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What Increases Your Risk
Your risk of endometriosis is higher if:
When To Call a Doctor
Call a doctor immediately if you develop sudden, severe pelvic pain.
Call a doctor to schedule an appointment if:
If you have mild pain during your period but have no other symptoms or concerns, you can wait through several menstrual cycles. Then at your next routine visit with your doctor, you can discuss your pain. Home treatment may be all that you need to relieve mild pain.
Who To See
Health professionals who can evaluate endometriosis and help you manage the pain include:
If your case is complicated or your main problem is infertility, you may be referred to:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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