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How Effective Are Ocps For Endometriosis
How long should ocp's and the occasional exp. Lap. Be used to treat endometriosis? Are there any better long term surgical options available?
I have endometriosis. I have been taking lutera ocp continuously x 5 mo. I am still having pelvic pain. Would a higher dose ocp help? What next?
Is there an all nattural treatment for endometriosis. Do not want surgery or lupron (leuprolide) and can't take oral contraceptives.?
No...and yes: There are no natural treatments that eliminate or even reduce endometriosis: surgery and/or Lupron (leuprolide) are the only interventions. Otoh for pain related to endometriosis, many women find heating pads, hot tea, and otc pain medicines can help relieve the crampy feelings. ...Read more
20yo F w/ IUD+OCP; history endometriosis, ovarian cysts, [7/10] pelvic pain; menses stopped 5 months ago, returned w/ bleeding, [9/10] pain. Why?
I am taking on lupron (leuprolide) for endometriosis, I got to keep my nexplanon implant in. Is my birth control still effective? Is it likely to become pregnant?
I was diagnosed with endometriosis 6+ years ago and have been on birth control since. I have bad side affects from birth control. Can I get off of it?
Check on placebo: Your MD could check an FSH level towards the end of your placebo week, although it could miss it. You are awfully young to be looking at mean pause, although premature menopause can happen. If you were going trough premature menopause, the most likely treatment would be low dose OCPs, which you are on. ...Read more
Is there a way to treat/ease pain from endometriosis that does not require surgery or birth control?
Yes: Decreasing caffeine, accupuncture, botanicals and foods that cleanse the liver to help eliminate estrogen better. Also there are anti-inflammatory herbs and anti spasmotic herbs that can help.Consuming onions / garlic / leeks which contain sulfur can help. Diet low in animal protein. Foods that are high in fiber. Increasing vegetables that have indole-3-carbinol anc certain vitamin supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
i was diagnosed with endometriosis in january this year and i was advise to start birth control how do I relive the pain?
Several options: Depending on the severity of your illness, pain can be managed with pain medication, hormonal therapy (birth control) or even surgery. Use of birth control is to stop the periods and decrease shedding of the uterine cells. Once on bc, pain should improve. Talk to your doctor about other relief options. ...Read more
I'm 24 and have severe endometriosis on birth control for 10 years and want to stop it to try and have a family will my pain come back immediately ?
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Yes, several...: The two best treatments for endometriosis are Laparoscopic surgery and Depo Lupron (leuprolide) injections. During laparoscopic surgery, the endometriosis is cauterized to destroy it. This is frequently followed by a course of Depo Lupron (leuprolide) injections once per month. Lupron (leuprolide) switches off the estrogen production in your ovaries. This is temporary but it gives your body a chance to get rid of endometriosis. ...Read more