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Is it possible for a 16 year old to have endometriosis

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Zisow
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Endometriosis is entirely possible in young women. If the clionical history suggests it and the pt fails to have significant improvement while taking ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Park
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20 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Endometriosis can occur at any age but it is most often found in females after they started having periods.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, no, yes: PID is Pelvic Inflammatory disease. It is an infection of the uterus tubes and ovaries. It is frequently caused by STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia. En ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Endometriosis is the endometrial tissue that normal lines the uterus growing somewhere else. It builds up and bleeds just like a period, but it is tr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ENDOMETRIOSIS : See a GYNE who can help you with the pain, abnormal uterine bleeding, dyspareunia,etc.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Endometriosisv: Talk to your doctor and have him explain your options
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Mccusker
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Postmenopausal endometriosis is extremely rare but has been recorded. It is usually seen in patients who had endometriosis before menopause and can be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No...but: The cited population affected by this problem ranges from age 15-55 & is an estrogen driven process. Studies also show delays of 4-10 yrs in makin ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: Millions of women have endometriosis, many of them teenagers. Sometimes it is hard to diagnose in a young woman, after a girl first gets her period it ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 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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