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My mother was given a medication named progestin. What is this and how effective is it in the treatment of endometriosis?
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very
Depending on the amount of disease, progesterones may stunt the progression of the disease.
Removal of the disease by laparoscopy may be needed if hormonal medication is unsatisfactory for the patient.

In brief: Very
Depending on the amount of disease, progesterones may stunt the progression of the disease.
Removal of the disease by laparoscopy may be needed if hormonal medication is unsatisfactory for the patient.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Can Be
There are several types of hormonal treatment for endometriosis, of which progestins are one type.
Not every treatment works in every women and sometimes medicines becomes less effective over time.

In brief: Can Be
There are several types of hormonal treatment for endometriosis, of which progestins are one type.
Not every treatment works in every women and sometimes medicines becomes less effective over time.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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