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Endometriosis

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Diabetes: Endometriosis is not related to diabetes. If you have symptoms from diabetes it is typically fatigue, frequent urination, sometimes a sugar odor to ... Read More
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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Diabetes: Symptoms include frequent urinating, increase in water intake , tiredness , and recurrent infections. Suggest do OGTT . Relationship between diabetes ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes sometimes: I have definitely had patients who have siblings and mothers, and even maternal grandmothers, all in the same family, with endometriosis. While it's ... Read More
Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Not exactly: Endometriosis isn't hereditary like eye color or blood type. It doesn't follow simple genetics. But it does seem to run in some families and there pro... Read More
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes.: Not all patients with endometriosis have a family history, but many do. If you are having pelvic pain, severe pain with your periods or pain on penet... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
No: Can be treated and managed.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Managed: Cured might be a stretch. It can be surgicaly treated and removed, and medically managed. With treatment, the symptoms can be minimized or eliminat... Read More
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Sometimes: Endometriosis is a progressive condition. This means that it tries to grow or come back, even after effective treatment with surgery or medication. Fo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
Endo: Endometriosis could affect 5-15% of wome of reproductive age.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Multiple ways: Once endometriosis is diagnosed (usually with surgery), depending on the severity, it can be treated with hormone suppressing medications. Sometimes i... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Variable: In some women, even a large amount of endometriosis causes no pain. In other women a small amount causes significant pain. Women feel a variety of dif... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
Endo: In short we don't know. There are some theories that suggest that endometriosis occurs because of back bleeding through the fallopian tubes into the p... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Chronic Condition: Endometriosis is a chronic female condition where parts of the uterine lining (endometrium) sheds through the tubes and implants in the pelvic cavity.... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Endometriosis: Surgery is the gold standard, and reduces the amount/extent of disease. The most effective medical treatment is the drug lupron(r). It is costly with ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Never: Endometriosis, though sometimes quite painful, is never a diagnosis that would lead to death. Very severe forms of endometriosis can cause endometrial... Read More
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