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A 30-year-old female asked:

Am faced w/ choices of lupron (leuprolide) or surgery for endometriosis. unable to tolorate hormone contraceptives and have gilberts syndrome. which option is best?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Choices: Only a doctor who met and examined you can answer this. But, i recommend surgery for patients who are good candidates. Surgery is the only way to make a firm diagnosis, results are generally excellent, and though recurrences happen, they often don't. Lupron (leuprolide) can defintiely help with pain, but: no diagnosis, no fix, expensive, symptoms, and pain comes back when you discontinue.

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Last updated Jun 27, 2014

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