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How is endometriosis treated?

How is endometriosis treated?

Multiple ways: Once endometriosis is diagnosed (usually with surgery), depending on the severity, it can be treated with hormone suppressing medications. Sometimes in mild cases, oral contraceptive pills can help. In severe cases where large cysts have formed or where it is causing blockage of the bowels or urinary system, surgery is needed and may require a hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where some endometrial tissue, which is lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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How is endometriosis typically treated?

Combination: Depending on symptoms endometriosis is treated with a combination of medications and surgery. The only sure way to diagnose endometriosis is to see the lesions during surgery. If seen the lesions are usually removed. ...Read more

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What are other ways to treat endometriosis?

What are other ways to treat endometriosis?

Varies: The first line treatment for endometriosis is usually ocp's with nsaid's. There are other medical treatments and there are surgical treatments ranging from conservative laparoscopic to complete hysterectomy. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat endometriosis?

What is the best way to treat endometriosis?

Individually: Proper evaluation will define your needed treatment. Currently a combination of surgery and medication ...Read more

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What happens when endometriosis is not treated?

What happens when endometriosis is not treated?

Misery...: There are many treatment options for endometriosis. Unless your symptoms are minor and stable - do not suffer needlessly. You always have a say in how aggressive a treatment plan to pursue. Work closely with your fp or gyn. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat endometriosis?

Are there things I can do myself to treat endometriosis?

Not really: There really is not a whole lot one can do t treat their endometriosis. I do believe a healthy life style, regular exercise, and a mediterranean diet are all wise choices and may be of some benefit. ...Read more

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Is endometriosis on the pouch of douglas hard to treat?

Depends: Depends on how much endometriosis and how much scar tissue. It can be surgically respected. Also, you can use a GnRH agonist (such as leuprolide acetate) to temporarily shrink it away. Ultimately, you will likely need a hysterectomy when you complete childbearing. ...Read more

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How can a nerve block help treat endometriosis?

How can a nerve block help treat endometriosis?

Just the pain: A nerve block decreases the pain reception from the area served by the specific nerve. However, the treatment of endometriosis depends on tissue confirmation and is best treated by removal plus further hormonal manipulation. ...Read more

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