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Sequence Of Events In A Woman With Endometriosis
Absolutely: Endometriosis can affect fertility and apls can affect miscarriage. So the two affect different parts of the process. If you know you have both of them, then you should definitely seek fertility care at least for an evaluation to see how the endomeriosis is affecting things. And you would likely want to take Lovenox at a certain point just before or during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lot: Endometriosis is present in about 3% of women, but in fertility clinics about 60% patients may have it. Therefore endometriosis can definitely affect fertility. Endometriosis can cause adhesions, tubal blockage, defects with ovulation, increased inflammation, decreased egg quality, etc... Surgery for endometriosis, more specifically endometriomas, can also affect your ovarian reserve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How would I know for sure if I have endometriosis without a doctors help? And do all cases of endometriosis end with the woman unable to bear children
Laparoscopy only: The diagnosis of endometriosis is only able to be confirmed by direct visualization (and ideally excisional biopsy) using a minimally invasive outpatient surgical technique known as laparoscopy. This can be done with minimal recovery and downtime. Endometriosis is not detectable by pelvic exam, pap smear, cat scan, mri, or ultrasound. Most women with endometriosis, properly treated, can have kids. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This varies: This is a very individualized question. Endometriosis is definately associated with infertility. But it is unclear what degree of it is needed to impair fertility. Some women have very mild implants of endometriosis yet cannot conceive. If you were diagnosed with the condition, it does not mean you are fated not to concieve. It is a long process of evaluation and follow up. Just stay encouraged. ...Read more
Can a woman in her late 40s still get endometriosis, and can it cause pains to radiate all the way to the sides of the abdomen and lower back?
No: Ovarian endometriosis (called endometrioma) is associated with infertility but some women will not have a problem. We try not to remove the ovarian endometiomas these days because we may make the fertility potential worse. Medical therapy usually will not make them go away if they are over 1-2cm. Discuss your situation with your rei for options and stay positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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