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How To Prevent Endometriosis From Happening After C Section
I have never had problems until after my c-section now docs say i may have endometriosis is there a connection pain started 3 weeks post op 3yrs ago ?
Good question: Since endometriosis is the presence outside the uterus inside your belly of the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus which grows every month to prepare for potential fetus and then is sloughed as a period if there is no conception, one could imagine that after c-section some of that tissue could seed the abdomen - this is definitely a question for ob/gyn - doctors? ...Read more
Surg only way to diag endometriosis? Since Csection pain in hip during pms,bad cramps ultrasounds labs pap were fine dr not concerned hormone changes?
Surgery is only way: Surgery is the only way to definitively diagnose endometriosis as well as adenomyosis which can be causes of secondary dysmenorrhea. Other common causes of dysmenorrhea (painful periods) after pregnancy and c/section include hormonal changes, adhesions, neuropathic pain and musculoskeletal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower left quadrant pains no fever not tender to touch. Adhesions from csection, appendicitis, endometriosis, diverticulitis? Waitingon X-ray and CBC
35 year-old woman did ok for 3 months after lumbosacral fusion for degenerative joint and osteoarthritic disease, but ended up in chronic pain.....?
At the most basic level, what medicines might be prescribed to prevent endometriosis from developing?
Estrogen blockers: The only way to prevent it is to treat the underlying condition. Sometimes endometriosis involves the the rectum, and there is no way for the doctor or the patient to prevent it unless the underlying condition is bad enough to warrant estrogen blocking drugs. You can take stool softeners, which may help if the rectum is involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: Although diet modification is not a proven treatment. Recent studies have found that the pelvic tissue in women with endometriosis has less antioxidant activity. An antioxidant rich diet could add to the treatment of endometriosis besides its proven benefits to your health in general. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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