Endometriosis can also cause pain in the lower back, rectum, legs, and thighs. Usually, the pain can be attributed to organ (endometrial tissue) dislocation, a common side effect of endometriosis. Many medical conditions less dangerous than endometriosis can result in aches and pains throughout the body, but if this symptom develops along with other symptoms of endometriosis, it is best to seek a medical diagnosis. Doctors may employ pelvic exams, ultrasounds, and MRIs for diagnosis.
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