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Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the 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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Can clomaphene cause problems when I have endometriosis? Did clomaphene work or make endometriosis worse?

Can clomaphene cause problems when I have endometriosis? Did clomaphene work or make endometriosis worse?

Talk to your doctor: Clomiphene alters hormonal balances in the body, especially of estrogen. This is how it works as an infertility drug. Endometriosis can be worsened by the presence of high levels of estrogens. Clomiphene use is relatively contraindicated in women with endometriosis. But again, you should talk to your doctor since only they know why you may still need to take the drug despite your condition. ...Read more

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Please tell me can endometriosis and pmt cause short term memory problems?

Please tell me can endometriosis and pmt cause short term memory problems?

No reason it would: There should be no direct link between these gynecological conditions and memory function. However, worry about the conditions, pain from them, side effects of their treatments can all have effects on your mental functioning. With your attention impaired and distracted by those things it is possible your memory would suffer. Mindfulness Meditation helps. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause bladder problems?

Can endometriosis cause bladder problems?

Yes: Endometriosis can get on the bladder and cause bladder pain and painful urination. Interstitial cystitis (ic) can also cause those symptoms. So sometimes it can be a little difficult to figure out. Starting with some urine testing, some blood work, maybe a cystoscopy would help to get you answers. ...Read more

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Have had 4 full periods in the last 8 weeks. Complex cyst in 1 ovary, endometriosis, adenomyosis. Can cervical problems cause periods to come earlier?

Have had 4 full periods in the last 8 weeks. Complex cyst in 1 ovary, endometriosis, adenomyosis. Can cervical problems cause periods to come earlier?

No, see doctor: The cervix doesn't really have a role in period bleeding or abnormal bleeding - that comes from uterine issues like fibroids or adenomyosis, or hormonal causes. The cervix can bleed from trauma or lesions in the cervix or cervical cancer, but it is not period bleeding. If you have had 4 episodes of bleeding in 8 weeks, you need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have been having a problem with constant bleeding and stomach pain. They put me on birth control it lessened it until recently. My doc did a pelvic exam and an ulrasound but nothing came up. What is Endometriosis and could it be a cause? My aunt had it.

I have been having a problem with constant bleeding and stomach pain. They put me on birth control it lessened it until recently. My doc did a pelvic exam and an ulrasound but nothing came up. What is Endometriosis and could it be a cause? My aunt had it.

Maybe pain: Endometriosis is a pelvic peritoneal disease in women; often associated with pelvic pain and sometimes with infertility. It is definitely not a cause of dysfunctional bleeding though, so you "may" have more than one condition going on. You need to work with your doctor to take the diagnosis another step. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of endometriosis?

Unknown: The top theories in order: 1) implants form from back-flow of menstrual endometrium through the tubes into the pelvis, 2) disease spreads through lymphatics and/or blood vessels, 3) 'coelomic metaplasia, ' in which normal cells change into endometriosis. The first two likely account for many cases. The arguments get fairly involved, but none of these theories is entirely satisfactory. ...Read more

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What are the different causes of endometriosis?

What are the different causes of endometriosis?

Various: Reflux of uterine lining in susceptible women, fetal tissue that wakens up and develops into endometriosis are a two possible mechanisms. ...Read more

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What causes endometriosis to develop in rectal area?

What causes endometriosis to develop in rectal area?

Genetics: We are now learning that genes have a significant role in determining who gets endo, and how severe it is. Somewhere between 10-20% of women with endo have bowel involvement. Rectal and sigmoid locations are the most frequent sites for bowel endo, and it causes pain with bms all month long. You usually can't see endo on colonoscopy so many women aren't diagnosed by GI docs to whom they're referred. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause permenant damage to the organs or nerves it is attached too?

Can endometriosis cause permenant damage to the organs or nerves it is attached too?

Endometriosis: Yes it can cause permanent damage to the ovaries and surrounding organs as well as nerves. In reare instances endometriosis can attach itself to distant organs as well. ...Read more

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Could my labor cause endometriosis?

Could my labor cause endometriosis?

No: Endmoetriosis usually becomes dormant during pregnancy. There are some case reports of endometriosis occuring outside the pelvic cavity but theese are rare. Labor and endometriosis don't usually go together, but your doctor may be able to better answer after further questioning. ...Read more

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Does endometriosis cause inovulation?

Yes, it can: Endometriosis can and does interfere with ovulation as well as fallopian tube motility (the ability to conduct the fertilized egg to the uterus). Researchers are not exactly sure why, whether the endometriosis implants secrete a substance that does that or not, but 40% of all infertility patients suffer from endometriosis. ...Read more

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I am wandering abot the desease called endometriosis! What is its cause?

I am wandering abot the desease called endometriosis! What is its cause?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis occurs when the tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus also grows in other areas such as ovaries, external uterus, fallopian tubes, lining of pelvic cavity, bowel, bladder, vagina. ...Read more

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Could Mesenteric adentitis be caused from endometriosis?

Could Mesenteric adentitis be caused from endometriosis?

Mesenteric adenitis: Normally it is associated with a recent common cold. But in actuality it is an entity that is not fully understood. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause bad rectal pains?

Can endometriosis cause bad rectal pains?

Yes: It all depends on where the endometriosis lies, but if it affects the area behind the uterus known as the cul-de-sac, it can casue rectal pain and can be associated with significant bowel symptoms. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause pain in the ovary?

Can endometriosis cause pain in the ovary?

Yes: It can cause pain anywhere in the belly or pelvis, in the middle, right left. The pain can be all the time or just at certain times, may be worse with periods and even sex. Endometriosis pain cause be unpredictable. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause severe rectal pains?

Can endometriosis cause severe rectal pains?

Yes: Endometriosis that occurs behind and below the uterus in the pelvic cavity can cause significant rectal pain. This can be suspected by pelvic exam and confirmed by laparoscopy. ...Read more

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