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Adenomyosis

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Uterus: Adenomyosis refers to a disorder in which endometrial glands and stroma are present within the musculature of the uterus. The ectopic endometrial tiss ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Wall
37 years experience Family Medicine
Uterine thickening: The general term means that there is the abnormal presence of glandular tissue in muscle. Most often, this term is used by doctors when referring to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
Benign condition: Adenomyosis is a benign condition in which the glands that normally line the uterus implant within the walls of the uterus. When the uterine lining no ... Read More
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Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is an invasion of the muscle fibers in the uterus (womb) by lining cells of the uterine cavity (endometrium). This can cause very heavy p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Adenomyosis is very common as women age and can cause an increase in cramping, painful periods, bleeding and pain with sex. Like fibroids, we do not ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Usually: Adenomyosis is essentially an invasion of the muscle layer of the uterus with lining cells of the uterine cavity. One is essentially having a period ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trauma: It's believed the trauma to the inside of the inside of the uterus and muscular wall like in cesarean sections may play a role. Otherwise, the mechani ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Wiskind
36 years experience Gynecology
Symptoms, ultrasound: Adenomyosis is endometriosis in the wall of the uterus. It can make the uterus enlarged, tender and cause heavy, painful periods as well as painful se ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Describes postion: Adenomyosis is a condition where the endometrial glands, the lining of the uterus, have grown into the muscle of the uterus. This will casue signific ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Wiskind
36 years experience Gynecology
Pain, heavy periods: Adenomyosis is endometriosis in the wall of the uterus. It can make the uterus enlarged, tender and cause heavy, painful periods as well as painful se ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetal Gor
Dr. Hetal Gor answered
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysterectomy: Only way to effectively treat adenomyosis is hysterectomy. Ablation can help with heavy periods but not cramps.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Benign disorder: Adenomyosis is a condition in which endometrial tissue, which normally lines the uterus, is present within and grows into the muscular walls of the ut ... Read More
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