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Does endometriosis smell?

Does endometriosis smell?

No: To the best of my knowledge there is no particuar odor associated with endometriosis. ...Read more

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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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Could poor memory,increased asthma,fatigue & lower sense of smell & touch be side effects of Diphereline injection prescribed for endometriosis.

Could poor memory,increased asthma,fatigue & lower sense of smell & touch be side effects of Diphereline injection prescribed for endometriosis.

Maybe: Triptorelin (diphereline) is mainly meant for treating prostate cancer in men, used as well by some to treat endometriosis, has several side effects , some you described as fatigue, which can be attributed to the asthma you already have, helps to keep a diary of symptoms and discuss with your doctor on the next visit or before the next dose ...Read more

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Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Infection: Fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts should not cause a foul odor during menstration. It may be that you have bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor is the most frequent symptom of BV which is the most common vaginal infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis w/ weak pelvic floor cause smell from rectum to be emitted when uterus contract if scar tissues are attached to rectum?

Can endometriosis w/ weak pelvic floor cause smell from rectum to be emitted when uterus contract if scar tissues are attached to rectum?

Not likely: Severe endometriosis involving the colon or rectum will usually cause obstructive symptoms before any bleeding due to endometriosis occurs. Smell is more likely a function of your diet or if you have some type of infection of gyn or rectal origin. ...Read more

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Unprotected intercourse 2 weeks ago but on bc pills and have endometreosis. Pelvic pain, smells suddenly make me nauseous, gagging, tender breasts?

Unprotected intercourse 2 weeks ago but on bc pills and have endometreosis. Pelvic pain, smells suddenly make me nauseous, gagging, tender breasts?

Pregnancy: If you take your pills correctly there is a low risk, but pills are not 100% and no where near that. If you miss your period do a pregnancy test. Probably not what you want to hear. Again low chance. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis be cured?

Can endometriosis be cured?

Managed: Cured might be a stretch. It can be surgicaly treated and removed, and medically managed. With treatment, the symptoms can be minimized or eliminated. ...Read more

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Is endometriosis hereditary

Yes.: Not all patients with endometriosis have a family history, but many do. If you are having pelvic pain, severe pain with your periods or pain on penetration with intercourse, you should see your gynecologist. While you can not see endometriosis on an ultrasound, you can see other sources of pelvic pain. Robotic laparoscopic surgery is the best way to see endometriosis. ...Read more

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How painful is endometriosis?

Variable: In some women, even a large amount of endometriosis causes no pain. In other women a small amount causes significant pain. Women feel a variety of different pain symptoms and the severity is different from person to person. It can be debilitating or it can be very mild. ...Read more

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What's done for endometriosis?

What's done for endometriosis?

Endometriosis: Surgery is the gold standard, and reduces the amount/extent of disease. The most effective medical treatment is the drug lupron(r). It is costly with some side effects, but is safe and often as good for pain as surgery. The injectible contraceptive depo-provera gives mixed results. A much older drug, danazol, is mostly no longer used. ...Read more