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Could endometriosis cause flank pain?

Could endometriosis cause flank pain?

Possible: Endometriosis may be the cause of flank pain, but there are other reasons to consider as well. If pain is worse during menses makes endometriosis more likely as a cause. Do you have a diagnosis of endometriosis already? Surgery, either laparoscopy or laparotomy, is the only way to make this diagnosis for sure. Good wishes. ...Read more

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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How can women alleviate back pain caused by endometriosis?

How can women alleviate back pain caused by endometriosis?

Detox and hormones: You need to have a detoxification from environmental toxins and hormonal balancing. ...Read more

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Are abdominal pain caused by back problems?

Are abdominal pain caused by back problems?

Some of them.: The nerves that carry the pain sensation from the abdomen travel towards the spine and then continue to the brain. Some back problems could irritate nerves and result in abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Could insertion pain on ovaries caused by ovarian cyst?

Could insertion pain on ovaries caused by ovarian cyst?

Pelvic pain: I think what you mean is that if you have an ovarian cyst, if you can get pain during sexual intercourse? If that is the question, then yes! it can cause pain. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause severe rectal pains?

Can endometriosis cause severe rectal pains?

Yes: Endometriosis that occurs behind and below the uterus in the pelvic cavity can cause significant rectal pain. This can be suspected by pelvic exam and confirmed by laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause pain in the ovary?

Yes: It can cause pain anywhere in the belly or pelvis, in the middle, right left. The pain can be all the time or just at certain times, may be worse with periods and even sex. Endometriosis pain cause be unpredictable. ...Read more

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Could upper right quadrant pain and bloating be caused by endometriosis?

Could upper right quadrant pain and bloating be caused by endometriosis?

Possible, not likely: Endometriosis can cause a multitude of symptoms, but those are usually in the pelvis. The symptoms you describe would more likely be related to the liver, gall bladder, and the bowel. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause bad rectal pains?

Can endometriosis cause bad rectal pains?

Yes: It all depends on where the endometriosis lies, but if it affects the area behind the uterus known as the cul-de-sac, it can casue rectal pain and can be associated with significant bowel symptoms. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis cause urethral pain and burning?

Can endometriosis cause urethral pain and burning?

Possibly: If your endometriosis/uterine tissue expanded all the way to your bladder and caused it to tug, that could explain some issues. Check your urine to make sure it is not an infection. If negative see your doctor for more answers. ...Read more

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Is leg nerve pain due ovary cysts?

Is leg nerve pain due ovary cysts?

Unlikely: Leg nerve pain can come from a peripheral nerve issue or a central nerve issue such as a pinched nerve or sciatica. Pelvic issues would not be expected to cause any symptoms in your legs. I would recommend being evaluated. ...Read more

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Could gallbladder pain be caused by back pain?

GB pain: Gallbladder pain can be referred to the back. ...Read more

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Can pelvic pain due to late period & ovarian cyst rupture also cause abdominal pain ?

Can pelvic pain due to late period & ovarian cyst rupture also cause abdominal pain ?

Pelvic pain: A late period in itself should not cause pelvic pain. Rupture of an ovarian cyst can - sometimes the (follicle) cyst that released the egg, e.g., at the time of ovulation can fill with blood. This is called a hemorrhagic cyst (cyst filled with blood). The blood in the cyst can cause distention and the pain from that distention can radiate into other parts of the abdomen. ...Read more

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Is my rectal pain related to endometriosis?

Is my rectal pain related to endometriosis?

Possible: If you have a history of endometriosis and are having GI symptoms you should definitely see a specialist and also have a colonoscopy. When endometriosis has invaded the small bowel, large bowel, or rectum, it can be very difficult to manage. You want to stay on top of it. That being said, your pain could be for another reason entirely and a GI doctor can help you figure that out. ...Read more

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Can leg pain be caused by gallstone problems?

Can leg pain be caused by gallstone problems?

Not typically: Gallbladder symptoms usually effect the upper abdomen either in the middle or on the right side under the rib cage (over the liver). Some patients complain of back pain on that side as well. Frequently, gallbladder problems are confused and treated as heartburn or reflux. It would be very unusual to have leg pain associated with the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst cause leg pain and pelvic pain?

Does an ovarian cyst cause leg pain and pelvic pain?

Depends: It would need to be of a sufficiently large size to do so. Remember that ovaries produce cysts every month, and these (functional) cysts are normal, and don't cause pain. If they get larger than normal, (my opinion >3-4cm) or grow in size rapidly, or if they cause bleeding into the abdominal cavity then they can cause pelvic pain.Sometimes the pain will refer down the inner or front of the up.Thigh. ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause pain under ribs?

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Can fibroids cause pain under ribs?

Maybe: I have seen fibroids large enough to press on the organs of the upper abdomen. Smaller fibroids are unlikely to cause upper abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Could abdominal adhesions cause infertility?

Could abdominal adhesions cause infertility?

Depends on location: Abdominal adhesions that are down in the pelvis can interfere with the function of the ovaries and fallopian tubes and can potentially cause infertility. The only way to know if this is an issue would be to have a diagnostic laparoscopy. ...Read more

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Can hip pain be associated with ovarian cysts?

Can hip pain be associated with ovarian cysts?

Yes: You should ask your doctor to investigate. Likely they are not related, and it's osteoarthritis, (wear and tare) though you should make sure. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/osteoarthritis/ds00019. ...Read more