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Dr. Michael Traub
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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


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Does endometriosis cause period twice a month?

Does endometriosis cause period twice a month?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis is a bening disease defined by the presence of endometrial glands ( lining of inside the uterus) outside the uterus and its associated with pelvic pain, painful menstruation and infertility. The disease tends to progress and recurrs. Any female with menstruation can develop endometriosis. It usually does not cause abnormal uterine bleeding. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause a short but light period?

Can endometriosis cause a short but light period?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis is a bening disease defined by the presence of endometrial glands ( lining of inside the uterus) outside the uterus and its associated with pelvic pain and infertility. The disease tends to progress and recurrs. Endometriosis usually does not cause abnormal uterine bleeding or short periods. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis make a woman more moody during her period?

Can endometriosis make a woman more moody during her period?

Not really: Pain can make you irritable. There is a condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder that is a more severe form of pms not due to endometriosis, and that could be the reason you are moody. Can be treated, keep a log of your emotions in relationship to your menses and go see your gyn for treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have endometriosis if you've only had a period for a couple years?

Is it possible to have endometriosis if you've only had a period for a couple years?

Yes: It is possible, as endometriosis usually takes a few years after the onset of menstruation for endometriosis to develop and for symptoms to occur. ...Read more

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I got endometriosis i started my period today 3 wks early no pain its usually every 8 wks for 4 days.

I got endometriosis i started  my  period today 3 wks  early  no  pain its usually every 8 wks for  4 days.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control and with endometriosis ...Read more

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I got my period 3 times this month starting the 3rd now I am 44 years old and I have endometriosis could that be th cause?

No: your frequent periods are coming from ovarian failure and onset of menopause. Very common. Some women cycles space further apart, others it can become more frequent early on. Best to see your doctor for evaluation and discussion on how to control your cycles. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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What else could make me have my period twice a month some months if it's not from my endometriosis I can take it and it's really painful

What else could make me have my period twice a month some months if it's not from my endometriosis I can take it and it's really painful

Many Things: Endometriosis usually does not affect your periods in any way so that should not be the cause. Hormonal disorders are a common cause (pcos, thryoid disease, high prolactin levels), etc. Some medications can cause that. Polyps, fibroids and adenomyosis of the uterus can also cause that. You probably should have a full evaluation especially if you are having pain with the bleeding abnormality. ...Read more

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