Meike Uhler, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fertility Centers of Illinois, explains the different treatment options for endometriosis when dealing with either pain or infertility. Dr. Uhler further discusses the complications that may arise due to the condition.

2 Ways Endometriosis Affects Fertility

1) Large presence in pelvis may prevent the fallopian tube from picking up an egg

2) Minimal presence may prevent fertilization of the egg or implantation of the embryo