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Doctor insights on: Endometriosis And Depo Provera

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Dr. Michael Traub
1,198 doctors shared insights

Endometriosis (Definition)

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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So I have endometriosis and I am currently on the Depo-Provera shot...My question is I have had diarrhea on and off for a week..What could be some causes?

So I have endometriosis and I am currently on the Depo-Provera shot...My question is I have had diarrhea on and off for a week..What could be some causes?

Not depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Diarrhea is not a side effect of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). So look elsewhere. Food? Virus? Se doctor if doesn't clear in another week or sooner if becomes bloody. ...Read more

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Have endometriosis. Cramps have been getting worse but are really bad today, no bleeding. Taking Depo-Provera for 7 mths. What to do?

Try motrin: I would try Motrin 800g every 8 hrs if you are not allergic to it and if it is not helpful then see your dr. For an exam and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Hello, i had endometriosis and the doctors treated it with the Depo-Provera shot. Now I have cramps/bloated stomach ache and brown discharge. Is that normal?

Hello, i had endometriosis and the doctors treated it with the Depo-Provera shot. Now I have cramps/bloated stomach ache and brown discharge. Is that normal?

Sometimes: Endometriosis is chronic and can change. Symptoms can change. And the effectiveness of one treatment can change. So it it time to re-evaluate to make sure nothing else has changed, . For instance to make you you don't have a large endometriosis cyst causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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How does the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot help endometrosis ? I've heard it can cause it .

Turns off ovaries: Depoprovera can help endometriosis in some people by turning off the hormonal production from the ovaries. It does not cause endometriosis. Most patients will not have periods when using depoprovera and this can improve the pain form endometriosis ...Read more

Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more