Endometriosis and pregnancy: Women’s accounts of doctor’s advice

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Endometriosis is a painful and often misunderstood disease, and misinformation about its diagnosis and effective treatment options persists not only online but in the doctor’s office.  

Young Brisbane-based women have come forward about their experiences and challenges with endometriosis, including their experiences going to a GP and being advised to get pregnant at such a young age to ‘cure’ the disease. This advice has had major mental and emotional health impacts. 

Are young women given the right advice to treat and live with Endometriosis?

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