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A 42-year-old female asked:

Can endometriosis cause diarrhea difficulty with bowel movements and painful trapped gas? will progesterone help this? ive been advised by 3 gynecologists over the years to go on hormones for endometriosis and ruptured cysts. i prefer alternatives?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Yes and the choice is always yours as to which alternative you want to try. I would recommend listening to you Drs. though. But it is your choice. I know of no alternatives that have been properly tested to see if they help. 3 out of 3 gynies suggests to me it would be worth a trial of progesterone. But the choice is up to you. Good luck.
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