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What is the best way to treat endometriosis?

What is the best way to treat endometriosis?

Individually: Proper evaluation will define your needed treatment. Currently a combination of surgery and medication ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where some endometrial tissue, which is lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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What is the best way to diagnose endometriosis?

What is the best way to diagnose endometriosis?

Surgery: A biopsy of endometriosis is the only way to confirm a diagnosis. Almost always that requires a surgery. Based on symptoms there may be a very high suspicion and ultrasound may suggest an endometrioma (endometriosis cyst) but only surgery is diagnostic. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of severe endometriosis pain?

What is the best way to take care of severe endometriosis pain?

Varies: It is really variable depends fist on confirming the diagnosis. Depends on fertility desires. Combination and medical and surgical treatment is usually most effective. Medicine many time is trial and error to find the most effective one for you. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for endometriosis?

What is the best treatment for endometriosis?

Excision: I have to respectfully disagree with dr. Beard. While 80% of patients have pain relief while on lupron, (leuprolide) over half of all patients have a recurrence of pain within a year, some after 6 mos. Complete excision of endo can be done without removing any reproductive organs, and has a 80% chance of curing endo with no recurrence of endo. There are no hormonal side effects like Lupron (leuprolide) has. ...Read more

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What is the best HRT for someone with endometriosis?

Bioidenticals: Endometriosis is only a problem for a menstruating woman and should not affect the choice of hormone replacement in a 60 year old female. For hormone replacement, you will need Estrogen, Testosterone and possibly Progesterone (if you have a uterus) https://www.vitadox.com/victoria/TX/77901/yvette-westford-md.html ...Read more

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My wife has endometriosis, 8 months pregnant. What kind of sterilisation would be best suited?

My wife has endometriosis,  8 months pregnant. What kind of sterilisation would be best suited?

Essure: The safest, most effective method with the lowest complication rate is called essure. This is done in the office and requires almost no down time. Most patients do not need pain medication after and can resume normal activity. In some cases we still go through the belly button under general anesthesia to clip or cut the tubes. ...Read more

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Is my almost constant nausea caused by endometriosis? What is the best way to stop the nausea? It makes me anxious to do anything incase i feel sick.

Have endometriosis: Assessed by gyn. The nsais's ; Doxycycline may ^ GI upset. A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more