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Pain Associated Endometriosis
They vary: The most common is pain associated with menses, known as dysmenorrhea. Sometimes this pain can radiate down the legs. Pain with intercourse is not uncommon. The pain with menses is usually described as severe camping for the first day or two. Sometimes it can even start before the bleeding begins, which is suggestive of endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are ways to help with pain associated with endometriosis? I take seasonque & it helps a little. What are other ways besides taking pain pills?
You may need surgery: To remove the endometriosis, the newest method is remover of the visceral peritoneum by the robot or at the least cauterization or laser of the endometriosis and also you can get on depo-lupron to help shrink the endo, but u can only stay on this med for 6-12 months at the most, please make an appt to see your gyn, if u take pills u need to take them continuously and have no periods. ...Read more
Is there any home remedy or diet I can follow to reduce the pain symptoms associated with Endometriosis other than using painkillers regularly?
Many: Diet can really help. There are many effective natural therapies. For more info see <a href="http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/endometriosis.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/endometriosis.htm</a> & <a href="https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/endometriosis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://umm.ed ...Read more
Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The pain in my side is progressively getting worse where my uteral endometriosis is, i feel very sick, what do I do?
Go to the ER: You need to go to the er; if you have endometriosis over the ureter, this can lead to an obstruction. So your pain could be due to pressure on your kidney, (or flare-up from the endometriosis, ovarian cyst, infection or kidney stone); in all case, you need to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways: Chronic pain of endometriosis can be treated with anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, aleve) and narcotics. Hormonal medications such as oral contraceptives and Lupron help long term. Yoga and exercises are very helpful. Finally, surgical excision of endometriosis may reduce pain ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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