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Femara Norethindrone Stage Endometriosis
Not very successfull: No medical treatment has ever been shown to be effective in treating stage IV endo. This stage means that there is deeply invasive endo usually between the rectum and vagina or cervix. Endo nodules are by definition deeper than 5mm, and the hormones can't penetrate well and they don't respond. You need a surgeon very experienced in complex procedures to remove the endo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormonal treatment: Femara inhibits the formation of estrogen within the endometriosis tissue. Aromatase inhibitors, formerly used to treat some breast cancer, have been successful in the treatment of endometriosis. Norethindrone, a Progesterone is also successful in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i take ortho micronor? I have endometriosis and became pregnant with my daughter in november of 2010; she is now 6 months old and I am exclusively breastfeeding. I have ortho micronor and I have a few questions: will this birth control method relie
What's best choice for endometriosis cerazette (desogestrel) or noriday (norethisterone) which one reducest/reverses grown tissue the most?
I have been diagnosed with endometriosis and have been prescribed aygestin 5 mg/day. My stomach seems to be extremely hard. Help?
Not sure about: Aygestin itself causing a hard stomach per say but some patients complain of bloating and abdominal discomfort when they start the medication. It can be self limited. Also i'd want to know more about how your endometriosis was diagnosed to better inform you, but ultimately, i would recommend talking to your doctor about this. ...Read more
Intestinal adhesions: That may cause GI problems later.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there a cure for sever endometriosis last stage? Can someone die of endometriosis? Can operating and removing organs help?
Surgery: Endometriosis comes in 4 stages. It is not cancer and does not lead to death. It can lead to very painful menstrual cycles. Medical options are available to treat it. In some cases removal of the uterus and/or ovaries is necessary to alleviate the discomfort. An Obgyn should be able to help guide you through the options. ...Read more
My pain m. Dr. Suspects that my endometriosis may be growing on my spine . I'm 34 yrs old with stage 4. How would this be diagnosed and treated?
Pretty rare: Endometriosis has been found pretty much everywhere in the body, although rare, i suppose it could be on your spine. Is your pain coincident with your menses? Have imaging studies shown lesions? Have you had laparoscopic resections in the past? I would recommend seeing a specialist (gyn surgeon) & strongly consider a gnrh agonist (lupron) for diagnostic & hopefully curative reasons. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the difference between loseasonique and seasonique when treating stage 2 endometriosis if loseasonique made me sick and increase pain?
LoSeasonique: Loseasonique is a low dose version of seasonique, both containing the same hormones, levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol. As both seasonique and loseasonique contain same ingredients in different proportions, the precautions with seasonique are nearly the same as are with loseasonique. Check with your doctor regarding your reactions to loseasonique. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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