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Treatments For Adenomyosis
OCPs, Novasure: Adenomyosis is endometriosis in the wall of the uterus. It can make the uterus enlarged, tender and cause heavy, painful periods as well as painful sex. The symptoms can often be controlled with birth control pills, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, or an endometrial ablation; but the condition remains. The only "cure" is to remove the uterus. ...Read more
Too much pelvic pain right side, diagnosed with adenomyosis ....Is this normal? Unable to do anything, what is the treatment?
See an OB/GYN: This term usually refers to endometrial tissue (the inner lining of the uterus) that has entered the myometrium (the thick, muscular layer of the uterus). The term "adenomyometritis" specifically implies involvement of the uterus. This can certainly produce pain, but whether this is the cause of your discomfort can only be assessed by the doctor examining you. Good luck. ...Read more
Lupron (leuprolide): Lupron (leuprolide) may be of some help to adenomyosis but often it is of no benefit. Adenomyosis can be very troubling and needs proper attention. I would recommend that you soon discuss this with your gynecologist who will tell you the do's and don'ts and help you through the problem. ...Read more
What is the treatment for adenomyosis, heterogeneous, and fibroids? My gyno put me on necon 1/32 last yr after surgery but obviously that's not working
Try embolization: There are many options for fibroids, but relatively few for adenomyosis. If hormonal therapies don't work the choices are limited. Hysterectomy is curative, but difficult to consider in a young woman. There is emerging evidence that embolization can provide good results for adenomyosis as well as fibroids and allow uterine preservation and at least a chance of fertility. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is resonance guided focused ultrasound a good treatment for adenomyosis?Suffering from adenomyosis n hope could retain uterus. Tq.
I have severe adenomyosis, endo and pcos. I use fentanyl patch and oxy for pain management. Is hysterectomy mybest treatment option?
Is a low dose oral contraceptive effective treatment for adenomyosis? Does the estrogen in a pill such as Alesse contribute to the adenomyosis spread?
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is the development of glandular material from the endometrium interdigitating into the smooth muscle of the uterus causing it to enlarge and often produce copious bleeding. Alesse is being used to try to control the heavy bleeding without using surgery as an alternative. This diagnosis is usually made at the time of hysterectomy via the pathological specimen. ...Read more
Should I take progesterone therapy for adenomyosis if I have a strong family history of stroke, breast cancer, and migraines with aura?
No: it realy depends on your plan to have children.if you no longer wishes to have children you should not take any risk with hormonal treatment,and choose surgical option.if you are planning to have more children,then you conservative,medical,hormonal treatment is the only option,in spite of your family history.discuss your options with your GYN. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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