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Doctor insights on: Endometriosis Pain All The Time

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

A painful condition where the lining tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This tissue causes pain when it bleeds ...Read more


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Is pain in the lower back with leg pain at the same time necessarily sciatica?

Is pain in the lower back with leg pain at the same time necessarily sciatica?

Could be: There are many possible reasons for this combination, sciatica would be high on my list, but it is not all inclusive. ...Read more

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Having pain all over and tired all the time?

Having pain all over and tired all the time?

Time to see a doctor: Normal, healthy people are not "tired all the time" and do not have "pain all over", without a good reason. A primary care doctor can look for reasons for fatigue, such as anemia, infection, auto-immune disease, thyroid problems, cancer, insomnia, etc... Various tests may be needed, depending on one's whole story, and sequence or symptoms. ...Read more

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Sharp pain every few min, INSIDE lower back all night and day is that where the kidneys are? what causes the pain its unbearable

Sharp pain every few min, INSIDE lower back all night and day is that where the kidneys are? what causes the pain its unbearable

Kidney stones: What you are describing could be related to kidney stones. The pain is typically intermittent and difficult to find a position where one is comfortable. The location of the pain depends on the location of the kidney. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If you have pain throughout your cycle, you could have endometriosis. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will help with the pain. ...Read more

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What's the difference in pain with pid & endometriosis? having chronic left side pain only when ovulating. No std..endo biopsy&ultrasound, all normal

What's the difference in pain with pid & endometriosis? having chronic left side pain only when ovulating. No std..endo biopsy&ultrasound, all normal

PID v. Endometriosis: Pelvic Inflammatory Disesase (PID) is a infection which is affecting the uterus, fallopain tubes, or ovaries; always caused by untreated sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Endometriosis is tissue from the uterine lining that is outside the uterus that can cause pain. It is difficult to diagnose and may require an operation. Your symptoms are more consistent with endometriosis than PID. ...Read more

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Can sciatica sometime miss the leg and just show up in the foot?I get stabbing pain in thigh/calf and foot not all at the same time but different days

Can sciatica sometime miss the leg and just show up in the foot?I get stabbing pain in thigh/calf and foot not all at the same time but different days

Isolated pain: in the foot is usually not sciatica. May be morton's neuroma, tarsal tunnel or from another cause. Neurological exam with or without EMG-NCS can sort this out. ...Read more

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What could cause leg hip n back pain all at the same time ?

What could cause leg hip n back pain all at the same time ?

Nerve or back muscle: It is common for a pinched nerve in the lower back to cause symptoms which cascade from the back to the hip and leg. Also, back spasms can cause muscle or nerve irritation which extends from the back to the leg. If it persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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Severe stomach pain all the time & a sharp pain that comes and goes, possibly gallstone?

Yes, definite: Possibility. You need tests to confirm or exclude gallstones. But abdominal pain has literally 100's of causes besides gallstones, so see a doctor for full evaluation. ...Read more

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I suffer from sharp pains to ongoing pain through my abdominal during the time of ovulation till the end of my period. The ain lasts all day.

I suffer from sharp pains to ongoing pain through my abdominal during the time of ovulation till the end of my period. The ain lasts all day.

Try Analgesics: If that does not help consider BCP. But get examined to make sure there is nothing else contributing to your discomfort. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in both ovaries that led to lower back pain and upper abdomen pain. Lasted all night long and persisted throughout next day. What is this?

Sharp pain in both ovaries that led to lower back pain and upper abdomen pain. Lasted all night long and persisted throughout next day. What is this?

Need to see an MD: With persistent pain it would be very wise to see a doctor. These symptoms could be secondary to many issues. The doctor needs to sort out the etiology of your discomfort. ...Read more

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Can the coil help with the constant pain of endometriosis?

Can the coil help with the constant pain of endometriosis?

Coil?: DO you mean the Essure coil? No tech will not help at all with endometriosis, though other kind of long- acting contraceptive "may." Visit your doctor or a gynecologist to discuss options. Good wishes. ...Read more

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How to control the stomach pain at times of period?

How to control the stomach pain at times of period?

Dysmenorrhea: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through die)t with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain l. If you desire non-med approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also disipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. ...Read more

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Back pain & urge to crack/click my back all the time. Is this just compounding the damage?

Back pain & urge to crack/click my back all the time. Is this just compounding the damage?

Facet joint popping: Most probably you are popping your facet joints in the spine. While this should be fairly harmless, i don't recommend doing this frequently. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind left breast in the morning and at no other time during the day. What could this be?

See below: This could be diet related such as fibrocystic changes if you drank coffee. Could be a result of how you slept the night before. Try not drinking coffee the night before and sleep on your right side to see if it helps. ...Read more

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Heel pain all of the time. Does not matter if walking, standing, sitting or laying down. It is a consist pain all of the time.

Heel pain all of the time.  Does not matter if walking, standing, sitting or laying down.  It is a consist pain all of the time.

Constant pain: With constant pain without pressure or movement could be several causes and very likely to be neuropathic (nerves) related. Plantar fasciitis (common heel pain cause) generally happens with specific pressure or first step of the day. Constant pain may indicate deeper issues relating to neurologic, rheumatologic, or endocrinologic reasons. Get a referral from your primary. ...Read more

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Can piriformis syndrome send pain all the way down to the heal? And pain in the Achilles area?

Can piriformis syndrome send pain all the way down to the heal? And pain in the Achilles area?

Piriformis syndrome: Piriformis syndrome pain usually stops at about the knee. If it goes lower, you may want to have your sciatic nerves looked at. ...Read more

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