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A 40-year-old member asked:

Does irregular menstrual periods have anything to do with endometriosis size?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 27 years experience
YES: Endometriosis causes painful irregular bleeding multiple sites , i e in the wall of uterus specially causes more painful bleeding more areas of endometriosis more is pain and more bleeding from more congestion.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
No: Good news: irregular menstrual cycles/periods are not related to endometriosis at all, although endometriosis sometimes causes painful periods.

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