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Doctor insights on: Number Of People With Endometriosis

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What percentage of patients with endometriosis are infertile?

What percentage of patients with endometriosis are infertile?

Depends: Approximately 30% of patients in an infertility practice have some degree of endometriosis; the disease can impact egg quality, decrease sperm surivival and thereby hinder implantation, impair embryo development, and decrease receptivity of the uterus to implantation. It is important to seek care with a fertility specialist early to learn options to help improve your fertility. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

A painful condition where the lining tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This tissue causes pain when it bleeds ...Read more


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Could the persentage of people with depression and other conditions have increased over the years?

Could the persentage of people with depression and other conditions have increased over the years?

Yes: Our lives today can be more overwhelming than in the past. This in addition to having better medications that help people to cope with genetic based conditions increases the probability of them having children with the genetic predisposition. Also, there is more information available about various mental health conditions and more resources. ...Read more

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What number of people are diagnosed each year with eye cancer?

What number of people are diagnosed each year with eye cancer?

1 in 100,000: One in 100, 000 people get eye cancer each year. There are many different type of eye cancer. See this site for more on incidence of this cancer. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/860751. ...Read more

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What number of people each year are diagnosed with eye cancer?

What number of people each year are diagnosed with eye cancer?

More than one types: You need to be specific about what type of Eye Cancer? There are several types of primary cancer arising in the eye(Retinoblastoma, Choroidal/ uveal melanoma are well known) and many tumros can spread(metastasize) to the inside of the eye(Retinal mets) from common cancers like breast and lung Cancer. ...Read more

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Of all the cases of men with HPV or HPV16, how many of those cases develop oral cancer?

Of all the cases of men with HPV or HPV16, how many of those cases develop oral cancer?

HPV 16: White, non-smoking males age 35 to 55 are 4 to 1 over females to develop oral/oropharyngeal cancer due primarily to HPV 16 infection. Cannot find overall risk frequency for males with HPV 16 to develop cancer. It takes about 15 years after being infected to develop such cancers. ...Read more

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Has the persentage of people with depression and other mental conditions increased over the years?

Has the persentage of people with depression and other mental conditions increased over the years?

It is hard to tell: Whether the % of people with depression and other mental health conditions has increased or whether our awareness of these conditions has risen, leading to more referrals for help in these areas. It may be a bit of both. The modern world is more complex and challenging leading to more emotional issues and people are more open to reach out for help when problems arise. ...Read more

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What are some of the risks associated with a total hysterectomy?

What are some of the risks associated with a total hysterectomy?

Many: Besides the risks of anesthesia... Bleeding, blood transfusion and its risks, infection, bowel injury, urinary tract injury, major vessel injury, thromboembolism, incision herniation, nerve injury and death. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of treating anemia in people with diabetes?

What are the benefits of treating anemia in people with diabetes?

Better health: Treating anemia typically leads to higher energy levels. The major question to answer is "what is the cause of the anemia?". This is critically important. For example, colon cancer causes a slow intestinal bleed can be a cause of anemia, and early detection of colon cancer makes a cure much more likely. ...Read more

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What kind of cancers are increased in peoples with diabetes?

What kind of cancers are increased in peoples with diabetes?

Many: Hyperinsuinemia seen in type 2 diabetes is suspected to cause increased incidence of the following cancers: pancreatic cancer, colorectal, prostate, endometrial, liver, breast, renal cell cancers, and non-hodgkin’s lymphoma. ...Read more

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Are people with a vast number of moles at risk of skin cancer?

Are people with a vast number of moles at risk of skin cancer?

Needs checked: The areas need to be checked by your physician especially if there are changes to moles such as thickening, changes in pigmentation, bleeding etc. ...Read more

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In japan what is number of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

In japan what is number of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year?

Less than americans: I did not see any recent numbers but in general women in japan develop breast cancer at a lower rate than american women. This is mainly due to diet and lifestyle. See this article for more information: http://www.Med.Or.Jp/english/journal/pdf/2009_01/039_044.Pdf. ...Read more

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Approximately what percent of children with disabilities have multiple disorders?

Approximately what percent of children with disabilities have multiple disorders?

Few in the beginning: Certain syndromes have multiple problems: genetic disorders affecting all organs. Secondary disorders such as obesity, osteoporosis, fractures and cancer may depend on the disease, lifestyle, and life expectancy of the original condition. Cerebral palsy may have both mental and physical components but is one disorder. Disability of hearing always comes with speech disorders. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What type of people usually have problems with their kidneys?

What type of people usually have problems with their kidneys?

Anybody: Kidney disease can occur to anyone. If it caused by an infection, nobody is totally immune. The usual reasons for kidney failure, leading to dialysis, are combinations of diabetes, high blood pressure, and poor circulation. There are genetic, inherited forms of kidney disease as well. ...Read more

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How many people are diagnosed with kidney disease each year in america?

How many people are diagnosed with kidney disease each year in america?

Enter an ansDwer sum: ~31 million american adults are living with chronic kidney disease (ckd). The prevalence of chronic kidney disease is increasing: about 25% of the population over age 60 but <1% of the population ages 20-39. The incidence of new cases per year: ~5% of population over age 60 and <1% younger age group. ...Read more

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How many cases of colon cancer among people in the 20s age froup?

How many cases of colon cancer among people in the 20s age froup?

Rare BUT...: There are cancer-family syndrome in which many of the affected individuals have colon cancer by their mid-20's. If you have any reason to ask, a good primary care physician will tell you whether the risk warrants being 'scoped. ...Read more

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