Understanding Endometriosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Why It Often Goes Undiagno

By: Dr. Elvira Jasarevic


Chronic Disease Management with Dr. Elvira Jasarevic at Crescent Direct Primary Care Let's talk about a common but often misunderstood condition: endometriosis. This chronic disease affects many women worldwide, particularly those assigned female at birth with a uterus. So, what exactly is endometriosis? Well, it's a condition where the tissue similar to the lining of the uterus starts to grow outside of it such as the peritoneum, ovaries, and even bowel and bladder. This misplaced tissue can cause a range of symptoms. 

Some common symptoms of endometriosis include severe menstrual cramps, pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, bladder symptoms, abdominal pain and even infertility. The symptoms can be outside of the period. Unfortunately, the symptoms of endometriosis can often be mistaken for other conditions, leading to delayed or incorrect diagnosis. 

When it comes to treatment, it's essential to consult with a healthcare provider like Dr. Elvira Jasarevic at Crescent Direct Primary Care. Direct primary care offers a personalized approach to managing chronic conditions like endometriosis. Dr. Jasarevic can work closely with patients to develop a customized treatment plan that addresses their unique needs. 

Direct primary care focuses on building strong doctor-patient relationships, allowing for more comprehensive and coordinated care. This approach can be particularly beneficial for individuals with chronic conditions like endometriosis, where ongoing management and support are crucial. 

If you suspect you may have endometriosis or are struggling to manage your symptoms effectively, don't hesitate to reach out to Dr. Elvira Jasarevic at Crescent Direct Primary Care. By taking a proactive approach to your health and seeking personalized care, you can better manage your condition and improve your quality of life.

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