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A female asked:
Dr. Hema Jonnalagadda
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on your age: If you are close to menopausal age, lighter periods may indicate peri-menopausal intermittent lack of ovulation. If you you are < 40's - first make ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Endometriosis is a bening disease defined by the presence of endometrial glands ( lining of inside the uterus) outside the uterus and its associated w ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Possible: Endometriosis is presence of uterine tissue outside the uterus. It behaves the same as the one inside the uterus So during the period it starts bleedi ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
14 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Yes: The endometrial glands that are not in the endometrial cavity ("endometriosis") bleed and shed the same time as the endometrial ones, except they're t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
40 years experience Gynecology
Not really: Pain can make you irritable. There is a condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder that is a more severe form of pms not due to endometriosis, a ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is possible, as endometriosis usually takes a few years after the onset of menstruation for endometriosis to develop and for symptoms to occur.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can happen: But you need to call your gyn becasue you do not want taht , u need an exam and ultrasound and get on something so you ahve 1 period per month or no p ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brendan Carroll
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is possible to have endometriosis if you do not have any problems with painful periods. Endometriosis is diagnosed by laparoscopy. It may be diagn ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations, also from pregnancy and menopause. Endometriosis does not affect your cycle ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Endometriosis is a bening disease defined by the presence of endometrial glands ( lining of inside the uterus) outside the uterus and its associated w ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Endometriosis is uterine tissue in places other than your uterus. Just like your uterine tissue bleeds during your period in response to hormones, th ... Read More
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