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Table 4 Symptoms Associated With Endometriosis

From: Development and content validation of a patient-reported endometriosis pain daily diary

Symptom Spontaneous Probed Not Affected Not reported
US Japan US Japan US Japan US Japan
Pain during menstruation 14 (82.4) 17 (100) 2 (11.7) 1 (5.9)
NMPP 14 (82.4) 13 (76.5) 2 (11.7) 2 (11.8) 1 (5.9) 1 (5.9) 1 (5.9)
Superficial vaginal pain during sexual intercourse 1 (5.9) 1 (5.9)   15 (88.2) 16 (94.1) 1 (5.9)
Deep vaginal pain during sexual intercourse 1 (5.9) 2 (11.7) 9 (52.9) 10 (58.8) 7 (41.2) 4 (23.5) 1 (5.9)
Superficial vaginal pain after sexual intercourse 1 (5.9) 1 (5.9) 1 (5.9) 15 (88.2) 15 (88.2) 1 (5.9)
Deep vaginal pain after sexual intercourse 3 (17.6) 1 (5.9) 7 (41.2) 4 (23.5) 3 (17.6) 10 (58.8) 4 (23.5) 2 (11.8)
Other symptomsa 10 (58.8) 3 (17.6) NA 7 (41.2) 14 (82.4)
  1. All data are presented as n (%)
  2. NMPP, non-menstrual pelvic pain
  3. aOther symptoms spontaneously offered by US patients: ache in lower back; back aches; bloating; bowel; dull achy; exhaustion; headache; heavy menstrual flow; heavy periods; hot flashes/night sweats; lower back ache; nausea; ovary in pain before sex; pain after sexual intercourse in pelvic area; painful bowel movements; rectal bleeding; sharp stabbing pain left lower abdomen; stabbing pain around right ovary; vomiting; and warming sensation
  4. Other symptoms spontaneously offered by Japanese patients: watching TV suddenly have pain (pain at all times); heaviness lie on side lower back (stomach); heavy bleeding/anemia/dizzy/squeezing pain in stomach-used to be around back feel that uterus being pulled down (clots)