A 40-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

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

2 doctor answers
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
26 years experience Gynecology
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.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014
3
3 thanks
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Good news: irregular menstrual cycles/periods are not related to endometriosis at all, although endometriosis sometimes causes painful periods.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Not normal, but common and not serious.
2
2 thanks
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is normal to get your periods when you are taking Danazole
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Endometriosis typically does not cause irregular periods. Irregular periods are usually caused by hormonal imbalance where as endometriosis is a depo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month