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Doctor insights on: Endometrioma Infertility

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more


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How do you know if the cyst is hemorrhagic or endometrioma?

How do you know if the cyst is hemorrhagic or endometrioma?

Size and color: Endometriomas produce very dark brown to burgundy blood and tend to be much larger than hemorrhagic ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Endometriosis reoccurred after 2nd surgery, dr refused 3rd surgery said would cause it to spread and become worse, I have an endometrioma, is this true?

Endometriosis reoccurred after 2nd surgery, dr refused 3rd surgery said would cause it to spread and become worse, I have an endometrioma, is this true?

Fertility Specialist: At this point you would likely benefit from seeing a specialist. There are different options and different concerns. Surgery is still an option but you really need to know what your goals are. I would not do anything before seeing a specialist. And yes only surgery will remove an endometrioma but not all of them need to be removed. ...Read more

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What is endometrioma?

What is endometrioma?

Mass of tissue: Endometriomas result from endometriosis, which is tissue that ordinarily lines the inside of the uterus but is growing someplace else. Every month it bleeds, and the material accumulates, usually in the ovary, to form an endometrioma. ...Read more

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What causes an endometrioma?

What causes an endometrioma?

Endometriosis: An endometrioma is a contained cyst of endometriosis. It is visible on ultrasound and almost always inside of the ovary. ...Read more

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What happens if an endometrioma ruptures?

What happens if an endometrioma ruptures?

Endometriosis: Endometriomas are a cystic mass full of endometriosis tissue. If it ruptures this spread the endometriosis throughout the pelvis. Although that that sounds bad the reality is it's not as bad as it sounds. Likely a patient with an endometrioma already has endometriosis throughout her pelvis. The treatment would be the same whether it ruptures or not. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to treat endometrioma?

Is surgery the only way to treat endometrioma?

No: Surgery is the most effective way to treat an endometrioma. If it is small and you are not suffering from the symptoms then your doctor may advise doing nothing except observing it over time. Lupron (leuprolide) injections can be used in some cases. ...Read more

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What relation is between leiomyoma and endometrioma?

What relation is between leiomyoma and endometrioma?

None: These are two different conditions. Endometriosis is usually found in the ovaries or pelvis . Fibroids originate from the uterus. Adenomyosis is the endometriosis of uterus , but still not related to fibroids. ...Read more

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I have nw endometrioma & total correction of tof. Bt my cyst is bcoming large. Nw wht I do?I m 27yr unmarried.

I have nw endometrioma & total correction of tof. Bt my cyst is bcoming large. Nw wht I do?I m 27yr unmarried.

Endometriosis: Endometriomas can be treated by laparoscopic surgery to decrease the size of the cyst, or to remove the cyst. The goal would be to treat the endometriosis and conserve the ovaries. Medical treatment(zoladex, lupron, (leuprolide) or progestins) can also be used to suppress your normal hormone cycle and allow the cyst to decrease in size. This may take longer and may not be effective with larger endometriomas. ...Read more

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I have history of endometriosis and endometrioma. Removed. Am on pill after that. If I stopped pill and go natural, what's gonna happen?

Possible recurrance: If you stop there maybe a recur race of you lesions and symptoms ,which I presume was the reason for your surgery.If you are not planning pregnancy and are tired of the pills.There are mother options ,expensive,LuponinjectionsorDanazole tablets daily. ...Read more