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Does endometriosis remain and grow after removing endometrioma and endometriosis? Ovaries are left. Concerning about constant lower abdominal pain.

Does endometriosis remain and grow after removing endometrioma and endometriosis? Ovaries are left. Concerning about constant lower abdominal pain.

Yes it can: Endometriosis may continue to grow as long as you have a source of estrogen. Talk to your doctor about other treatments. You may want to try a progestin treatment or even better depo-lupron. ...Read more

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Abdominal/lower back pain. Ultrasound results: complex 3.1x3cm hemorrhagic cyst versus endometrioma identified. Recommend followup. What does it mean?

Abdominal/lower back pain. Ultrasound results: complex 3.1x3cm hemorrhagic cyst versus endometrioma identified. Recommend followup. What does it mean?

Gyn followup: Followup of these findings should be done with a combination of your gynecologist and the radiology department. An associated orthopedic evaluation for the lower back discomfort may also be in order as this may be unrelated to the above noted findings on ultrasound. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain every day. Is there possibility to get ovarian cysts 3 mts after lap surgery for removing endometrioma? Taking pills, too.

Lower abdominal pain every day. Is there possibility to get ovarian cysts 3 mts after lap surgery for removing endometrioma? Taking pills, too.

Let your dr know : It may be time to see your ob/gyn doctor sooner than later for further evaluation of this. S/he can do an examination, and possible ultrasound to let you know what is really causing the problem. You don't want to really be guessing on this, as it may or may not be related to your previous procedure. In any case, it needs to be documented in your records. So that proper follow-up can occur. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy good to resolve small endometrioma?

Is pregnancy good to resolve small endometrioma?

Yes and no: Endometriosis will not exacerbate during pregnancy, after delivery if untreated may progress even further. So basically the pregnancy may delay the progression of disease. ...Read more

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What are the steps I have to take if I want a Dr to check for endometrioma cyst or endometriosis?

What are the steps I have to take if I want a Dr to check for endometrioma cyst or endometriosis?

Do you understand: that "checking for" endometriosis means a diagnostic surgery such as laparoscopy? (Just making sure.) An endometrioma can be seen and suspected by ultrasound, but not pelvic endometriosis. If you feel you need or want surgery for diagnosis you should talk directly with a gynecologist about your wishes and reasons. A primary doctor may be helpful if you need a referral. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I heard most Endometrioma grows every period. Does it also grow every washout week when I am on pill? The same blood flows

NO: I assume you mean an endometrial tumor or fibroid. There is not a specific washout week on the pill. The tumor would be a slow growing and usually with a hormonal imbalance. During the time you are on the pill your body "thinks" you are pregnant. If you think you have an endometrial tumor see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a surgery for removing an endometrioma 2 months ago. Both ovaries are left. If i stop taking pill, does the cyst come again?

I had a surgery for removing an endometrioma 2 months ago. Both ovaries are left. If i stop taking pill, does the cyst come again?

Not usually: Endometriosis can certainly come back and you could form new endometriomas but the same cyst that was remvoed is not likely to come back. ...Read more