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Will Pelvic Exam Detect Endometriosis
Physical exam involving examination of the outside of the female genitalia (vulva), the inside (vagina) , as well as an examination of the cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and tissue around the uterus (parametria). A bimanual exam then involves 2 fingers in the vagina with the other hand on the abdomen. A rectovaginal exam is one finger inthe vagina, one finger in the rectum with ...Read more
Endo: The gold standard for the diagnosis of endometriosis is laparoscopy. On a personal note in the prescence of pain with menses and significant pain when I do my exam and stretch the uterosacral ligaments, i find endo at the time of laparoscopy about 90% of the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a pelvic exam to help diagnose a cyst on my left ovary and am still in pain 20 hours later. I may have endometriosis according to my new dr?
YES Endometriosis: Endometriosis usually causes chronic pelvic pain and may cause a 'cyst' . Pelvic pain with intercourse, bm, and urination commonly occurs and symptoms may be worse during periods. Periods can become heavy with bleeding in between. P.I. D. Needs to be ruled out but a laparoscopy ('scope in the belly') is the best test to get a diagnosis. Your gyn will get you the right meds hope you are better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 20, have long (approx 2 weeks) heavy, painful peroids and never had a pelvic exam. My mother had same issues and endometriosis, am I at risk?
Painful periods that have gotten worse over six months, painful sex and nodules/graininess felt on pelvic exam. Does this sound like endometriosis ??
I have been having a problem with constant bleeding and stomach pain. they put me on birth control it lessened it until recently. my doc did a pelvic exam and an ulrasound but nothing came up. What is Endometriosis and could it be a cause? my aunt had it.
Maybe pain: Endometriosis is a pelvic peritoneal disease in women; often associated with pelvic pain and sometimes with infertility. It is definitely not a cause of dysfunctional bleeding though, so you "may" have more than one condition going on. You need to work with your doctor to take the diagnosis another step. Good wishes. ...Read more
Not Exercise: Exercise is not known to cause pelvic pain. In fact exercise may improve pelvic pain in many women. Now if you have scar tissue, endometriosis or fibroids, exercise could aggravate the pain in some women but that is from the underlying problem itself. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that often requires a reproductive endocrinologist to help you manage or even diagnose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Speak to your : Obgyn about this and look into physical therapy. There are physical therapists who specialize in working with patients to strengthen pelvic muscles in order to better cope with back and pelvic pain. You have to be motivated and committed though. Your obgyn can be helpful in this pursuit. ...Read more
Is endometriosis pain localized to the pelvic area only? I have sharp pain that intensifies monthly but it's all around my abdomen.
Endometriosis: Endometriosis pain can occur anywhere you have these cells happen to be located. It's not unusual to have the pain occurring around the time of your period because these cells are the same type of cells that come out with your period. It's unclear how they get to other locations but these cells can be found anywhere in your body and will respond to the hormones that start your period. ...Read more
Can endometriosis br diagnosis w/o surgery? diangosis today with endo based off monthly r pelvic pain during mens that is getting worse.
No: #endometriosis is a curious disorder without proven cause, and commonly used treatments are speculative. Pelvic and operative interventions commonly cause pelvic and abdominal organ (intestine) adhesions resulting in tethered, twisted, and constricted intestine; a set-up for ibs-like symptoms. Women with joint hypermobility syndrome (see brighton criteria) have terrible menstrual pains. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im 21 have serve endometriosis and need surgery every 6 months . Its attaching everything to my pelvic wall. What do I do?!?! I want kids to
Lupron (leuprolide): I'm sorry. Severe endometriosis is a difficult diagnosis to have. You might consider Depo Lupron (leuprolide) rather than surgery. It is a chemical switch that turns off the estrogen supply from your ovaries. This allows your body to rid itself of endometriosis wherever it is. ...Read more
Have chronic low rt pelvic pain (10 mo) & recently had surgery. They found endometriosis, but not on the right side. I'm still having the pain. ?
Likely endometriosis: Most patients have very good results when treated surgically for endometriosis, at least initially. Unfortunately though, many do not - and most of those who do eventually experience a recurrence of their pain requiring additional treatment. If your pain was not inproved at all, you may need to have a colonoscopy to evaluate the bowel and/or see a urolgist to rule out a bladder problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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