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When to Seek Medical Care
Because endometriosis is a chronic disease, it may come on gradually. A woman will want to schedule regular care with a women's care clinician or gynecologist (a physician who specializes in women's sexual organs). If the woman's pain changes dramatically over a short period of time or unexpected symptoms develop, it is reasonable to go to a hospital emergency department.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/2/2014
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