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I have had a c-section before. Does that put my at risk for adenomyosis?

I have had a c-section before. Does that put my at risk for adenomyosis?

Mayoclinic.com: According to mayoclinic.Com...Yes, it is a risk factor. The decision to have a c-section is probably more important then to avoid it because of some risk that may be low. Sometimes the decision has to be taken at the last moment but there is criteria to plan ahead a delivery via cesarean section. ...Read more

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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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I had a c section six yrs ago with my 1st child and i also have adenomyosis.I was wondering if i'll have another c section with baby num 2?

I had a c section six yrs ago with my 1st child and i also have adenomyosis.I was wondering if i'll have another c section with baby num 2?

HARD TO SAY: Many times a woman can plan for a vaginal birth, while pre-planning for a urgent c-section if a problem arises in labor. Some c-sections safer based on fetal presentation (breech,transverse) others for fetal stress, or maternal condition. If you are healthy and have no condition that precludes trying, the choice is yours. Some would rather plan for a time and just have a c/s. ...Read more

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Mri pelvic report :small csection scar along anterior uterine body, lobular abnormal thickening of junctional zone upto 12mm in keeping adenomyosis- ?

Mri pelvic report :small csection scar along anterior uterine body, lobular abnormal thickening of junctional zone upto 12mm in keeping adenomyosis-
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Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when the blood lining of the endometrium invades the muscle of the uterus. It can cause the uterus to become enlarged, boggy, and painful. It is also associated with heavy abnormal bleeding. Endomteriosis with when that same lining travels to other places in the body. The MRI description could describe both of these. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have endometriosis, adenomyosis and now an ovarian cyst. Past ectopic and 2 c-sections. I am 41. Dr suggests hysterectomy. Is this my only option?

I have endometriosis, adenomyosis and now an ovarian cyst. Past ectopic and 2 c-sections. I am 41. Dr suggests hysterectomy. Is this my only option?

A hysterectomy: is usually the last resort for a woman with symptomatic endometriosis, but that may well be your situation. You have had two pregnancies, so I presume future pregnancy is not in your plans at age 41.Very possibly you have already had hormone treatment including Gn-RH agonist/antagonists and perhaps even Danazol. If not, discuss these with your doctor. If pursued, remove uterus and ovaries. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for adenomyosis, heterogeneous, and fibroids? My gyno put me on necon 1/32 last yr after surgery but obviously that's not working

What is the treatment for adenomyosis, heterogeneous, and fibroids? My gyno put me on necon 1/32 last yr after surgery but obviously that's not working

Try embolization: There are many options for fibroids, but relatively few for adenomyosis. If hormonal therapies don't work the choices are limited. Hysterectomy is curative, but difficult to consider in a young woman. There is emerging evidence that embolization can provide good results for adenomyosis as well as fibroids and allow uterine preservation and at least a chance of fertility. ...Read more

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I am 48 yrs old. U/S diagnosed with Adenomyosis with no bleeding, bilayer thickness of endometrium is 5-6 mm get lots of pain. What else could it be?

I am 48 yrs old. U/S diagnosed with Adenomyosis with no bleeding,  bilayer thickness of endometrium is 5-6 mm get lots of pain. What else could it be?

Adenomyosis: Ultrasound can't make the diagnosis of endometriosis, it just suggests it. It could be endometriosis as well, which may give you a completely normal US. It could also be worsening dysmenorrhea (period pain) and lastly you still have to consider pain from other structures like the bladder, bowel and nerve pain of the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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What is the difference between adenomyosis and endometriosis?

What is the difference between adenomyosis and endometriosis?

Same process: The uterus is made up of a thin lining and a much thicker muscular portion. The lining is called the endometrium. When these cells are found outside the uterus, it is endometriosis. When these lining cells are located deep to the lining but still inside the uterus that is adenomyosis. Simply put, adenomyosis is endometriosis that involves the uterus (below the lining). ...Read more

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What are possible treatment options for adenomyosis?

What are  possible treatment options for adenomyosis?

OCPs, Novasure: Adenomyosis is endometriosis in the wall of the uterus. It can make the uterus enlarged, tender and cause heavy, painful periods as well as painful sex. The symptoms can often be controlled with birth control pills, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, or an endometrial ablation; but the condition remains. The only "cure" is to remove the uterus. ...Read more

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Does Adenomyosis causes bowel disturbances?

Does Adenomyosis causes bowel disturbances?

No: Adenomyosis is strictly related to uterine glandular development and not bowel issues. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have adenomyosis w/ fibroids?

What should I do if I have adenomyosis w/ fibroids?

Surgery if Symptoms: No medication permanently shrinks fibroid tumors, nor adenomyosis. If you have symptoms options exist to help improve them: birth control pills or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud may lessen period bleeding and cramps. Hysterectomy (fibroid uterus removal), preferably laparoscopic or vaginal routes, best choice if family complete. ...Read more

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Can adenomyosis be diagnosed only by tranvaginal ultrasound?

Can adenomyosis be diagnosed only by tranvaginal ultrasound?

See answer: Adenomyosis is most commonly suggested by endovaginal us, but MRI is often used for confirmatory diagnosis. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken lupron (leuprolide) shots for adenomyosis?

Has anyone ever taken lupron (leuprolide) shots for adenomyosis?

Maybe: Lupron (leuprolide) is typically used to treat endometriosis and to shrink fibroids before surgery. It would likely temporarily relieve the symptoms of adenomyosis, but would not cure it. Hysterectomy is the most common treatment option if no more pregnancies are desired. ...Read more

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If adenomyosis is almost touching the muscle wall is it dangerous?

If adenomyosis is almost touching the muscle wall is it dangerous?

No: Adenomyosis isn't life-threatening. However it can cause annoying symptoms such as painful, heavy periods. How it is treated depends on how severe the symptoms are. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant naturally with hydrosalpinx and adenomyosis?

Is it possible to get pregnant naturally with hydrosalpinx and adenomyosis?

Depends: First that depends on whether you have 1 or 2 hydrosalpinges and whether the tube(s) are blocked. If both blocked then you need either IVF or surgery. Adenomyosis is very unpredictable and yes you can get pregnant naturally with that. ...Read more

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Got mirena (levonorgestrel) dec 18, was told i had adenomyosis. What is this?

Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when essentially the inside lining of the uterus gets into the muscle portion of the uterus. This can cause both pain and increased bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm 25 years old and my doctor say I have adenomyosis . can I still have kids.

I'm 25 years old and my doctor say I have adenomyosis . can I still have kids.

Yes: Adenomyosis is a very very common diagnosis. It's a difficult diagnosis to make without a tissue sample (a biopsy). It typically causes heavy, painful periods and is best managed with hormones and ibuprofen. But, yes, definitely you can have children. Sometimes it's associated with endometriosis which can cause infertility. If you are trying to get pregnant and can't, see a specialist to help ...Read more

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Can i take aldactone (spironolactone) if i have endometriosis and adenomyosis?

Can i take aldactone (spironolactone) if i have endometriosis and adenomyosis?

Absolutely!: If you are taking a Potassium-sparing diuretic (Aldactone (spironolactone) is in this category) for hypertension or as a prescribed part of a treatment regimen, then by all means. The water weight that you may be experiencing during your menses will be handled by the kidney naturally. I know that you would only take this because it was prescribed. I have some patients that get rid of water weight with diuretic ...Read more

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Can nuvo ring create state of menopause and in turn shrink fibroid or adenomyosis?

Can nuvo ring create state of menopause and in turn shrink fibroid or adenomyosis?

No: Nuvaring does not create a state of menopause. It can affect and decrease your natural hormones. There can be some effect of fibroids, very little on adenomyosis. ...Read more