PCOS is the hormonal condition of having excess androgens or male hormones. Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease that causes pelvic pain. They’re two very different conditions but they’re also both quite common. That makes it relatively easy to have both PCOS and endometriosis at the same time.
Here’s how to differentiate the symptoms of PCOS from endometriosis and where to start with treatment if you have both conditions.