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Is pregnancy safe with endometriosis and von willebrand's disease?

Is pregnancy safe with endometriosis and von willebrand's disease?

Not as safe as norma: Stressful pregnancies were carried with von willebrans diseases in all 3 types. Type i where factor xi is low, in ii not functioning problem is with type iii besides factor xi, viii will be low behaves like hemophilia , all types, excessive bleeding is expected, need to administer factors, to the optimal levels by experienced team ( ob, perinatologist , hematologist etc ). ...Read more

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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Is progestogen-only injectable contraceptive safe for someone with endometriosis? Or safe in particular? What are the risks?

Is progestogen-only injectable contraceptive safe for someone with endometriosis? Or safe in particular? What are the risks?

Yes: It is very safe in general, and a very safe treatment option for endometriosis. The progestin opposes estrogen to cause regression of the endometriosis. Lots of potential side effects though: irregular bleeding, weight gain, mood changes, - long term use (>2yrs) can cause osteopenia; smaller chance of acne, headaches, etc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ginseng if you have endometriosis?

Is it safe to take ginseng if you have endometriosis?

Maybe: If you are diabetic it may raise your blood sugar. Why do you want to take ginseng? It's an unregulated herbal. For what ever reason you want to take ginseng as your doctor for advice to treat the condition with an FDA approved medication that maybe safer. ...Read more

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Since endometriosis can/t be diagnosed without surgery, is it safe to take hormone pills just based on the theory that it might be causing my symptoms?

More complicated....: To truly answer your question, your doctor will need to know other factors about you and your family. Cancer history/risk is a factor. Any history of blood clots? Either for you or your family? These and some other factors need to be balanced with the severity of your symptoms to help you decide the risk vs benefits of taking the medication. Suggest sit down, list questions, then discuss w doc. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to travel after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis?

Is it safe for me to travel after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis?

After healing: We like to do a post op check up at about 2 weeks after surgery before feeling safe about travel. ...Read more

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