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Do you have any tips for managing symptoms of endometriosis?

Do you have any tips for managing symptoms of endometriosis?

Surgery and or : Depo lupron, if u have recurrent endometriosis and have had surgeries for it , i rec u find someone who is trained to do viseral peritoneal resection through the laparoscope or the robot, that is where they resect the peritoneum as the endometriosis can be hard to see and that works well in most people but there are too many docs who are trained to do that. ...Read more

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 itself. Painful condition which is usually located within the pelvis ; most ...Read more


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Need expert advice on any tips on how to deal with endometriosis?

Need expert advice on any tips on how to deal with endometriosis?

Specialist: It really requires a combination or surgical and or medical therapy. Many medicines exist and can be taken sometimes together. But labs an ultrasound and an exam can help tailor an individual treatment plan for you. Most women are successful in getting rid of pain when treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and had a blockage in my tubes. What are some good tips for getting pregnant?

Hydrosalpinx: If both tubes are blocked there's no way for an egg to get into the uterus to get fertilized . You may need in vitro fertilization to place an egg in the uterus for you or need the surgery to unblock your tubes, called fimbrioplasty. You may need an hsg to evaluating whether or not your tubes are truly blocked. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive, 4 days late, did "q tip test" and found small amount of blood.History of endometriosis, surgery 1 year ago told ok to get pregnant?

Trying to conceive, 4 days late, did "q tip test" and found small amount of blood.History of endometriosis, surgery 1 year ago told ok to get pregnant?

Test and consult: A Q-tip will not tell if you are pregnant. If you do not have a real flow, check a urine pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant, it is time to see a specialist or your gynecologist to begin a fertility work up. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about endometriosis?

Can you please tell me about endometriosis?

Ectopic endometrium: The lining of the uterus is the endometrium. When a woman has her period that endometrial tissue turns loose and is expelled as the menstrual period. Some of the endometrial cells and blood can flow through the fallopian tubes into the pelvis. Because those cells are viable, they can implant and grow. When that happens, the endometrium that is growing outside the uterus is called endometriosis. ...Read more

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What are the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of endometriosis?

What are the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of endometriosis?

No biopsy: A great number of women are treated "empirically" based on symptoms of painful menses or dyspareunia. We would never treat breast or prostate cancer without a tissue sample. Laparoscopic examination with sampling and removal of suspicious lesions is a much better approach. ...Read more

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Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

Why does endometriosis typically cause pain and health problems?

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 more

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What are some signs / symptoms of endometriosis?

Pelvic pains: Endometriosis is a condition where normal uterine lining is out side the uterus reacting to menstrual cycles, causing pelvic pains, painful menstruation, painful sex, abdominal pain and distensions due to adhesion, need to see gyn doctor., . ...Read more

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When does endometriosis clear up?

When does endometriosis clear up?

Yes !: Endometriosis close to the rectum may cause pain due to scarring like in this picture. This is especially try closer to your periods. Also nerve endings get hypersensitive around the disease. If advanced, the lesions may invade the rectal area ! for these reasons, it's important to make the diagnosis with laparoscopy and if possible, resection of as much disease as possible. ...Read more

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