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Do u think I have endometriosis? Because i having lots of symptoms. Lower back pain, thighs legs back neck. Pain sex. Left ovary pain. Period pain.

Do u think I have endometriosis?  Because i having lots of symptoms.  Lower back pain, thighs legs back neck. Pain sex. Left ovary pain.  Period pain.

I am sorry but this: Is simply not something that one can guess on. You will need to your gynecologist to obtain hx, do physical exam ; other needed studies. ...Read more

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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I suggested to my doctor that I had enometriosis and she gave me birth control saying it would help but i'm still having burning ovary pain off and on?

I suggested to my doctor that I had enometriosis and she gave me birth control saying it would help but i'm still having burning ovary pain off and on?

Birth Control: Birth control pills can help supress your body's hormones, which can help with endometriosis. However, this would not necessarily control ovarian problem, such as a cyst. Usually these can be seen with an ultrasound. Also, keeping a diary of symptoms can be very helpful with determining patterns - this can help you doctor figure out if this is hormonal, or something else. ...Read more

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Why are ovaries the most common site of endometriosis?

Why are ovaries the most common site of endometriosis?

Not certain: All standard authoritative textbooks in gynecologic surgery, including a comprehensive review in fertility & sterility in 2006, agree the ovaries, cul-de-sac, and pelvic peritoneum are the most common sites in that order. Although reasons aren't certain, if retrograde menstrual flow is a major cause of developing endometriosis this makes sense anatomically. ...Read more

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What are signs of endometriosis or poly cystic ovary syndrome?

What are signs of endometriosis or poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis sx's may include: Pain w or after sexual intercourse*Marked period pain w nausea & loose stools or constipation*Lower back/ pelvic pain*Bleeding between periods* Fertility problems* etc. History, Pelvic exam, Ultrasound & laparoscopy are used for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged ovary is it normal if I have cyst endometriosis on it?

I have an enlarged ovary is it normal if I have cyst endometriosis on it?

No: No. An endometriosis cyst is not normal. It should be evaluated. It should be evaluated in the context of pain, painful sex, infertility, etc. Would be worthwhile to see a specialist. ...Read more

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With scarred tissues endometriosis and one ovary what are the chances of t.T.C?

Severe Endo & Fert: You seem to be describing severe endometriosis. Further, you have only 1 ovary and only 50% of your eggs. Your age is important and fertility goes down with age. We have tests to check your fertility potential and you need other tests. See a fertility specialist for an assessment and options. Whatever we do now will work better than treatment in the future - don't delay. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with lazy ovary but i speculate i may have endometriosis. My older sister had it. Is it hereditary?

I was diagnosed with lazy ovary but i speculate i may have endometriosis. My older sister had it. Is it hereditary?

What's 'lazy ovary?": You may be aware endometriosis is diagnosed only by surgery. Yes it is 'partly' hereditary, it seems to be more frequent in relatives but the exact inheritance is not known. ...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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What are the symptom differences between endometriosis and a twisting ovary?

Severity: Endometriosis usually causes persistent and progressive pain that develops over time and worsens with time. An ovarian torsion usually presents with sudden and severe pain and is generally a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Can someone still get pregnant after being diagnosed with endometriosis and one ovary?

Can someone still get pregnant after being diagnosed with endometriosis and one ovary?

Absolutely: One can conceive perfectly normally with only one ovary. While endometriosis can make it more difficult to conceive, it rarely absolutely prevents conception. If you lost one ovary because of enmdometiosis, be sure to have regular follow ups and ultrasous of the other ovary. ...Read more

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In reference to a laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometriosis issues, would it be better to keep one ovary, if possible?

In reference to a laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometriosis issues, would it be better to keep one ovary, if possible?

Depends on age: Leaving one ovary means you will likely still have pain in 6-12 months post op, though you won't have periods and doing the hyst and one side debulks the endometriosis. Over age 40 I suggest both sides come out. Over 35 I tend to make all of mine aware of the recurrence of pain. Under 35 there is some benefit to keeping an ovary for prevention though 50% fail in 2 years and you get menopause. ...Read more

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I've had my left ovary removed at the end of April and some "severe" endometriosis. since surgery I have had worsening pain. why is this happening?

I've had my left ovary removed at the end of April and some "severe" endometriosis. since surgery I have had worsening pain. why is this happening?

See your GYN: If your pain is worse, then it may not have been from your ovary. On the other hand, there may be some adhesions from the surgery. You need to discuss this with your GYN. ...Read more

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Docors done mutilpe test on me , say I have slight endometriosis and a small cyst on my right ovary but doesn't explain my daily pain. What's worng?

Beware: 21y female "had multiple test" & told "endometriosis", for which there are no test & which is a theoretical disorder. Beware of invasive laparoscopic procedures, which can induce intestinal adhesions & IBS symptoms oft characterized as "worse endometriosis". See Osteopath for evaluation of pelvic girdle disorder & investigate Joint Hypermobility Syndrome before agreeing to invasive surgery. ...Read more

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Im 4 days late.Since the last 2 weeks i hve pinching pain in my left ovaries.I have mild endometriosis but was removed during laproscopy. Bfn till now?

Im 4 days late.Since the last 2 weeks i hve pinching pain in my left ovaries.I have mild endometriosis but was removed during laproscopy. Bfn till now?

Delayed ovulation: 1. You should always check to see if you are not pregnant now as this could always present itself as an ectopic pregnancy 2. This may be delayed ovarian recruitment-ovulation on the left resulting in: ->pain-discomfort ->delayed onset of menses. ...Read more

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Does endometriosis of the ovaries cause infertility?

Does endometriosis of the ovaries cause infertility?

Endometriomas: Yes. Cysts of endometriosis in the ovaries are called endometriomas, which may cause pain, infertility, both or neither. If you are having difficult getting pregnant and/or you have very painful periods then laparoscopic surgery to remove the cyst(s) and any other endometriosis in your pelvis is usually helpful. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis only affect tubes but not with ovaries?

Can endometriosis only affect tubes but not with ovaries?

Typically affects: The ovaries more dramatically (endometriomas are large blood filled, benign masses on the ovary that cause pain) however, the inflammation and scarring associated with endometriosis can cause tubal distortion that could lead to tubal dysfunction but the clinical relevance can only be answered best by understanding each patient's history. ...Read more

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Is pain in the thigh and ovary and neck a sign of endometriosis?

Possible: Endometrial tissue can end up anywhere in the body, but the key is that the pain comes and goes with your menstrual cycle. A skilled ob/gyn should be able to help. James dillard, md. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis of the ovaries cause permanent infertility in a woman?

Can endometriosis of the ovaries cause permanent infertility in a woman?

No: Ovarian endometriosis (called endometrioma) is associated with infertility but some women will not have a problem. We try not to remove the ovarian endometiomas these days because we may make the fertility potential worse. Medical therapy usually will not make them go away if they are over 1-2cm. Discuss your situation with your rei for options and stay positive. ...Read more

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Can I conceive if I have endometriosis on the ovary on which side I ovulate monthly?

Yes: yes but endometriosis makes fertility harder. it also depends on how much endometriosis there is, if there are cysts, or if the tubes are open. many women with endometriosis go into early menopause so you dont want to take your young age for granted ...Read more

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Could endometriosis on the left ovary could it cause pain by growing on to the GI tract?

Could endometriosis on the left ovary could it cause pain by growing on to the GI tract?

Yes: Endometriosis can spread. If you have had it on an ovary, it can spread to the surface of the intestines. Fortunately it doesn't always do this. Best wishes! ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more