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What doctors evaluate endometriosis?

What doctors evaluate endometriosis?

Gynecologists: Your ob-gyn doctor can do the initial evaluation. There are gynecologists that specialize in the evaluation and treatment of endometriosis. ...Read more

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Endometriosis (Definition)

A painful condition where the lining tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This tissue causes pain when it bleeds ...Read more


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How do doctors test themselves for ovarian cysts?

How do doctors test themselves for ovarian cysts?

A doctor that treats: Themself has a fool for a patient. They go to their gynecologist with symptoms, and listen to their recommendations. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and fibroid tumors (occasionally ovarian cysts). OB recommend hysterectomy. Read about Acessa. Wondering: procedure any good?

I have endometriosis and fibroid tumors (occasionally ovarian cysts). OB recommend hysterectomy. Read about Acessa. Wondering: procedure any good?

Perhaps not for you: Acessa is a novel, fairly good and very promising procedure for treating uterine fibroids and preserve the uterus. Its success depends often on the size, location and number of fibroids in a uterus. It is not a treatment for endometriosis. Hysterectomy laparoscopic, transabdominal or transvaginal at this point in your life may not be a bad recommendation, particularly if you are very symptomatic ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can uterine fibroids be removed with laporoscopy?

Hello doctors, can uterine fibroids be removed with laporoscopy?

Fibroids: Yes, but size and location are critical in succeeding in what's called a myomectomy. The current method is "on hold" as the FDA is reviewing the method of removing the tumor(s) from the abdomen in a laparoscopic method. ...Read more

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Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

No: Fertilaid has not been show scientifically to cure - or even help - with any female reproductive condition, in spite of the banners on their websites. ...Read more

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How many myomectomy surgeries are there ?May you please name them gyn's doctors?

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How many  myomectomy surgeries are there ?May you please name them gyn's doctors?

Three: The type of myomectomy is performed based on the location and size of the fibroid. Very large fibroids are often removed by an open abdominal myomectomy. You will have a larger skin incision with this approach. Smaller fibroids can be removed laparoscopically. Fibroids located inside the uterine cavity can be removed hysteroscopically and a new device called myosure can be used for this approach. ...Read more

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Do surgeons do pathology tests on endometriosis adhesions and lesions?? I have servere endo deep pelvic & residual with kissing ovaries & endometrioma

Not always.: Endometriosis is usually pretty obvious to the surgeon and pathology tests are often not needed just to make the diagnosis at the time of surgery; however, if anything is removed from the body it will be sent to pathology for tests. Biopsies are sometimes done if there is question about the diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How do doctors treat infertility in men?

How do doctors treat infertility in men?

It depends.: It's always best to try and find out why someone is infertile before recommending treatment. The man would undergo a history, physical exam, semen analysis, blood testing for hormones and possibly other factors, and then the treatment would be geared toward correcting or overcoming the discovered problem(s). ...Read more

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What are pelvic adhesions? Why do people with endometriosis have adhesions?

What are pelvic adhesions? Why do people with endometriosis have adhesions?

Scarring: Adhesions is another term for scarring. Scarring can occur as a result of infection, surgery, and certainly endometriosis. Endometriosis is an inflammatory process, and the inflammmation results in the formation of scar tissue. ...Read more

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How to deal with ovarian dermoid cyst post menopausal?

It depends: An ovarian dermoid is a benign neoplasm (tumor) that won't spread beyond the ovary, but may continue to grow. If imaging (ultrasound or mri) suggest a dermoid, management may depend on whether there are any symptoms, the size of the tumor, whether it is growing, and whether there is any suggestion that it might be a different type of tumor or cancer. ...Read more

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Can holistic doctors treat gall bladder disease?

Can holistic doctors treat gall bladder disease?

No, not really: No "gallbladder flush". With or without gallbladder disease, healthy balanced diet is best. If you have gallbladder disease definitive and demonstrated treatment is surgery. The fear of occult "liver packed with gallstones" is really unsubstantiated and not supported. These links may assist: http://goo.Gl/6iiah and http://goo.Gl/1c7et and http://goo.Gl/5l7ya. ...Read more

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How accurate is a 2d ultrasound at diagnosing gynecological issues like pcos, fibroids, cysts, endometriosis, etc...?

How accurate is a 2d ultrasound at diagnosing gynecological issues like pcos, fibroids, cysts, endometriosis, etc...?

Depends: Cysts and fibroids are easy to see. Endometriosis is not diagnosed by ultrasound. Pcos is diagnosed by medical history and lab work using an ultrasound as supplemental evidence. ...Read more

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Gyn sez they don't have "operative hysteroscope" for polypectmy. Must find another dr. What is difference btw hysteroscopes? Don't all gyns have 'em?

Gyn sez they don't have "operative hysteroscope" for polypectmy. Must find another dr. What is difference btw hysteroscopes? Don't all gyns have 'em?

No: Most obgyns will not have an operative hysteroscope in the office but should have access to one in a hospital operating room. Some have access in their office. Not all know how to do a hysteroscopic polypectomy. Find a doctor who can do a procedure called myosure. It is a great procedure for uterine polyps. ...Read more

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4 1/2 CM ovarian cyst, what will the doctors do?

4 1/2 CM ovarian cyst, what will the doctors do?

Depends: At 4 1/2 cm if it's a simple cyst, then it may not need to be operated on at all. At that size, many of these cysts do resolve on their own, considering, of course, that they are simple and filled with solely fluid. Having said that, if the cyst is causing twisting of the ovary, if there's severe pain, then doctor might have other recommendations. ...Read more

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How do they test for ovarian cyst besides pelvic?

How do they test for ovarian cyst besides pelvic?

Ovarian cyst diagnos: Ovarian cysts can be evaluated by pelvic exam, ultrasound, ct scan, or an mri. Most frequently, an ultrasound is the the commonest diagnostic tool. ...Read more

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What doctor treats ovarian cysts?

What doctor treats ovarian cysts?

Gynecologist: A gynecologist, internist, family practice doctor, or possibly an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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