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I have history of ovarian cyst removal and endometriosis. Recurrence 8 mts ago, then disappeared. Have abd discomfort again. Should I see doc?
Yes: It sounds like you need to be evaluated again, so see your GYN ...Read more
Diet: Although diet modification is not a proven treatment. Recent studies have found that the pelvic tissue in women with endometriosis has less antioxidant activity. An antioxidant rich diet could add to the treatment of endometriosis besides its proven benefits to your health in general. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BAH/BSO age 26, severe endometriosis. ORS diagnosed after last ovary removed. Now Age 52, estradiol 29, progesterone <0.1. She thinks recurrence?
Can Endometriosis and cysts come back while I am on pill? What can I do to prevent recurrence besides taking pill? I don't have plans to be pregnant.
Heavy cramp and period while on period. Im taking pill to prevent recurrence of endometriosis. Any way to improve? Give up?
Ectopic endometrium: The lining of the uterus is the endometrium. When a woman has her period that endometrial tissue turns loose and is expelled as the menstrual period. Some of the endometrial cells and blood can flow through the fallopian tubes into the pelvis. Because those cells are viable, they can implant and grow. When that happens, the endometrium that is growing outside the uterus is called endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No biopsy: A great number of women are treated "empirically" based on symptoms of painful menses or dyspareunia. We would never treat breast or prostate cancer without a tissue sample. Laparoscopic examination with sampling and removal of suspicious lesions is a much better approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes !: Endometriosis close to the rectum may cause pain due to scarring like in this picture. This is especially try closer to your periods. Also nerve endings get hypersensitive around the disease. If advanced, the lesions may invade the rectal area ! for these reasons, it's important to make the diagnosis with laparoscopy and if possible, resection of as much disease as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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