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Endometriosis Pain In Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Possibly temporarily: The high Progesterone levels in pregnancy can suppress endometriosis, and the effect can even last well beyond delivery. This observation led to the current hormonal treatments for endometriosis including birth control pills and progestins in various forms. Unfortunately, without continued medical suppression after delivery the endometriosis symptoms often return. ...Read more
Variable: thorough resection of endometriosis substantially improves pregnancy rates. That said, if pregnancy is the only thing we are worrying about (not pain from endometriosis), in vitro fertilization may be a better route to pregnancy that directly treating endo (and this is coming from a surgeon that makes a living removing endometriosis) ...Read more
Does pregnancy cure endometriosis? I've heard that some women don't have endometriosis symptoms while they are pregnant. Is this true?
Pregnancy and endo: Pregnancy stops the monthly cycle of hormonal fluctuations that stimulate endometriosis growth. Temporarily, this will set back endometriosis but not cure it. Breast feeding, hormone contraceptives, and menopause all have a reversal effect on endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 3 weeks late and had negative pregnancy results. I'm always on time if anything can be early. I have endometriosis. Could I still be pregnant?
I took two pregnancy tests and received a question mark with both, i have endometriosis and dont have a normal cycle. I have other symptoms weight gai?
Blood test: You may wish to get a blood test for HCG level. This would be needed only if you had sex since your last period and the sex was more than 3 weeks ago. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Does putting off pregnancy lead to endometriosis? Is it true that women who put off getting pregnant until they are in their late 30s or 40s are more likely to have endometriosis?
Don't know for sure: No good evidence yet that endometriosis is a cause of recurrent miscarriage (2 or more losses). Endo. May affect embryo implantation, which affects getting pregnant not staying pregnant. Auto-immune antibodies (antiphospholipid antibodies or apa) are more common in women with endometriosis even with no losses. Apa cause some cases of recurrent miscarriage. Need big studies to find if linked or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis on right with patent tuba and salpengectomy with endometriotic cyst removal on left now fate of pregnancy ?
Need assistence: You can get pregnant but chances will be less . Seek the help of fertilization expert now, plan properly, if needed ivf good luck. ...Read more
Hi, I have been told one of my ovaries is half the size of the other one. Does this effect pregnancy? I have endometriosis
If I get pregnant before my lap surgery for endometriosis to be lasored in three days will the baby be ok after and will I continue the pregnancy ?
My wife had an endometriosis due to chocolate csyst then 3 months of zoladex (goserelin) 3.5 mg medication.How are the chances f having a healthy pregnancy.
Patent Tubes?: Hard to counsel your chances without all the information available. One thing to consider though is that endometriosis to the degree that leads to a cyst requiring surgical removal may sometimes affect the tubes, which if they're not open, then your chances are 0%. Hysterosalpingogram is a study that injects dye through the cervix to determine if the tubes are open. ...Read more
Not as safe as norma: Stressful pregnancies were carried with von willebrans diseases in all 3 types. Type i where factor xi is low, in ii not functioning problem is with type iii besides factor xi, viii will be low behaves like hemophilia , all types, excessive bleeding is expected, need to administer factors, to the optimal levels by experienced team ( ob, perinatologist , hematologist etc ). ...Read more
Signs of pregnancy with endometriosis? 26 days late, took pt a week ago, came back negative. Light spotting. Is this normal? Stage 4 endo.
Abnormal periods: No this is absolutely not normal. You say you are 26 days late but do you usually have regular periods. Do you have any other symptoms, such as breast tenderness? It may be time to have an ultrasound to look for an answer. You may be having a functional cyst that is keeping you from getting pregnant. Also the like spotting must be investigated. The blood pregnancy test is also a good idea. ...Read more
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