Doctor Q&A for Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sort of: If you look up the theory of "muellerianosis" - this indicates that endometriosis is laid down during the early embryo development and awaits stimulat... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Possibly if on BCP's: Taking antibiotics alters the absorption of birth control pills (the estrogen and progesterone) through your intestine and consequently if you are on... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Most likely normal.: Mirena (levonorgestrel) wont stop your ovaries from going through its normal production of estrogen and Progesterone even though there is no period. S... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Fibrocystic changes: Fibrocystic changes of the breast (used to be called fibrocystic disease - but when 40% of women have it, how can you call it a disease) are a hormona... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sadly, no chance.: What you describe as a "chocolate cyst" is what is known as an endometrioma - endometriosis within the ovary that then menstruates every month based u... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes..... however...: The more severe the endometriosis, the more likely there can be some scarring of the tubes. As well, just having endometriosis can cause a decrease i... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes - absolutely: Missing a dose will not make an appreciable difference in the success of the treatment.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
All NSAIDS can help: The endometriosis you have will cause pain and all the treatments basically can help diminish the activity of the endometriosis and thus diminish the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Surgery perhaps: It is likely if you have endometriosis that you have deep infiltrating endometriosis just behind the the uterus. This is possibly causing the pain wi... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: The normal vaginal environment - ie a microenvironment that has low levels of bacteria and yeast/fungus - is maintained by a very high acidity level ... Read More
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