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Can You Explain Why Patients With Endometriosis Have Adhesions
Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more
Difficult: Significant adhesions are actually not as common as one might realize. Our experience is about 30%. There are several liquid agents used at surgery but none have real proven benefit. We use "ovarian suspension" as a mechanism for getting the ovary and tube out of the raw area of dissection. We also employ uterine suspension, an old technique, when we do stage 4 cases with significant colon dz. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Approximately 30% of patients in an infertility practice have some degree of endometriosis; the disease can impact egg quality, decrease sperm surivival and thereby hinder implantation, impair embryo development, and decrease receptivity of the uterus to implantation. It is important to seek care with a fertility specialist early to learn options to help improve your fertility. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple Factors: Endometriosis can cause scarring of the tubes or even blockage, inflammation of the uterus and ovaries, can affect the egg production of the ovaries, and can affect the uterine lining. Sometimes one source can be easily seen (usually the tubes, even fertilization and egg quality during ivf) but often times the exact cause in an individual can not be detected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have just had a laproscopy where they found and treated quite a lot of endometriosis, I am concerned about adhesions forming - can I minimise risk?
I'm 28. I was recently diagnosed with endometriosis. Now having pain in upper right back area. Adhesions?
Endometriosis: The primary symptoms of endometriosis are pain ; infertility. Other symptoms include, painful, debilitating, menstrual cramps, which gets worse over time. Pain during or after sex, pain in the intestine or lower abdomen, painful bowel movements or urination during menstrual periods, heavy menstrual periods premenstrual spotting or bleeding between periods. Adhesions may cause pain.See your dr asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can csections cause endometriosis and/or adhesions? I've had 4 sections and have had lower right pain. Wondering if it could be endometriosis?
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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