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Adenomyosis Cysts Pain
Adenomyosis-3 cysts-one of which is huge are there alternatives outside menopause and hysterectomy?
Not Usually: If you truly have adenomyosis and it is large then there are not good options. Medical therapy is inconsistent and worth trying but often not very effective. Surgery in the form of removing the uterus is really the only proven therapy. Now if you have endometriosis there are multiple options. So it is important to get the best sense of what you have. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Adenolyosis: Adenomyosis is an invasion of uterine muscle with cells which line the uterus: these cells will bleed at the onset of both ovulation (briefly) and your regular cycle. Adenomyosis is similar to endometriosis, and causes cramping and discomfort. An ovarian cyst stretches the capsule of the ovary and will cause one sided pain while it exists. Most will spontaniously break, unrelated to adenomyosis. ...Read more
I'm 48yr Diagnosed w/PATSS, Adenomyosis & 2 large complex cysts on left ovary. I'm having horrific monthly pain. Is hysterectomy only option? Help.
No: There are always more than one option and even more than I can list here. Assuming your diagnosis is correct the options include: 1. Observation and management of pain. Await menopause 2. Medically induced menopause 3. Surgical removal of involved tubes and left ovary 4. Surgical removal of both tubes and ovaries 5. Hysterectomy:removal of uterus, tubes and ovaries. Always get a second opinion ...Read more
I have stage 4 recto-vaginal endometriosis & adenomyosis. What does this all mean if you include the 6.4 x 3.5cm cystic lesion with internal septation?
See below: Endometriosis is a chronic condition requiring care by a gynecologist and you apparently are under the care of a such a doctor. Please see this site for information on this topic and discuss the matter with your doctor who knows you whole health picture. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001913/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had 4 full periods in the last 8 weeks. Complex cyst in 1 ovary, endometriosis, adenomyosis.Can cervical problems cause periods to come earlier?
No, see doctor: The cervix doesn't really have a role in period bleeding or abnormal bleeding - that comes from uterine issues like fibroids or adenomyosis, or hormonal causes. The cervix can bleed from trauma or lesions in the cervix or cervical cancer, but it is not period bleeding. If you have had 4 episodes of bleeding in 8 weeks, you need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
Whats adenomyosis, what exactly is fibroids? How are these things treated? My gyno put me on necon 1/32 consecutively to stop cyst growth, so now what?
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when tissue just like the uterine lining grows into the wall of the uterus. Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus. Both conditions are common and can cause bleeding abnormalities, pain and other gyn issues. Ultrasound can tell more about these problems. ...Read more
Adenomyosis-large cysts and uterus is boggy and very large is there anything that makes an impact besides menopause and hysterectomy?
Possibly: Perhaps you can get relief of symptoms by using birthcontrol pills or from lupron (leuprolide). You need to speak with a doctor, probably have an ultrasound to assess. I'd be happy to see you if you are interested. If you are premenopausal. We are in tarzana (san fernando valley). 818 344-8522. ...Read more
What causes a cystic lining in the uterine wall? One dr said its pcos & another said it was adenomyosis. Are either accurate? Do i need a 3rd opinion?
Depends: The lining of the uterus is increased/thickened by estrogen. Pcos is a condition where pt's produce too much estrogen, and the lining can become overthickened causing heavy/irreg periods. Adenomyosis is more common in women who have had csections or are a little older. A cystic lining is concerning, and should be evaluated with biopsy or d;c to make sure there are no precancerous changes. ...Read more
What does a "solitary cyst in the left kidney" and a "solitary enlarged uterus with focal adenomyosis" mean?
Ultrasound or MRI?: Usually nothing if you have no abnormal bleeding or pain. An enlarged uterus can be normal after childbirth (dimensions?), and adenomyosis is simply endometrium (uterine lining) growing into the muscular layer (also called endometriosis interna). Both may be normal for you & can be followed by ultrasound along with your renal cyst. See your doc if you are having problems & good luck. ...Read more
TTC... I underwent operation due to paratubal cyst on the left.right tube had been removed due to ectopic pregnancy & now i have diffuse adenomyosis.
Question?: I am sorry- I do not understand what you are asking. Please resubmit with a specific question. ...Read more
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