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A 22-year-old female asked:

Are there any natural remedies or supplements to treat endometriosis? i'd like to get off of my birth control pills.

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
None: As of this moment there are no remedies or supplements that don't involve Rx medication or surgery.
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