Adenomyosis is known as "immortal cancer." Dysmenorrhea is one of the typical symptoms of patients, with an incidence of 64.8% ~ 77.8%. The repeated attacks and progressive exacerbations make the patients suffer, which is also challenging to treat. Only a few patients with adenomyosis have no clinical symptoms, and the vast majority have dysmenorrhea.

Every time some women come to menstruation, it is the same as breaking through the gate of hell. It hurts so much that they can't take care of themselves. Dysmenorrhea is the most common symptom of adenomyosis. The main reason is that the focus bleeding of adenomyosis is trapped in the myometrium and can not get out. They accumulate in the myometrium and make it swell, resulting in pain.

Dysmenorrhea in patients with adenomyosis is not something that ordinary people can feel. Dysmenorrhea has its characteristics. It is secondary and progressive dysmenorrhea. Generally, the pain begins a few days before menstruation, which is obviously aggravated and gradually relieved after menstruation.

Some patients with adenomyosis will continue to have pain for several days after menstruation, mainly because the focus congestion and edema caused by menstruation will not disappear quickly and continue to cause pain. Those with severe dysmenorrhea need more than a dozen painkillers to relieve the pain daily.

If the painkillers still can't relieve the pain, they can be treated with herbal medicine due to some side effects caused by taking some contraceptives and progesterone drugs for a long time. Fuyan pill, a herbal medicine, can relieve pain and other symptoms and not bring any side effects to the body.

Drinking warm water or brown sugar water can relieve the symptoms of pain. Soaking feet or proper exercise is also conducive to discharging menstrual blood and improving dysmenorrhea. In ordinary times, women must pay attention to a good diet, avoid cold, spicy, and stimulating food, eat more fresh vegetables and fruits, work and rest regularly, and maintain a peaceful mind.

In addition to painful periods, these symptoms of adenomyosis are also common.

Large menstrual volume

More menstruation is also a typical symptom. More menstruation in patients with adenomyosis is also closely related to the enlargement of the uterus. With the increase of the uterus, the area of the endometrium is also increasing. During the menstrual period, the endometrium falls off to form menstruation. Due to the large endometrium size and more falls, the menstrual volume also increases.

Long menstrual period

Because there are lesions in the myometrium, which affect the contractile capacity of the uterus, uterine contraction is not good, and the amount and time of uterine bleeding cannot be better controlled. Therefore, there will be much menstruation and longer menstrual time.


More menstruation, more blood loss; if there is no timely blood, there will be anemia. It is also the case in most patients with adenomyosis. Therefore, patients with adenomyosis who have a large amount of menstruation must pay more attention to blood supplements at ordinary times. Eat more green leafy vegetables and animal liver. Severe cases need to follow the doctor's advice for drug supplements.

Enlarged uterus

The probability of uterine enlargement is also relatively high, which is usually most apparent before and after menstruation. The average uterus size is 5.5-7.5cm long, 4.5-5.5cm wide, and 3.0-4.0cm thick. Due to the lesion, the uterus of patients with adenomyosis is usually larger than in healthy people. In some patients, the uterus is enlarged, causing a high bulge in the abdomen, as in 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Low back pain

Such pain is usually caused by involvement pain. During menstruation, menstrual pain involves nerve pain in other parts. These parts may not always appear but may appear simultaneously or of them.

Anal distension

Anal distension is primarily due to the enlargement of the uterus. The rectum will be compressed because the uterus is relatively close to the rectum. This situation is most apparent during menstruation. Uterine bleeding and edema during menstruation make the compression of the uterus more apparent, resulting in anal distension.


Infertility is a necessary consequence of adenomyosis. Because lesions are growing in the uterus, it will affect the environment in the uterus. The embryo is not suitable for implantation, thus causing infertility. Or, when a woman is pregnant, there is fetal arrest and abortion. And the longer you suffer from adenomyosis, the lower the chance of pregnancy. Therefore, if women want to have children, it is recommended to try pregnancy early and don't wait. The more you wait, the less hope you have.

Women should actively carry out relevant examinations when finding abnormal symptoms. And then take targeted treatment measures according to the examination results.

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