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Adenomyosis (Definition)

Adenomyosis is when glands and stroma from the uterine lining is found buried in the muscle wall of the uterus itself. The uterus at times is enlarged and it is boggy or soft in nature ...Read more


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Am female 27 yrs old i have adenomyosis in uterus , l had 3 faild IVF ,my question is there is atreatment for adenomyosis ?

Am female 27 yrs old i have adenomyosis in uterus , l had 3 faild IVF ,my question is there is atreatment for adenomyosis ?

No: Endometrial glandular development interdigitating within the uterine musculature enlarges the uterus and can cause heavy menstrual bleeding due to a "wringing out the sponge effect" at the time of the period. There is no known "cure" for this condition except hysterectomy at this time. ...Read more

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Adenomyosis-large cysts and uterus is boggy and very large is there anything that makes an impact besides menopause and hysterectomy?

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

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Adenomyosis. My uterus is large, bloggy, etc. I've had seriously heavy periods (but pretty regular) past few years. Suddenly 2 months with no period. ?

Adenomyosis. My uterus is large, bloggy, etc. I've had seriously heavy periods (but pretty regular) past few years. Suddenly 2 months with no period. ?

Irregular periods : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with mild adenomyosis, and have a retroverted uterus. Will my symptoms get worse over time?

I've been diagnosed with mild adenomyosis, and have a retroverted uterus. Will my symptoms get worse over time?

Adenomyosis: It's unpredictable. Some women have worsening symptoms over time while others stabilize or improve. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is an excellent way to control symptoms. ...Read more

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My ultrasound state s heterogenous uterus consider diffuse myomitosis /adenomyosis. With mderate thickening endometrium 1.5cm is this cancerous?

My ultrasound state s heterogenous uterus consider diffuse myomitosis /adenomyosis. With mderate thickening endometrium 1.5cm is this cancerous?

Easy To Find Out: Adenomyosis (endometriosis interna) is simply endometrial glands that are in the muscle layer of the uterus. It can cause heavier, irreg bleeding & more painful menses (menometrorrhagia & dysmenorrhea). Your us may simply be reflecting this finding. However, abnormal bleeding can also signify endometrial hyperplasia (pre-cancerous) or worse and at a minimum a biopsy (emb) is recommended. Take care. ...Read more

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Need 2nd opinion re whether uterine biopsy is needed for post meno period. U/S results: Enlarged uterus, 9.0x4.5x6.3 cm w/ heterogeneous appearing myometrium, possible adenomyosis is considered in right clinical setting. Endometrium normal 3 mm. ?

Need 2nd opinion re whether uterine biopsy is needed for post meno period. U/S results: Enlarged uterus, 9.0x4.5x6.3 cm w/ heterogeneous appearing myometrium, possible adenomyosis is considered in right clinical setting.  Endometrium normal 3 mm. ?

Biopsy good idea: Just because there is concern for Adenomyosis and the endometrium is 3 mm's, Endometrial or Tubal CA can easily cause post menopausal bleeding. The endometrial biopsy will tell the MD and you what NOT to consider as to the cause of the bleeding which is far more important right now then what IS causing the bleeding. ...Read more

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Does progesterone make the uterus muscle abnormal in women with adenomyosis ?

Does progesterone make the uterus muscle abnormal in women with adenomyosis ?

No.: Progesterone is personally my favorite hormone in that there is a lesser risk for blood clots, and it helps smoothen and thin out your endometrial lining so that it may perhaps help improve with the heavy bleeding you may be experiencing. The only way to confirm (with 100% confidence) adenomyosis by the way is after a hysterectomy (removal of uterus). Mri/other imaging tests may only suggest it. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more