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Had endometrioma removal last year. Taking pill for a year. Bleeding after 21st pills with heaviest cramp. Do I still have endometriosis?
Possibly: Endometrioma removal can alleviate a lot of pain if it was the sole source of your problems. Unfortunately, it rarely cures endometriosis but it should be controlled. If OCP use eliminates your pain when you don't have a withdrawal bleed (a period), you may benefit from continuous OCPs and try to eliminate your cycles. There are several medical options for you, talk to your Doc & see what's best. ...Read more
Removed endometrioma 3 mts ago. I got recurrence. Already 5cm. Painful everyday. Does that mean the cyst is growing? How can I manage the pain?
Maybe: Wow, i'm so sorry that's happening to you. I can't imagine your pain. If you already have a 5cm recurrent endometrioma, most gyn doctors are going to recommend removal, laparoscopically. These cysts don't go away on their own, and can cause problems associated with infertility and scarring. Best if already 5cm that you have removed. In terms of pain, you may consider nsaid, such as ibuprofen. ...Read more
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
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, 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
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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