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What Will Happen If I Have Endometriosis And I Stop Taking Birth Control
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
My ovaries have flipped twice and I have endometriosis. If I stop taking birth control, do you think it will flip again?
What do you suggest if my ovaries have flipped twice and I have endometriosis and if I stop taking birth control do you think it will flip again?
?: If you mean ovarian torsion by 'flipped', the use of birth control only indirectly affects this. Large ovarian cysts can lead to torsion, and birth control can reduce cyst formation. Endometriosis has little to nothing to do with torsion, except that torsion is rare in severe endo because the ovaries are often socked into the pelvis and can't move. ...Read more
I'm 24 and have severe endometriosis on birth control for 10 years and want to stop it to try and have a family will my pain come back immediately ?
Unknown: varies from person to personGet a more detailed answer ›
My obgyn put me on a birth control pill to stop pain caused by endometriosis. I have recently been dizzy & brown discharg coming out for almost 2 week?
Complicated: Brown discharge is old blood that is leaving the uterus and generally not an infection. Ocps can help with the symptoms of endometriosis in some cases, and in others are less helpful. In some cases, laparoscopy with resection of endometriosis implants is required to get lasting relieve from symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have severe endometriosis and pelvic pain I'm having awful pre-menstrual cramps if I start birth control today will it stop my period/give me relief?
I was diagnosed with endometriosis 6+ years ago and have been on birth control since. I have bad side affects from birth control. Can I get off of it?
Check on placebo: Your MD could check an FSH level towards the end of your placebo week, although it could miss it. You are awfully young to be looking at mean pause, although premature menopause can happen. If you were going trough premature menopause, the most likely treatment would be low dose OCPs, which you are on. ...Read more
Is there a way to treat/ease pain from endometriosis that does not require surgery or birth control?
Yes: Decreasing caffeine, accupuncture, botanicals and foods that cleanse the liver to help eliminate estrogen better. Also there are anti-inflammatory herbs and anti spasmotic herbs that can help.Consuming onions / garlic / leeks which contain sulfur can help. Diet low in animal protein. Foods that are high in fiber. Increasing vegetables that have indole-3-carbinol anc certain vitamin supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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