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When does endometriosis clear up?

When does endometriosis clear up?

Yes !: Endometriosis close to the rectum may cause pain due to scarring like in this picture. This is especially try closer to your periods. Also nerve endings get hypersensitive around the disease. If advanced, the lesions may invade the rectal area ! for these reasons, it's important to make the diagnosis with laparoscopy and if possible, resection of as much disease as possible. ...Read more

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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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I have stage 3/4 endometriosis that is everywhere in abd. now advanced & tubes blocked but mb 5%. Anyway to clear tubes for better chance of concept?

I have stage 3/4 endometriosis that is everywhere in abd. now advanced & tubes blocked but mb 5%. Anyway to clear tubes for better chance of concept?

Possibly: Sometimes gynecologists can do a surgery to remove adhesions (scars) that are blocking tubes to increase the chance of pregnancy. You would need to see your gynecologist for a definite answer. It depends upon the extent of the disease and anatomy. They may need to do an MRI, exploratory laparoscopy or other testing to determine if a procedure might be helpful to you ...Read more

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I have an endometriosis impant that is 5.6 CM but have to get cleared by a neuro (seizures) efore they cut it out. Is this necesaary? The pain is bad.

I have an endometriosis impant that is 5.6 CM but have to get cleared by a neuro (seizures) efore they cut it out. Is this necesaary? The pain is bad.

If you have an endom: Endometrioma that large , and it is causing pain it needs to be removed assuming you get clearance because it can grow and in the future cuase more pain, or possibly rupture which would cause more pain and hopefully your doctor will remove it laparoscopically or with the davinci robot, you should not have to have a laparotomy, god luck. ...Read more

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Clear thick mucus discharge w/ spotting I do have endometriosis what is wrong with me it's a lot of discharge?

Clear thick mucus discharge w/ spotting I do have endometriosis what is wrong with me it's a lot of discharge?

You need an exam: Cultures and an ultrasound as it could be from an infection or endometriosis or something inside the endometrium liek a polyp, etc., so please see your gyn for a proper workup. ...Read more

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Had laparoscopic surgery a day ago for removal of endometriosis and clearing of tubes . How long until I can return to normal activity?

Had laparoscopic surgery a day ago for removal of endometriosis  and clearing of tubes . How long until I can return to normal activity?

As tolerated: I tell my patients to return to normal activity as tolerated by pain after most laparoscopic procedures. Any doubts? Call your surgeon. I'm sure you'll be fine. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/ stage 4 endometriosis in 2010. Had a laparoscopy in 2010 & a laparotomy in 2011. My ultrasounds are clear but still have pain (sometimes debilitating). Should I have another laparoscopy?

Diagnosed w/ stage 4 endometriosis in 2010. Had a laparoscopy in 2010 & a laparotomy in 2011. My ultrasounds are clear but still have pain (sometimes debilitating). Should I have another laparoscopy?

Hormone suppression: Laparoscopy and laparotomy will be sufficient to get rid of adhesions and masses in the belly, however surgery will never get rid of the route cause of your endometriosis which is the presence and production of estrogen. You would need to remove both ovaries or be placed on medications to suppress your hormones to see effects on the endometriosis. Lupron (leuprolide) injections. ...Read more

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Revalant to my previous q.. It was with my partner and were both STI clear. Chances conceiving day before ovulation with endometriosis ?

Revalant to my previous q.. It was with my partner and were both STI clear. Chances conceiving day before ovulation with endometriosis ?

How severe is endo.?: Women with endometriosis may have low egg supply (diminished ovarian reserve) even in their 20's; others have mild endometriosis on laparoscopy to tie their tubes after having kids. The stage of endo., whether or not you have scarring around your tubes or ovaries, your age and any previous surgery for endo. All affect your chances. See a rei specialist early if ttc; start birth control if not ttc. ...Read more

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Endometriosis, lost rt ovary 2 yrs ago, period started today 1 day late. Excruciating pain, comes in waves on rt side. Ultrasound 3 weeks ago clear. Er?

Excruciating pain: If you do not have instructions from your doctor about treating the pain then you should go to the er to see what is causing pain and get treatment. ...Read more