Endometriosis cannot be prevented. This is in part because the cause is poorly understood. But long-term use of Reference birth control hormones (patch, pills, or ring) may prevent endometriosis from becoming worse.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference July 7, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology