What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is the

Endometriosis often has no

Massage is a local contraindica-

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growth of endometrial

symptoms. When it does, they are

tion for diagnosed cases of en-

 

cells in the peritoneal cav-

generally infertility and abdominal

dometriosis.

 

ity (and possibly elsewhere).

pain during menstruation.

 

 

The cells swell and subside

 

 

 

with the menstrual cycle.

 

 

 

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