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A 22-year-old female asked:

how risky is a ureter tract surgery do to endometriosis, how painful would it be? it's very large causing pain and problems peeing.

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Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
No choice: You have to do it- not risky, quite a small risk, and minimal pain.

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