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Doctor insights on: Endometriosis Pregnancy Bleeding

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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How to stop endometriosis bleeding?

How to stop endometriosis bleeding?

See your doctor.: Endometriosis does not usually cause bleeding. The endometrium is the part of the uterus that causes bleeding with periods. Endometriosis is located outside of the uterus and causes abnormal pain associated with periods or at other times of the month. ...Read more

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Why won't my endometriosis bleeding stop?

Why won't my endometriosis bleeding stop?

Bleeding?: Endometriosis does not cause heavy or irregular bleeding, though it can cause painful periods. Can you be more specific what you'd like to know? ...Read more

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Can taking visanne be bad for me if i don't have endometriosis? Went to gyno for continuous bleeding for a year & most recently pain. No biopsy done.

Can taking visanne be bad for me if i don't have endometriosis? Went to gyno for continuous bleeding for a year & most recently pain. No biopsy done.

If I was doing: Your workup , i assume u had an ultrasound blood work and i would do an in office endometrial biopsy and hysteroscopy as sometimes u can have endometrial polyps or fibroids or abnormal tisue, that does not show up on ultrasound, would do all that before using that drug esp if u have been bleeding for a year- that is not normal. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Please help me! abnormal bleeding.. Could it be endometriosis?

Yes: But it could be many things...Thyroid disease, pcos, high prolactin, fibroids, polyp. Endometriosis that gets into the uterus can cause abnormal bleeding and pain. Certainly it is worth seeing your obgyn to begin an evaluation. ...Read more

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Will endometriosis subside after pregnancy?

Will endometriosis subside after pregnancy?

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

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Can my endometriosis grow back during pregnancy?

Possible: I can grow during pregnancy but usually the high hormones during pregnancy actually suppress the endometriosis and make it better. It is more likely to grow after pregnancy is over. ...Read more

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Will pregnancy reduce and remove endometriosis ?

Pushes pause button: Pregnancy pushes the "pause button" on Endometriosis progression as ovulation and menstrual period spread will also pause during the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can your endometriosis symptoms start during pregnancy?

Not Common: To be honest, the high Progesterone levels in pregnancy usually make endometirosis a lot better. But lots of other things can cause aches and pains in pregnancy. That is much more likely. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pregnancy chances after endometriosis removal?

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

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I had laparoscopy April 7, 2014 to treat endometriosis. I am still bleeding, is it normal?

I had laparoscopy April 7, 2014 to treat endometriosis.  I am still bleeding,  is it normal?

Laparoscopy: maybe, but it's unusual. if possible you should follow-up for an exam and an evaluation with the doctor who did your laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Bleeding normal, cramps nothing more then usual. Should I be concerned that it could be endometriosis?

Not really: While it does not necessarily do so, endometriosis can be associated with heavy menses and painful perios. Unless you have other symptoms to make you think you might have endometriosis, i would not worry too much. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have endometriosis if your periods are normal and average 31 days cycle, 5 days bleeding?

Is it possible to have endometriosis if your periods are normal and average 31 days cycle, 5 days bleeding?

Yes: It is possible to have endometriosis if you do not have any problems with painful periods. Endometriosis is diagnosed by laparoscopy. It may be diagnosed on someone who is having surgery not related to the pelvis or pain. However, endometriosis is usually not clinically significant unless it is causing symptoms such as pelvic pain, pain with intercourse, and pain with bowel movements. ...Read more

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I've been bleeding for 16 days and the last two days have got extremely heavy and painful I have endometriosis do I need to see a gp?

See Gynecologist: The prolonged bleeding you re experiencing is not likely due to endometriosis. This is more likely due to a hormonal issue, especially if your periods are typically irregular or if you are overweight. See your gynecologist to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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