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My mother used DES while she was pregnant with me. Does this use of DES in utero increase the risk of endometriosis?

My mother used DES while she was pregnant with me. Does this use of DES in utero increase the risk of endometriosis?

No, but....: This is a tough question. First of all, the use of des was a long time ago. How old are you? It is unlikely that reproductive age women were exposed to des. Des did cause uterine abnormalities, but i don't know of any evidence that it increased the risk of endometriosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Why are my periods always a week+ late? Not pregnant. 23 days late this month. Mother had endometriosis. I track my period religiously with an app.

Why are my periods always a week+ late? Not pregnant. 23 days late this month. Mother had endometriosis. I track my period religiously with an app.

Don't worry: Some women have longer cycles than 28 days. If your periods are consistently "late" it is possible that you normally have a longer cycle. Some women have irregular cycles. Neither of these variations are a reason for concern unless it results in problems getting pregnant. It is not uncommon for young women such as yourself to have irregular periods than become more regular as they get older. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant naturally after h.S. G. Unblocked tubes .Yestrday i did the test h.S.G and my tubes patent and i hv bilateral endometriosis overy?

Can i get pregnant naturally after h.S. G. Unblocked tubes .Yestrday i did the test h.S.G  and my tubes patent and i hv bilateral endometriosis overy?

Yes: If your tubes are now open, you have a chance to get pregnant. However if your tubes were blocked then you have a higher chance of an ectopic pregnancy. And overall your pregnancy rate with endometriosis will be substantially lower. But at least now you do have a chance. ...Read more

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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

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May i get pregnant during endometriosis.Also i missed my periods 16 days over?

Irregular cycles : Endometriosis is a condition that can cause your cycles/periods to be irregular. This condition is usually diagnosed by surgery but can assumed and treated based on your symptoms. Working with your doctor can help you determine how endometriosis affects you and your ability to become pregnant. Always check a pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant when you miss a cycle. ...Read more

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If the doctor didn't find endometriosis, will I have problems getting pregnant?

Unknown: No endometriosis means that adhesions and tubal obstruction are less likely to be the cause of infertility. There are many other causes. Discuss with your doctor who knows your history better. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and had a blockage in my tubes. What are some good tips for getting pregnant?

I have endometriosis and had a blockage in my tubes. What are some good tips for getting pregnant?

Hydrosalpinx: If both tubes are blocked there's no way for an egg to get into the uterus to get fertilized . You may need in vitro fertilization to place an egg in the uterus for you or need the surgery to unblock your tubes, called fimbrioplasty. You may need an hsg to evaluating whether or not your tubes are truly blocked. ...Read more

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Had a tubial ligation 12 yrs ago an I might have endometriosis the last 2mths imy period was very irregular could I be pregnant?

Had a tubial ligation 12 yrs ago an I might have endometriosis the last 2mths imy period was very irregular could I be pregnant?

Unlikely: After tubal ligation rarely one can get pregent, or may reult in a tubal pregnency, tubes can get recanulizes ( rare ). You have to see your gyn doctor, for exam , tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Before i had endometriosis in the left ovary and i already done laparoscopic cystectomy, is it possible for me to get pregnant now?

Endometriosis: Cautery of endometriosis may increase fertility rates for a few months. However, some new studies show that endometriosis may affect the function of the fallopian tube. But, in general your chances may improve. No guarantee though. ...Read more

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I have a very painful and heavy menstrual cycle, but dr said no sign of endometriosis. But I still can't get pregnant and its been five yrs. Problem?

I have a very painful and heavy menstrual cycle, but dr said no sign of endometriosis. But I still can't get pregnant and its been five  yrs. Problem?

Way too long!: You didn't state your age but 5 years is way, way too long. There is definitely one (or more) fertility problems. You should see a fertility specialist to sort this issue out. The cause of your pain and fertitlity problems may not be related. Did your doctor rule out endometriosis during surgery, or based on some other criterion? ...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