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Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?

Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?

Likely, no: CA 125 is not recommended as a screening tool for ovarian cancer when used in risk-based stratification. Meaning, assuming that your mom or sister didn't get diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Normal for women with endometriosis to have elevated CA-125. It sounds like your doctor has done Ultrasound to evaluate ovaries as well. Your MD knows your history and risk, likely this CA-125 level is normal ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I had laparoscopic surgery on the 19th to remove a ovarian cyst and endometriosis. I am doing better, but often feel very dizzy. Is this normal?

I had laparoscopic surgery on the 19th to remove a ovarian cyst and endometriosis. I am doing better, but often feel very dizzy. Is this normal?

Dizzy: No, not really normal. You might be a little dehydrated or may have had some blood loss, both of which can make you a little lightheaded. You should see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

Bleeding: If you had surgery for endometriosis, that could cause your bleeding postoperatively. If you got any medications to reduce future endometriosis growth, this may cause continued bleeding as well. If you did get lupron, (leuprolide) the bleeding should diminish after 2-3 weeks and you may not have a period for 2 - 3 months. You should follow up with your doctor to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have history of ovarian cyst, just had sergury for endometriosis, and had fibroids. Will i be able to have kids? Or will i need fertility treatment?

I have history of ovarian cyst, just had sergury for endometriosis, and had fibroids. Will i be able to have kids? Or will i need fertility treatment?

What did your MD say: After the surgery, your gyn should have discussed fertility issues. Chances of conception are highest in the first six months after endometriosis surgery. If you had fibroids removed, you may need to wait before trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cysts and endometriosis; I am over weight and have high cholestoral, normal exercises cause severe bleeding and pain what can I do?

I have ovarian cysts and endometriosis; I am over weight and have high cholestoral, normal exercises cause severe bleeding and pain what can I do?

Laparoscopy.: If you're that sensitive to exercise, you might want to consider definitive management of your endometriosis. What stage is it? Laparoscopic management should make things much better in this regard, which would allow you to pursue a good exercise regimen and not bleed. See your gynecologist to discuss management options for endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis or painful, but normal ovarian cysts cause radiating pain to lower to mid back? Or make stomach area feel full? Cyst usually 3-2cm

Can endometriosis or painful, but normal ovarian cysts cause radiating pain to lower to mid back? Or make stomach area feel full? Cyst usually 3-2cm

Abdominal pain: ReneeT210~ a 2-3cm ovarian cyst are usually coincidental on US and usually causes no problem. Endometriosis, CAN cause that pain and if you are exeriencing pain you should go and see your OB GYN thanks ...Read more

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Does endometriosis cause pain on just one side of your stomach? Or does this sound more like ovarian cyst? Mild cramps during period. I have pcos

Belly pain: Endometriosis will cause pain on whatever side the actual deposits are and should radiate based on ur Neuro/Embrio anatomy. Ovarian cyst will most of the time hurt only to the side of its location. However, there are other reasons to have pain in the belly in a young woman, like u. If pain is persistent, please have your doctor examine u ASAP to determine he need for further workup. Hpe u feel btr ...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. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Emergency Surgery (Definition)

Appendicitis is the most common reason for emergency abdominal surgery in children. It happens in about ...Read more