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Endometriosis Cause Sciatica
Seeing spine dr 2morrow for sciatica unrelieved after 2 rounds of prednizone and pt. Other symptoms point 2 poss endometriosis. Wouldmri show that?
Standing to iron lead to 20 min. Scary vibrating flutter deep in pelvis. Neuro. Said not from sciatica. What might it be? Endometriosis, c4-6 herniat.
Not Sure: Question is abit vague and not able to understand your concerns. ...Read more
If endometriosis is the sorce of my sciatica should I stop taking bc pill? Only been taking for 1 mth for ovarian cysts not pregnancy prevention.
Sciatica and periods I believe it's related but Dr won't listen I know about endemetriosis can this be the issue on depo jag but no change?
Retroverted Uterus: Hello. If your uterus is tilted backwards so that it aims towards your rectum instead of your stomach, then you can experience more low back and leg symptoms that cause "pseudo sciatica" symptoms. It's just pressure from the position of your uterus backwards. These symptoms can worsen during pregnancy. as the uterus enlarges. You will have "back labor" during delivery time. This was my issue! ...Read more
If my sciatica (pain all the way to my toes) is from pyformis syndrome or endometiosis andnot my discs, will cortisone to my s1 L5 help me?
Right pelvic pain and cramping, low back pain had the exact thing last month same time with copius dischrage, pelvic ultrasound norm, so were cultures, can this be endometrosis, my mom has it?
Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility.?
Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you describe it. Often a gynecologist will prescribe birth control as a first line therapy for women with endo. It can help regulate periods as well as diminish pain. Other options for pain are NSAID such as Ibuprofen during pre-menstrual and menstrual. ...Read more
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
Yes: No 2 women experience the exact same pain. The pain can be deep, superficial, intermittent or constant. It can occur randomly or all the time or just with periods. There is no set pattern. ...Read more
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
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
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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