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Cosmopolitan (South Africa) - - HEALTH -

‘It’s a gy­nae­co­log­i­cal dis­ease that oc­curs when tis­sue sim­i­lar to the lin­ing of the uterus is found out­side of the uterus,’ says Pro­fes­sor Ja­son Ab­bott, who has a PhD in the sur­gi­cal treat­ment of en­dometrio­sis. ‘ The ab­nor­mal growth causes in­flam­ma­tion, and can lead to scar­ring, cyst for­ma­tion, and in­volve­ment of other or­gans such as the bowel and blad­der.’

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