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Is endometriosis inherited or sexually transmitted?

Endometriosis is not a sexually transmitted disease.

There are many misconceptions regarding this disease. If you were diagnosed with endometriosis, your doctor will provide you with more details about your condition. This is not an infectious disease, it isn’t transmitted from one person to another.

Endometriosis is a condition which is characterized by the presence of the tissue that resembles the uterus lining in other parts of the body. This happens when the tissue starts growing outside the uterus. This condition usually affects women in their reproductive years.

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