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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 the 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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What does it mean when you hack up mucus with blood?

What does it mean when you hack up mucus with blood?

Coughing too hard: Usually when you are coughing hard, you can break small blood vessels from the force and have blood in the mucus. If it is large amounts, this needs to be seen asap. If it is a little, you need to speak to your physician depending on your medical condition may give you something for the cough. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you throw up foamy mucus and blood?

What does it mean when you throw up foamy mucus and blood?

Foamy mucus: If you arevomiting foamy mucus with blood you should see an ENT specialist to rule ou a chronic infection of your sinuseskr nose. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you throw up and blood is coming up with it?

What exactly does it mean when you throw up and blood is coming up with it?

See details: Vomiting blood requires immediate evaluation. It can be done to several causes including an ulcer. Seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you cough up brown mucus?

What does it mean when you cough up brown mucus?

Infection: Infection is most likely but both bacterial and viral infections can cause brown mucus. If this has been persistent, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Always get creamy CM after ovulation, but when you ovulate does your cervical mucus instantly change, like right away it goes from clear to dense?

Not reliable : Relying on cervical mucous as a tool for predicting ovulation is highly unreliable. If you feel you have abnormal discharge get tested for infection. If you are trying to get pregnant try an ovulation kit. If you want to avoid pregnancy use condoms or birth control. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you wake up with bad cramps, and have to throw up? I did end up puking about 30 minutes later. What does it mean?

What does it mean when you wake up with bad cramps, and have to throw up?  I did end up puking about 30 minutes later. What does it mean?

Is alcohol involved?: If yes, you may have alcohol poisoning; or pancreatitis (alcohol is a toxin to the liver & pancreas). This is also a common presentation of gallstones, especially in the middle of the night. There are a few other intestinal problems like poor emptying of the stomach (gastroparesis), and more rare causes. You definitely need to see your doctor to help figure this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when I wake up with vertigo?

What does it mean when I wake up with vertigo?

Vertigo: Acute labyrynthitis (inner ear infection) or positional vertigo in most cases. Could be more serious if CNS is involved. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u cough up brown stuff for a long time?

What does it mean when u cough up brown stuff for a long time?

Lots of things : Chronic bronchitis? Bronchiectasis? The answer depends on your age, medical history, tobacco use, duration of symptoms, and so on. This is why doctors need to do a history, physical exam, and occasionally other tests to take care of many of your questions. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you wake up and throw up?

What does it mean when you wake up and throw up?

Morning "vomiting": The longevity of symptoms argues against a mechanical problem, suggesting such entities as diabetes, atypical migraine, lung &sinus problems, &even functional disorders of the gut. Look at what is vomited, and is there blood present, weight loss, wheezing, fever, cough--the doctor will ask about these and more when he/she clarifies the history here. Evaluation is certainly warranted. ...Read more

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What does it mean to wake up throwing up water?

What does it mean to wake up throwing up water?

Probably reflux: It may be the acid contents of your stomach making its way back up your esophagus and appearing as "water" in your mouth as you sleep. ...Read more

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How does implantation bleeding look? Will your cervix be lower/softer? I woke up with pink blood that was gone when i woke up again& some bloody mucus

How does implantation bleeding look? Will your cervix be lower/softer? I woke up with pink blood that was gone when i woke up again& some bloody mucus

Like blood : Contrary to popular myths on the internet implantation bleeding just looks like blood. There is no way to tell the difference being irregular menstrual bleeding and implantation bleeding. You will just have to wait until you miss your period and take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the vagina swells up after sex?

What does it mean when the vagina swells up after sex?

Irritation: The vagina can respond to the trauma of sex or to the semen from you partner. It is not uncommon to have some slight change in vaginal sensation as a result of sex. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I wake up every morning with abdominal pain?

What does it mean when I wake up every morning with abdominal pain?

Mean?: It means it's time to see a doctor. We can find out what's wrong 90% of the time by engaging in a question and answer session. Please seek help asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you hack up blood?

What does it mean when you hack up blood?

Blood: Depends - it can come from the airways, which sounds like what you are describing, or from the esophagus. If you have had a recent upper respiratory infection then this can be normal. If not however, you should see an M.D. for some more tests and workup . ...Read more

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What does it mean when throwing up lining of stomach?

What does it mean when throwing up lining of stomach?

You can't throw up t: lining of your stomach.. You can throw up violently and bleed a bit, but this is from a tear at the junction between the stomach and esophagus,called a Mallory-Weiss tear. ...Read more

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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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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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I have so many problems in my menstruation, but I had ultrasound one year ago it was clear,if I do now,will it show something?Dr suspect endometriosis

I have so many problems in my menstruation, but I had ultrasound one year ago it was clear,if I do now,will it show something?Dr suspect endometriosis

Endometriosis: A repeat ultrasound could help show if there is an issue in the uterus. Have you had blood work to check hormone levels? Consider consulting with us to be sure you are getting the best care with your menstruation issue. ...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

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Had rectal bleeding 6 months ago, colonoscopy was clear.having issues with blood and mucus again. Gp thinks its linked to endometriosis, any ideas?

Had rectal bleeding 6 months ago, colonoscopy was clear.having issues with blood and mucus again. Gp thinks its linked to endometriosis, any ideas?

Hard to say: It is difficult without an examination to provide an accurate answer to your question. However, a visit to the GYN MD to utilize Laparoscopy to look for endometriosis is warranted. ...Read more

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I have severe abdominal pain and was told it was not endometriosis. After a clear biopsy i was told it could be that and i can't walk sometimes due to?

Unclear: From what you describe, things are very unclear. If your severe abdominal pain comes and goes with your menstrual cycle, it is likely endometriosis. If not, a good discussion of a wide range of possibilities should be discussed, including food allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel, diverticulitis, etc. ...Read more

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LLQ pain 1+ yr, clear abdom ct, ultrasound, colonoscopy, and bloodwork. Suspect endometriosis, but pain worse before can make appt... should go to ER?

LLQ pain 1+ yr, clear abdom ct, ultrasound, colonoscopy, and bloodwork. Suspect endometriosis, but pain worse before can make appt... should go to ER?

Need laparoscopy?: It sounds like you may need a laparoscopy to make a diagnosis. If there is endometriosis, it can be treated surgically. Going to the ER probably won't speed up the process. You need to see your GYN to discuss a plan. ...Read more

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Can u still have endometriosis or ovarian cancer w/ a clear transvaginal ultrasound? My doc says my ovaries are normal and my tiny cyst is gone. I have tons of pelvic pain & my mom has the brca2 gene.

Can u still have endometriosis or ovarian cancer w/ a clear transvaginal ultrasound? My doc says my ovaries are normal and my tiny cyst is gone. I have tons of pelvic pain & my mom has the brca2 gene.

Yes and No: Yes: you could definitely have endometriosis with a clear ultrasound, but would not likely have an endometrioma of the ovary no: it would be pretty unlikely to have ovarian cancer with a clear ultrasound and even if you did have extremely early undetectable cancer, it would not cause pain. ...Read more

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What is endometriosis?

What is endometriosis?

A cause of pain: Endometriosis is a condition where the uterine lining implants somewhere outside the uterus in the abdomen. It can implant on a tube, an ovary, the bowel, the abdominal side-wall, etc. It tends to bleed just like it would inside the uterus during a period, except that it is inside the abdomen. It causes the surrounding tissue to become irritated and inflammed and this is painful. ...Read more

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Is endometriosis hereditary

Is endometriosis hereditary

Yes.: Not all patients with endometriosis have a family history, but many do. If you are having pelvic pain, severe pain with your periods or pain on penetration with intercourse, you should see your gynecologist. While you can not see endometriosis on an ultrasound, you can see other sources of pelvic pain. Robotic laparoscopic surgery is the best way to see endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis be cured?

Managed: Cured might be a stretch. It can be surgicaly treated and removed, and medically managed. With treatment, the symptoms can be minimized or eliminated. ...Read more

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