering needlessly? – The Guardian

Doctors behind new Australian guidelines for treatment of the painful disease say they are hampered by a lack of quality scientific evidence



Prof Jason Abbotts interest in gynaecology was piqued in the early 1990s when he treated a significant number of women complaining of troubling symptoms including but not limited to pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy bleeding, painful sex and painful bowel movements.
And while some of these women would eventually be given a diagnosis of endometriosis a severe disorder in which tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus, causing inflammation and pain Abbott said the identification…

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