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What Is The Role Of Oral Contraceptives In The Treatment Of Endometriosis
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
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Is there an all nattural treatment for endometriosis. Do not want surgery or lupron (leuprolide) and can't take oral contraceptives.?
No...and yes: There are no natural treatments that eliminate or even reduce endometriosis: surgery and/or Lupron (leuprolide) are the only interventions. Otoh for pain related to endometriosis, many women find heating pads, hot tea, and otc pain medicines can help relieve the crampy feelings. ...Read more
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
Finished Accutane tx and still have acne. Do a second round? I'm worried about the risks of that treatment. What about oral contraceptive instead?
It depends: Dermatologists can suggest a variety of medications that can be used after Accutane treatment, and oral contraceptives are sometimes recommended. Topical medications can also be used. If acne is still severe, another round of Accutane is sometimes the best choice of treatment, but the dermatologist is the best person to ask about what is the best plan for each patient. ...Read more
Ihave pcos 44"l m getting treatment of metformin ,oral contraceptive pill from 8 month how much time it will take to cure. m 26. Iwant pregnency sugge?
A "cure" like bacon: PCOS is never cured, rather it is managed like bacon is "cured" by preserving the ovaries "freshness" and function for long term use. As to how long that takes, that depends on when you want to get pregnant and use the ovaries for ovulation. They still may need to be "jump started" with an ovulation induction drug when you are ready for conception. ...Read more
Which birth control pills are best for treating endometriosis, and what features make them effective?
Is it normal for periods to last longer and be heavier taking birth control pills for the first time for a week, i also have endometriosis?
Long Menses on BCP's: In using bcp's for two to three months in most instances periods become lighter in flow and shorter duration. In your case, the opposite occurred. I suspect that the cause is your endometriosis! most likely the hormones have initially increased the abnormal tissue resulting in increased flow. You can either continue the bcp's several more cycles, or change to luperon to suppress your cycles. ...Read more
My endometriosis pain just keeps getting worse and all the birth control pills/shot I used don't help plus they make my period unusually long.
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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