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I have a regular period but got endometriosis (chocolate cyst attached at both ovaries) so does this affect my chances of getting pregnant? do i still ovulate? i was told by this female doctor at the private clinic saying that the cysts will hold my egg f

I have a regular period but got endometriosis (chocolate cyst attached at both ovaries) so does this affect my chances of getting pregnant? do i still ovulate? i was told by this female doctor at the private clinic saying that the cysts will hold my egg f

Yes: Endometriosis does increase the risk of infertility although u do still ovulate.The chocolate cysts aren't functional cysts.They contain uterine lining cells that bleed when u have ur period and the old blood in them causes them 2 look like they r filled with chocolate syrup.If they rupture it can cause a lot of pain.Endometriosis can cause scar tissue that can block normal tubes cause infertility ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Servere endometriosis with chocolate cyst. Now I'm pooping more than normal and I've lost 10lbs in 8 days without trying. I'm still eating normal Help?

Servere endometriosis with chocolate cyst. Now I'm pooping more than normal and I've lost 10lbs in 8 days without trying. I'm still eating normal Help?

Need A Specialist: Endometriosis is a disease and can cause major reproductive and medical problems. it requires usually a combination of medical and surgical therapy. it sounds like you have severe endometriosis and need a thorough evaluation by a specialist ...Read more

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Is sperm able to stay a live and survive if i hv endometriosis and chocolate cyst? I mean if thr is any infection sperm dies? Rite? Please reply?

Is sperm able to stay a live and survive if i hv endometriosis and chocolate cyst? I mean if thr is any infection sperm dies? Rite? Please reply?

????????: Endometriosis has nothing to do with sperm, if you have a choclate cyst and endometriosis you most likely need surgery , endometriosis can block the tubes and or ovaries so the sperm will never reach the egg , you need to see your gyn this week. ...Read more

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What happens to a 27 year olds body ( internally) at stage 3&4 of endometriosis had a chocolate cyst about a year ago & am about to have surgery 29th!

What happens to a 27 year olds body ( internally) at stage 3&4 of endometriosis had a chocolate cyst about a year ago & am about to have surgery 29th!

Varies: Certainly pregnancy should be the first goal. If you have not completed childbearing that should be the main focus. Having surgery on the ovary can lead to worsening infertility. Certainly you need a fertility specialist to coordinate any care since you need to be fully counseled on whether it is possible to have kids, how difficult it will or wont be, . And what surgery will help versus hurt you. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis. I also have a "chocolate cyst" on my ovary. It is causing me pain and is also bulging through my skin. Cause for concern?

I have endometriosis. I also have a "chocolate cyst" on my ovary. It is causing me pain and is also bulging through my skin. Cause for concern?

Endometriosis: Hello, You should have this evaluated as you may require surgery to address these findings. As Endometriosis progresses/grows it can affect your bowels and urination. For many women, there is also significant pain associated with Endometriosis and possible infertility depending on the extent of the Endometriosis. ...Read more

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By me having endometriosis really bad and also cysts (chocolate cyst) surgery was needed along with having 1 ovary removed, can I hve still hve kids?

By me having endometriosis really bad and also cysts (chocolate cyst) surgery was needed along with having 1 ovary removed, can I hve still hve kids?

Most likely: Having stage IV endometriosis reduces the chances of conception. There are techniques such as superovulation with intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization that will improve your chances greatly. You still have a possibility of conceiving. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis only affect the tubes but not the ovaries, i mean blockage tubes but no chocolate cysts in ovaries( ovaries not affected)?

Can endometriosis only affect the tubes but not the ovaries, i mean blockage tubes but no chocolate cysts in ovaries( ovaries not affected)?

Yes: The type of adhesions and endometriosis lesions can vary widely from woman to woman. The lesions can appear in various locations but not necessarily any particular locations. Behind the uterus is very common. Ovaries is common. We can even see endometriosis lesions on the cervix, at the belly button and in c-section scars. ...Read more

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Is there any problem if we wait few years after laparoscopy(9 cm ovarian chocolate cyst),is there any treatment for reducing endometriosis´╗┐?

Is there any problem if we wait few years after laparoscopy(9 cm ovarian chocolate cyst),is there any treatment for reducing endometriosis´╗┐?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis is often controlled with anti-inflammatory pills like Ibuprofen, birth control pills, Depoprovera, Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, Lupron and other medications. Individual treatment plans should be made between you and your doctor. ...Read more

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Endometriosis and tubal cysts, what to to do?

Endometriosis and tubal cysts, what to to do?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis needs a GYN MD to assess and treat this problem. The Fallopian tube cysts are common and often "harmless" . ...Read more

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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