In-depth

Causes

Endometriosis

Uterine fibroids

Uterine polyps

Symptoms

Fatigue

Menstrual cycle

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Shortness of breath

Symptom Checker

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Tests and diagnosis

Pap smear

Ultrasound

Treatments and drugs

Ablation therapy

Dilation and curettage (D&C)

Endometrial ablation

Mirena (hormonal IUD)

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References
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