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Pulmonary Endometriosis Symptoms
What are the symptoms for endometriosis of the brain and lungs,I have endo,my head has pain frequently,I hallucinate and have memory issues?
Very rare: While endometriosis can occur any where and has even been reported in men, endometriosis of the brain and lungs are so rare ( especially the brain) they are considered reportable cases. It is much more likely that your headaches, memory issues, and hallucinations have another cause. You need to see a neurologist immediately to look into this. Hallucinations are a very serious symptom. Good luck. ...Read more
Can I have laparoscopy (for endometriosis suspicion) when having moderate pulmonary hypertension 42.7mmHg?
Read this article:
It should answer all your questions. For specifics consult your cardiologist and anesthesiologist.
http://www.phaonlineuniv.org/Journal/Article.cfm?ItemNumber=687 ...Read more
Can Endometriosis affect kidneys? Been told no by GP due to peritoneum barrier but if it can get into lungs etc surely it can affect urinary system?
Here are some...: Theoretically, yes, but in reality, endometriosis to kidneys is a Dx after ruling out all others so I would advise to look into reality, i.e., the common events first, not extreme rarity. How to help correctly solve the health-related concern? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html and http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. ...Read more
Can be confusing:
Endo pain is typically focused on the menstrual cycle. IBS pain is often related to bowel function, such as pain followed by diarrhea. IBS often also is associated with sharp crampy pain and may be in the upper abdomen.
That said, I have operated on many patients with the label of "IBS" and in reality they had intestinal endometriosis. ...Read more
3 years s/p ex lap for endometriosis, symptoms returned, no insurance and can't afford medication, intense pain, what do I do?
The most common symptoms is painful menses, which often start at a young age. In severe cases, women may have pain throughout the month. The most common timing is pain that comes on in the fews days prior to the menses, intensifies at the beginning of the menstrual bleeding, and then tapers off.
Endometriosis can also cause or contribute to infertility. There's more but no more room! ...Read more
Interesting question: Metastatic endometriosis is a very uncommon condition where endometrial tissue is found in a part of the body other than the reproductive tract. It will still react to hormones on a monthly cycle no matter where it is. Symptoms of thoracic, diaphragmatic, pulmonary endometriosis can be chest pain, shortness of breath, neck or shoulder pain, cough (either dry or coughing blood), etc, monthly. ...Read more
Complicated: This is a complicated question to answer, but I'll give you some ideas. Fibroids are muscle tumors (benign) and when they are small, so long as they are not invading the lining of the uterus, typically don't cause any symptoms. As they grow they cause pain and pressure. If they invade the lining (even a little) they can cause bleeding abnormalities. Endo causes pain, cramping, irregular bleeding. ...Read more
I was curios about endometriosis. I have a lot of the symptoms. But i don't have insurance to go to the doctor?
Please call your cou: County health clinic as usually there is a clinic that will treat pts without insurance, or a university med school in your area that has a clinic that treats people without insurance, like in my area it would be the univ of miami med school, u need to see a doc to see if u really have that or something else, u need a proper work-up. ...Read more
What is a traumatic ovulation? How is it similar to endometriosis? Do they have the same symptoms as apendicitis?
Ovl'ion IS traumatic: All ovulation involves rupture of the capsule of the ovary to release the egg. If enough blood and other fluis is released it can be irritating to the lining of the abdomen and can temporarily cause pain. Endometriosis has a different cause but it can also cause pain. Your gynecologist is the one best equipped to get a complete history and exam and discuss the likely causes and treatments. ...Read more
Does pregnancy cure endometriosis? I've heard that some women don't have endometriosis symptoms while they are pregnant. Is this true?
I would like to know about endometriosis. I have a lot of the symptoms but just don't have insurance do go to a doctor. Can someone please help?
Endometriosis: Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus. The exact cause of is not certain, but possible explanations include: retrograde menstruation, embryonic cell growth, surgical scar implantation, endometrial cells transport, immune system disorder. Treatments include: pain meds.Hormone therapy, conservative surgery, more. ...Read more
What are the risks of putting off exploratory surgery for endometriosis? Pain is bearable, but very uncomfortable. Can symptoms subside w/o surgery?
Pain during missionary but not during doggy style or when I'm on top. He's not too big. Could I have endometriosis? Looked up symptoms & I have them.
Painful intercourse: Painful intercourse is most often caused by uterine inflammation, which could be a result of endometriosis, or a pelvic infection. The pain can be accentuated by deep penetration, regardless of the size of your partner. See your healthcare provider to rule out infection, and ask about tests for endometriosis. ...Read more
I had a lap for mild endometriosis and it was removed via cautery, is it possible for it to reoccur after 1 year? I'm having symptoms again. Also ttc.
Yes: It is possible to develop it again. Follow up with your doctor ...Read more
Is endometriosis a cause of painful sex? I always have some pain with intercourse and have read that is one of the symptoms of endometriosis. How do I know if I have endometriosis?
Endo and sex: Endometriosis is not contagious. It is an abnormal endometrial tissue that has traveled backwards down the fallopian tubes into the pelvis to implant. When a period comes, it bleeds and causes pain, scarring and progressive infertility. It can cause very painful intercoarse when implantation occurs on the uterine ligaments. This can be detected on vaginal exam by your gyno. ...Read more
See below: Typical symptoms of endometriosis include: painful period, painful sexual intercourse, and infertility. There is no significant correlation between severity of pain and degree of endometriosis Many patients with endometriosis do not have any symptoms. The gold standard of diagnosis of endometriosis is through laparoscopy. ...Read more
Pain: pain in pelvis, belly, sometime low back just before or during period that gets better when period over is number one symptom. If you suspect this, please see your gym provider. Treatments available. Hope this was helpful. Dr. R ...Read more