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Doctor insights on: Other Pelvis Endometriosis

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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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I had a hysterectomy and removal of my tubes and ovaries. However, two years later, I had a very painful area in my pelvis and was told that I had endometriosis. Is this possible?

I had a hysterectomy and removal of my tubes and ovaries. However, two years later, I had a very painful area in my pelvis and was told that I had endometriosis. Is this possible?

Endo post Hyst: Removal of the uterus tubes and ovaries is not curative for endometriosis if the endometriosis was not removed at the time of surgery. Even then microscopic foci of endometriosis could regenerate down the road and cause pain. Now i would like to remind you that there are other conditions that may cause pain not related to endometriosis, such as interstitial cystitis, pelvic floor spasms. ...Read more

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Radical resection of stage IV endometriosis [pelvis, intestines, bowel] in sept 2013. Symptoms recurring with addition of full on back spasms-related?

Radical resection of stage IV endometriosis [pelvis, intestines, bowel] in sept 2013. Symptoms recurring with addition of full on back spasms-related?

Pelvic muscle spasm: In St 4 endometriosis, complete resection of every last implant or area of endometriosis is sometimes difficult and a second laparoscopy after complete healing will allow visualization of those areas that were missed on the first extensive surgery. As well, it is important to evaluate the pelvic floor muscles as these can be in spasm and cause continued pelvic pain and back pain. ...Read more

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Does CT abdomen and pelvis show any damage from endometriosis?

Suggestive: The ct studies could demonstrate the mass like collections of endometriosis (endometrioma) but it will not be able to show tubal blockages. Uterine, bowel, bladder, etc invasion can also be shown or suggested. ...Read more

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30/f endometriosis and ovarian cysts had left ovary and tube removed. Had fluid drained off pelvis 6 months later. Now i'm in horrible pain.

30/f endometriosis and ovarian cysts had left ovary and tube removed. Had fluid drained off pelvis 6 months later. Now i'm in horrible pain.

You suffering sole: 30's female with endometriosis is one of a multitude of suffering persons. Doctors do not know cause. Unfortunately operative procedures of the pelvic cavity tissues can arouse adhesions. I have often wondered at incidence of bowel obstruction ; irritable bowel syndrome as function of serial operative procedures many endometriosis patients undergo. ...Read more

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Sudden stinging pain in thigh+pelvis after standing for about 5 min. Cancer doctor said not cancer. MD tested not endometriosis. What now?

Sudden stinging pain in thigh+pelvis after standing for about 5 min. Cancer doctor said not cancer. MD tested not endometriosis. What now?

FP or Internist: At age 73, a Internal Medicine or Family Medicine MD will be able to do a complete exam searching for both structural, nerve and other issues. Arthritis or hip pain can also radiate to the thigh as well as intestinal issues. ...Read more

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Feels like my pelvis and insides like my uterus and ovaries are on fire. What could be causing this? I have endometriosis, adenomyosis, and pcos.

Feels like my pelvis and insides like my uterus and ovaries are on fire. What could be causing this? I have endometriosis,  adenomyosis,  and pcos.

Pelvic Pain: You may have your answer right there. Endometriosis and adenomyosis (although you are young for that) can cause chronic pelvic pain. Acute pelvic pain can be caused by pelvic inflammatory disease or a ruptured ovarian cyst. Best to see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Endometriosis and exercise--which caused my pelvic pain?

Not Exercise: Exercise is not known to cause pelvic pain. In fact exercise may improve pelvic pain in many women. Now if you have scar tissue, endometriosis or fibroids, exercise could aggravate the pain in some women but that is from the underlying problem itself. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that often requires a reproductive endocrinologist to help you manage or even diagnose. ...Read more

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