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Adenomyosis (Definition)

Adenomyosis is when glands and stroma from the uterine lining is found buried in the muscle wall of the uterus itself. The uterus at times is enlarged and it is boggy or soft in nature ...Read more


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I am 48 yrs old. U/S diagnosed with Adenomyosis with no bleeding, bilayer thickness of endometrium is 5-6 mm get lots of pain. What else could it be?

I am 48 yrs old. U/S diagnosed with Adenomyosis with no bleeding,  bilayer thickness of endometrium is 5-6 mm get lots of pain. What else could it be?

Adenomyosis: Ultrasound can't make the diagnosis of endometriosis, it just suggests it. It could be endometriosis as well, which may give you a completely normal US. It could also be worsening dysmenorrhea (period pain) and lastly you still have to consider pain from other structures like the bladder, bowel and nerve pain of the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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How can adenomyosis be diagnosed?

How can  adenomyosis be  diagnosed?

Adenomyosis: Although pelvic ultrasound can show findings suggestive of adenomyosis, pelvic MRI without contrast is considered the best imaging study to accurately evaluate the thickness of the inner uterine myometrium (junctional zone). ...Read more

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What options do I have if adenomyosis?

What options do I have if adenomyosis?

Hysterectomy: Only way to effectively treat adenomyosis is hysterectomy. Ablation can help with heavy periods but not cramps. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me? I have adenomyosis

What is wrong with me? I have adenomyosis

Not too much: Adenomyosis refers to the situation where the lining of your uterus (called endometrial glands) are abnormally situated within the muscular wall of the uterus. When you have your period this causes pain as the blood gets trapped within the muscle instead of being expelled from the uterus. It is a benign condition that is painful but not life threatening. It is not a cancerous condition. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get cured from adenomyosis?

Is it possible to get cured from adenomyosis?

NO : Adenomyosis is endometriosis in the wall of the uterus. It can make the uterus enlarged, tender and cause heavy, painful periods as well as painful sex. The symptoms can often be controlled with birth control pills, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, or an endometrial ablation; but the condition remains. The only "cure" is to remove the uterus. ...Read more

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What options do I have for treating adenomyosis?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adenomyosis/basics/treatment/con-20024740

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What types of food to avoid if you have adenomyosis?

What types of food to avoid if you have adenomyosis?

None: Nothing in particular is known to affect it. If you try a dairy free or gluten free diet and you feel between by all means continue. If you notice anything that makes you feel better experiment and try. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: adenomyosis?

What is the definition or description of: adenomyosis?

Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when glands and stroma from the uterine lining is found buried in the muscle wall of the uterus itself. The uterus at times is enlarged and it is boggy or soft in nature and painful during menstruation. ...Read more