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How Bad Is Stage 3 Endometriosis
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I have stage 3/4 endometriosis that is everywhere in abd. now advanced & tubes blocked but mb 5%. Anyway to clear tubes for better chance of concept?
Possibly: Sometimes gynecologists can do a surgery to remove adhesions (scars) that are blocking tubes to increase the chance of pregnancy. You would need to see your gynecologist for a definite answer. It depends upon the extent of the disease and anatomy. They may need to do an MRI, exploratory laparoscopy or other testing to determine if a procedure might be helpful to you ...Read more
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
I have stage 3 endometriosis I do not have a monthly cycle I am not supposed to have one. Is it normal to feel like I am on my period but am not?
Still bleeding vaginally more than 2 weeks after 4th laparoscopic endometriosis+adhesion stage 3 removal? Normal or not normal?
What are the benefits and risks of having an open presacral neurectomy done for stage 3-4 endometriosis with 4 previous laps. Removing endo&adh.?
I'm 47 with enlarged uterus & complex ovarian cyst, history of endometriosis, 4 pregnancies w/1 live birth & sister w/stage 3 ovarian & 1a endo cx. ?
See a physician: At 47, if you have a family history of ovarian cancer and a complex ovarian cyst yourself, you should see a physician. If the cyst is small, your physician may elect to follow it with sequential ultrasounds. Endometriosis also increases your risk slightly for a specific type of ovarian cancer. An enlarged uterus can be benign fibroids, but could also be something serious. See an md. ...Read more
I was on Cerazette for three months to treat endometriosis. Now I am feeling pain during sex again after a week. What should I do?
Surgery perhaps: It is likely if you have endometriosis that you have deep infiltrating endometriosis just behind the the uterus. This is possibly causing the pain with intercourse. You have tried birth control pills and while that often can help with the pain - but often not for the long term - it will not get rid of the endometriosis. The only way to really get rid of it is to excise it and this means surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, and no: Women are supposed to "loose"/shed uterine lining aka endometrium every menstrual cycle. The uterus rebuilds it fresh monthly in preparation for implantation. Here's the catch: if you have ectopic endometrium (patches of lining where they're not supposed to be) the sloughing happens there too & can be excruciatingly painful, causing uber-cramping, pain w/ urination & defecation, nausea & more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad endometriosis and had laparospy last year. Now it's gone back. How do I monitor it's growth and severity ?
By your symptoms: The amount of endometriosis present in any one person interestingly does not correlate with the amount of pain or symptoms that person has. You do not need to monitor the growth of endometriosis. You do need to report back to your obgyn on your level of pain and your satisfaction with the treatment. If your pain becomes unbearable then you can discuss further options ...Read more
I go to my GYN in two weeks. I'm wondering how she'll begin testing for endometriosis? What are the possible tests? My pain is unbelievably bad.
Okay, so I am in my younger teens, endometriosis runs in my family. I am worried that I might have it. My pain is very bad and my flow is heavy. ?
No cycle in three months, excruciating pain, I have endometriosis. My preg tests have been neg and I just passed a clot the size of a baseball HELP?
You need to visit : Your doc. It's not healthy not to have a period for 3 months and you need to know why and have the underlying reason treated . Plus you need to have a bleed. ...Read more
Not necessarily : Many women with endometriosis are fertlle. If one is not ready to conceive one must use contraception. A 3 month at a time contraceptive pill like seasonale is good as are several others. Theses types of pills tend to slow down the endometriosis. See your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does sex hurt so bad with uteter tract endometriosis? Very intense sharp pain during and after.
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