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Is ovulstion pain on one side a symptom of endometriosis or pcos? Can it just be normal to have ovulstion pain every month on one side?
Mittelschmerz: While for most mittelschmerz (ovulation pain) alternates from side to side. Most women have a dominate ovary that they ovulate from much more often. PCOs patients don't ovulate often and endometriosis is more assoc with painful sex, pain just before and early in the period more then mid cycle ...Read more
I took 2 pamprin multi symptom at 8:30am I am still having pain can I take two more? it's 12:50pm I have endometriosis and Polycystic ovarian disease
Why would women with endometriosis have dizziness, headaches, nausea and joint pain? It seems to be a common symptom, but why? Thanks!
Several Reasons: Patches of endometriosis respond to hormones in a similar way as the lining of the uterus. In some cases, inflammation and chemicals produced by the endometriosis areas can cause the pelvic organs to adhere or stick together causing scar tissue. Patches of endometriosis might also press against nearby nerve cells to cause pain. Some endometriosis lesions have nerves in them. ...Read more
I didn't have any symptom of endometriosis before i got pregnant then why I have tilted uterus what doc should do is it normal or will cause miscarriag?
No miscarriage: Having a tilt to one's uterus (forward, backward or midline) doesn't affect infertility or miscarriage at all. Sometimes women with retroverted uteri (tilted back), also have endometriosis. Endometriosis can cause infertility but does not increase risk for miscarriage. There's nothing to "do" about a tilted uterus, it's a normal variation. Best of luck and thank you for using healthtap! ...Read more
Endo: The most comon symptom is severe dysmenorrhea or pain with menses that is not relived by use of nsaid's and or bcp for more than 3 mo. Fatigue, painful intercoures, pain with bowel movements, bloating around ovulation and menses are other comon nonspecific symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Typical symptoms of endometriosis include: painful period, painful sexual intercourse, and infertility. There is no significant correlation between severity of pain and degree of endometriosis Many patients with endometriosis do not have any symptoms. The gold standard of diagnosis of endometriosis is through laparoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful menses: The most common symptoms is painful menses, which often start at a young age. In severe cases, women may have pain throughout the month. The most common timing is pain that comes on in the fews days prior to the menses, intensifies at the beginning of the menstrual bleeding, and then tapers off. Endometriosis can also cause or contribute to infertility. There's more but no more room! ...Read more
Pain before bleeding: Cramps are common w/ periods, but be suspicious of pain appearing 2 or more days before you bleed & goes away quickly after bleeding begins. As endometriosis worsens, pain keeps extending over more days. At its worst, it hurts pretty much all the time. Many don't seek help, thinking pelvic pain is a woman's "lot in life." often their mom had the same issues. Seek treatment! endometriosis scars! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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