Women who experience infertility problems it is more common to have endometriosis.
However, the majority of women with endometriosis can get pregnant especially these ones who have mild to moderate endometriosis.
Approximately 70% of women with mild to moderate endometriosis get pregnant within the first three years of trying to conceive without any treatment.
It is not well known what exactly cause infertility, but anatomical and hormonal factors might affect this problem.
Endometriosis lesions distort pelvic anatomy and as a result the ova (eggs) cannot get into fallopian tubes during ovulation.
Moreover, endometriosis can provoke changes in the hormonal environment affecting ovulation, fertilization and implementation.
Infertility associated with endometriosis is more common between women with severe endometriosis.
The therapeutic options in infertility associated with endometriosis vary; however, the most effective is the surgical one especially if the woman wishes to get pregnant.