What are the symptoms of endometriosis?

Endometriosis can be a crippling condition. The main symptom is lower abdominal and pelvic pain.

Pain can take different forms, including chronic pelvic pain (pain lasting >6 months), severe pain associated with menses (termed dysmenorrhoea), pain associated with sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) and painful bowel motions.
Endometriosis is also associated with infertility.