Top
10
Doctor insights on: Which Female Organs Are Damaged By Endometriosis

Share
Dr. Michael Traub
1,217 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Is there a cure for sever endometriosis last stage? Can someone die of endometriosis? Can operating and removing organs help?

Is there a cure for sever endometriosis last stage? Can someone die of endometriosis? Can operating and removing organs help?

Surgery: Endometriosis comes in 4 stages. It is not cancer and does not lead to death. It can lead to very painful menstrual cycles. Medical options are available to treat it. In some cases removal of the uterus and/or ovaries is necessary to alleviate the discomfort. An Obgyn should be able to help guide you through the options. ...Read more

3

3
Can endometriosis cause permenant damage to the organs or nerves it is attached too?

Can endometriosis cause permenant damage to the organs or nerves it is attached too?

Endometriosis: Yes it can cause permanent damage to the ovaries and surrounding organs as well as nerves. In reare instances endometriosis can attach itself to distant organs as well. ...Read more

4

4
What effect does endometriosis have on the organs that uterine cells (unnaturally) contact with?

What effect does endometriosis have on the organs that uterine cells (unnaturally) contact with?

Endometriosis: The uterine cells in the unnatural sites will shed blood just like the natural menstruation. The accumulated blood in the unnatural sites forms hemorrhagic cysts of growing size as well as adhesion, thus causing the clinical symptoms of pain, reduced fertility, etc. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Can predinsone help endometriosis .I take it for sjögren's syndrome but was just curious if it could help my female issues?

Can predinsone help endometriosis .I take it for sjögren's syndrome but was just curious if it could help my female issues?

No: Female asks if corticosteroids can ameliorate endometriosis. They do not, and hormones are generally ineffective. Cause of endometriosis is unknown and mechanism of pain generation is speculative. Imo endometriosis has an iatrogenic component related to serial invasive procedures commonly used to treat this disorder, causing increasing densities of adhesions, which lead to ibs-d and ibs-c. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Help with female issues? Endometriosis symptoms, but not sure if it's that

Help with female issues? Endometriosis symptoms, but not sure if it's that

What symptoms?: The more specific you re about what you are feeling, the better the answer we can give. Painful periods, pain with intercourse? That could be endometriosis. Irregular periods? That's not. You need a history and an exam to help you sort this out. Good wishes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What to do if I have serious endometriosis!!! 25 yr female (educated on subject, seeking help)?

What to do if I have serious endometriosis!!! 25 yr female (educated on subject, seeking help)?

Seek an expert: You need to see a physician truly expert in endometriosis, which is not synonymous with "go see your OB/GYN". The reality is that the majority of 4 year residency trained OB/GYNs do not have extensive endometriosis experience, and usually do not do effective surgery for the disease. Find a physician through The Endometriosis Foundation of America. ...Read more

10

10
Hi I am a 18 yo female with a history of endometriosis and can not orgasam any more and only get very little sexual pleasure. I used to ease help.?

Hi I am a 18 yo female with a history of endometriosis and  can not orgasam any more and only get very little sexual pleasure. I used to ease help.?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Colin McCannel
17 doctors shared insights

Female Genitalia (Definition)

A biological female has a vulva, vagina, uterus with cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries as well as breasts. These days people call themselves "female" and have male anatomy; but obviously they ...Read more