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A 27-year-old female asked:

My trans vaginal scan shows endometriosis for that doctor advise me danazol 200mg tds.for 3 to 6 months as i have no baby for 3yearz marriage time?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Worrisome: A 27 year old female comments that her doctor used transvaginal ultrasound to "show endometriosis". I am not aware that ultrasound can be used to make this diagnosis. Perhaps a gynecologist can confirm or refute this diagnostic phenomenon. In my opinion, the diagnosis of endometriosis should only be made if tissue pathology confirms.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 55 years experience
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I have had more than one case wherein uterus pathology "found no endometriosis" even though "endometriosis" was the pre-op diagnosis.
Aug 17, 2013
Last updated Aug 17, 2013


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