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22 November 2010

Teen period camps may lead to endometriosis

In some teenage girls, very painful menstrual periods that interfere with daily life may signal an increased risk of developing the most extensive form of endometriosis.

In some teenage girls, very painful menstrual periods that interfere with daily life may signal an increased risk of developing the most extensive form of endometriosis, a preliminary study suggests.

The findings, published in Fertility and Sterility, suggest that such problems in adolescence can sometimes predict a later diagnosis of DIE.

 
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