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Why Does Endometriosis Cause Pain
Endometriosis: There are certain proinflammatory substances that are secreted by the ectopic endometrial tissue that are very irritating to adjacent tissues and nerve endings causing pain. These substances, ie prostaglandin, will cause uterine contractions that are also painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?lamictal: Lamictal or lamotrigine is a very valuable drug for epilepsy and psychiatric applications, and typically has rather few adverse effects other than an occasional risk of a severe skin reaction in sensitive folks. It would be very unusual that Lamictal would promote muscle pain. Look for another cause. ...Read more
Highly likely: Pain is perceived and tolerated differently by everyone. Chronic pain will undoubtedly lead most to experience depressive symptomatolgy, although not all will meet criteria for a frank major depressive episode. Acute pain is less likely to cause mood fluctuations. Those with a history of severe depression often describe having psychomotor slowing/fatigue and maybe even generalized pain. ...Read more
Hormones: Pelvic vein disease which can include varicose veins on the vulva and in the pelvis as well as the legs. We order pelvic ultrasound from specialist & venous ultrasound of the legs. We have just injected or ablated leg veins successful in some, others need the pelvic veins treated. Write to me at [email protected]. I will send you more info. See vein doctor at www.Phlebology.Org. ...Read more
Not necessarily : Many women with endometriosis are fertlle. If one is not ready to conceive one must use contraception. A 3 month at a time contraceptive pill like seasonale is good as are several others. Theses types of pills tend to slow down the endometriosis. See your gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not known: Bloating is a non-specific symptom. While it may occur with ovarian cancer, it occurs far more often without it. You may wish to consult this site for symptoms of ovarian cancer. Please keep in mind that none of the symptoms are diagnostic. http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/ovarian/basic_info/symptoms.htm ...Read more
Here are some: Testicular pain may originate from testis itself or its very vicinity such as epididymitis, epididymo-orchitis, torsion of testis or appendages, etc. or from other sites as referring testicular pain such as those from lower spinal nerve pinch, irritation, etc. by disc disorders or post-surgical events such as after inguinal hernia repair, urinary stone passage, shingle, etc. So, ask Doc timely. ...Read more
It can, so can other: Lots of things can cause right pelvic pain. If it is new, or a change in pattern, for a 61 Y.O. Woman, would not assume ibs, until other potentially more serious causes are evaluated, e.g. Gyn/ovarian issues, other colon or GI problems, hernias, etc.. See your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more
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