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Can Endometriosis Cause Infertility In A 20 Year Old
When you are 20 years old and have endometriosis how hard is it to get pregnant? When is the best time to get pregnant if so?
SOMETIMES: Women who have endometriosis will have more difficulty getting pregnant then those that do not have endometriosis. Endometriosis will make you less fertile not sterile. So some women do get pregnant despite endometriosis. The more severe the disease the less likely pregnancy will occur on its own. If you have endometriosis try for 6 months to get pregnant and if you don't then see a fertility dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis: Over time endometrial tissue may grow & spread into the ovaries & may occlude the fallopian tubes. Blood in ovaries may form into cysts. The endometrial tissue responds to hormones that cause normal menstrual bleeding. Repeated inflammation can lead to formation of scar tissues. These changes can lead to fertility problems. ...Read more
Endometriomas: Yes. Cysts of endometriosis in the ovaries are called endometriomas, which may cause pain, infertility, both or neither. If you are having difficult getting pregnant and/or you have very painful periods then laparoscopic surgery to remove the cyst(s) and any other endometriosis in your pelvis is usually helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Ovarian endometriosis (called endometrioma) is associated with infertility but some women will not have a problem. We try not to remove the ovarian endometiomas these days because we may make the fertility potential worse. Medical therapy usually will not make them go away if they are over 1-2cm. Discuss your situation with your rei for options and stay positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told that the changes in the peritoneal fluid due to endometriosis is one of the causes of my infertility. What does this mean?
Diagnosed with endometriosis of the ovaries and was wondering if it causes infertility and is surgery the only way to cure this?
Decreases fertility: Endometriosis makes it take longer to get pregnant due to it causing scar tissue and to chemicals that the endometriosis implants put out. Surgery or treatment with depolupron or taking birth control pills constantly can suppress endometriosis and make it easier to get pregnant. But endometriosis is a chronic condition that will keep coming back until menopause. ...Read more
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