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Where at does endometriosis hurt your body? If only my aunt had it could i still have it?. And what's the chances of infertility?.
Generally in pelvis: It can present with 1. Pain with menses 2. Continuous pain throughout your cycle 3. Pain with intercourse 4. Heavy bleeding 5. Pain with urination and defecation it is more likely to be in other family members and is associated with 1/3 of infertility cases as it can cause anatomic abnormalities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi. I had a partial hysterectomy 2 yrs ago Sept. Every month or so it's like my cycle comes on but no blood. Dark watery discharge with heaviness in my legs and some abdominal pain like when I had endometriosis. I feel like my body is thinking I'm on a
..on a period?: Your body is thinking that you are on a period, well, you are.! You are just not seeing the actual endometrial blood, but with the cervix still in place the dark watery discharge is exudate from the cervical stump and possible a portion of the uterus containing residual endometrium. If this is problematic for you a GYN can surgically remove the cervix in its' entirety vaginally. ...Read more
Endometriosis: Endometriosis usually causes chronic pelvic pain. It is due to an increase in production of inflammatory substances which may lead to scarring of the pelvic organs, thereby increasing your chances of infertility or an ectopic pregnancy. These inflamatory substances are also known to cause irregular menstruation and may occasionally prevent ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens to a 27 year olds body ( internally) at stage 3&4 of endometriosis had a chocolate cyst about a year ago & am about to have surgery 29th!
Varies: Certainly pregnancy should be the first goal. If you have not completed childbearing that should be the main focus. Having surgery on the ovary can lead to worsening infertility. Certainly you need a fertility specialist to coordinate any care since you need to be fully counseled on whether it is possible to have kids, how difficult it will or wont be, . And what surgery will help versus hurt you. ...Read more
What is abdominal endometriosis, can it be harmful to the body, and what does the surgery to remove this consist of?
Endometriosis: Endometriosis of the abdominal wall typically presents with a painful abdominal wall mass. Pain can be cyclic with menses or continuously present. Bleeding may also result. Surgery may be indicated for severe symptoms, advanced disease, or failure of medical therapy. Surgery may involve laparoscopic laser ablation or excision. ...Read more
Can you recommend bcp to replace my yasmin for endometriosis because I am having rashes and feelingitchy all over my body. Should i buy lower dosage?
Low Dose: I like the lower dose birth control pills, the 20mcg of estrogen pills. There are many pills, both generic and brand name at this dose. It should still help with your endometriosis. Yaz is the lower dose of yasmin, you might try that? I personally like Mircette or kariva. Sometimes it takes awhile to find the one that fits with your body. ...Read more
I have endometriosis and adenomyosis. Periods are irregular. Is withdrawal bleeding good for my body?
In some circumstance: Not sure exactly what you mean by "withdrawal bleeding". If you mean that having a menstrual flow by withdrawing the hormones Progesterone and estrogen - yes that is the normal menstrual cycle. A woman with endometriosis however in order to decrease her pain can stay on continuous hormones and thereby not have a withdrawal bleeding and thus avoid the cyclical pain. ...Read more
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
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