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Are Femara And Norethindrone Used For Stage 4 Endometriosis
Not very successfull: No medical treatment has ever been shown to be effective in treating stage IV endo. This stage means that there is deeply invasive endo usually between the rectum and vagina or cervix. Endo nodules are by definition deeper than 5mm, and the hormones can't penetrate well and they don't respond. You need a surgeon very experienced in complex procedures to remove the endo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormonal treatment: Femara inhibits the formation of estrogen within the endometriosis tissue. Aromatase inhibitors, formerly used to treat some breast cancer, have been successful in the treatment of endometriosis. Norethindrone, a Progesterone is also successful in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i take ortho micronor? I have endometriosis and became pregnant with my daughter in november of 2010; she is now 6 months old and I am exclusively breastfeeding. I have ortho micronor and I have a few questions: will this birth control method relie
What's best choice for endometriosis cerazette (desogestrel) or noriday (norethisterone) which one reducest/reverses grown tissue the most?
I have been diagnosed with endometriosis and have been prescribed aygestin 5 mg/day. My stomach seems to be extremely hard. Help?
Not sure about: Aygestin itself causing a hard stomach per say but some patients complain of bloating and abdominal discomfort when they start the medication. It can be self limited. Also i'd want to know more about how your endometriosis was diagnosed to better inform you, but ultimately, i would recommend talking to your doctor about this. ...Read more
My pain m. Dr. Suspects that my endometriosis may be growing on my spine . I'm 34 yrs old with stage 4. How would this be diagnosed and treated?
Pretty rare: Endometriosis has been found pretty much everywhere in the body, although rare, i suppose it could be on your spine. Is your pain coincident with your menses? Have imaging studies shown lesions? Have you had laparoscopic resections in the past? I would recommend seeing a specialist (gyn surgeon) & strongly consider a gnrh agonist (lupron) for diagnostic & hopefully curative reasons. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Diagnosed w/ stage 4 endometriosis in 2010. Had a laparoscopy in 2010 & a laparotomy in 2011. My ultrasounds are clear but still have pain (sometimes debilitating). Should I have another laparoscopy?
Hormone suppression: Laparoscopy and laparotomy will be sufficient to get rid of adhesions and masses in the belly, however surgery will never get rid of the route cause of your endometriosis which is the presence and production of estrogen. You would need to remove both ovaries or be placed on medications to suppress your hormones to see effects on the endometriosis. Lupron injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife had endometriosis stage 4 which has been removed however there are nodules remaining which are also affecting the draining urea tube of kidney?
See the attending,,,: For the condition as described, you should bring all your questions and concerns to the attending physician, instead of trying guessing game online. Best wish... ...Read more
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