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What is the best HRT for someone with endometriosis?

What is the best HRT for someone with endometriosis?

Bioidenticals: Endometriosis is only a problem for a menstruating woman and should not affect the choice of hormone replacement in a 60 year old female. For hormone replacement, you will need Estrogen, Testosterone and possibly Progesterone (if you have a uterus) https://www.vitadox.com/victoria/TX/77901/yvette-westford-md.html ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Hormone Replacement Therapy (Definition)

Usually done to provide the hormones that would be deficient upon surgical removal or inactivity or malfunction of a hormone producing gland or organ. The endocrinologist is the medical specialist that specializes amongst other things , in doing just that. Insulin/glucagon-pancreas, thyroid hormone-thyroid, ovaries, testicles, hypothalamus, ...Read more


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What is the best HRT for a menopausal woman who has had endometriosis?

What is the best HRT for a menopausal woman who has had endometriosis?

Patch: There is no correct answer to that question, but probably an estrogen patch will be of most benefit. And if you have a uterus, probably continuous Progesterone will be of some benefit in helping to suppress any residual endometriosis. But there are many different ways to go about this. ...Read more

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What can be done for endometriosis? My wife 33 is in agony every mth.Does HRT increase risk of cancer? We can't have more kids due to severe adhesions

What can be done for endometriosis? My wife 33 is in agony every mth.Does HRT increase risk of cancer? We can't have more kids due to severe adhesions

What?: first what do you mean night seizures on her past medical conditions. second, if there is no plan for children, discuss with the GYN the option of having hysterectomy. good luck. ...Read more

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Can endometreosis travel to up around the liver area? I had a complete hystrorectomy in 2010 and currently on hrt.

Can endometreosis travel to up around the liver area? I had a complete hystrorectomy in 2010 and currently on hrt.

Anything possible: Endometriosis is typically found in the pelvis in areas of "local spread" near where the tubes empty into the pelvis. It has been found in more distant locations presumed to also spread through the blood. It is not typical to see up around the liver, though, so i would not assume that pain in this location is endometriosis. Also, at 30 years of age, is hrt because you had ovaries removed? ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat endometriosis?

What is the best way to treat endometriosis?

Individually: Proper evaluation will define your needed treatment. Currently a combination of surgery and medication ...Read more

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What is the best way to diagnose endometriosis?

What is the best way to diagnose endometriosis?

Surgery: A biopsy of endometriosis is the only way to confirm a diagnosis. Almost always that requires a surgery. Based on symptoms there may be a very high suspicion and ultrasound may suggest an endometrioma (endometriosis cyst) but only surgery is diagnostic. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for endometriosis?

What is the best treatment for endometriosis?

Excision: I have to respectfully disagree with dr. Beard. While 80% of patients have pain relief while on lupron, (leuprolide) over half of all patients have a recurrence of pain within a year, some after 6 mos. Complete excision of endo can be done without removing any reproductive organs, and has a 80% chance of curing endo with no recurrence of endo. There are no hormonal side effects like Lupron (leuprolide) has. ...Read more

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Is my almost constant nausea caused by endometriosis? What is the best way to stop the nausea? It makes me anxious to do anything incase i feel sick.

Have endometriosis: Assessed by gyn. The nsais's ; Doxycycline may ^ GI upset. A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...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