Does endometriosis cause fibroids?

No. These are completely different entities. Both may cause infertility and pain and irregular periods, but there is no relationship between these 2.

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How is endometriosis diagnosed? How do I tell if my symptoms are caused by that or by fibroids? What are treatment options for both?

Surgery. While an elevates ca 125 can be suggestive of endo only surgery can diagnose it. Treatment options include surgery for both. Multiple medical options exist for endometriosis. Since women with endo have a higher risk of ovarian cancer knowing the diagnosis can be helpful long term. Read more...

Lap 1.5yrs ago for pain. Found small fibroid, bit of endometriosis, and benign cyst. On bc until this May. Now periods every 2wks. 35ys old. Cause?

Cause unknown? Without further medical history/physical examination and testing, it is impossible to cite a "cause" for your pain. See a GYNMD soon. Read more...

49 yrs f, MRI & ultrasound show 2 small fibroids & cervical polyp. Dr. Sez hvy pain bleeding is caused by hormone flux. Could it b endometriosis?

Can be from hormones. As a woman gets older, the hormone regulation gets out of balance, and can cause these things. This can influence endometrium growth, and thus result in relative endometriosis, and heavy periods. But this should be limited to your cycle. It is when/if you have spotting and discharge between periods that is more cause for concern, as this is the kind that is more associated with abnormal issues. Read more...

I've had 2 children, 1 surgery to remove uterine fibroids and endometriosis. I started spotting today, why does pms/mensus cause nausea?

Hormones. There is a rise in hormones called prostaglandins before and during your period, Prostaglandins help stimulate the uterus to shed its lining. Thus, they can cause menstrual cramps. They can also stimulate bowel contractions (peristalsis) which, in some women, can cause nausea. Menstrual cramps may cause further nausea due to the nervous system's response to pain. Read more...

Is endometriosis same as fibroids?

No. Fibroids are solid rumors of the uterus. Endometriosis is when the lining of the uterus is outside the uterus somewhere in your body. Read more...
No. Endometriosis is endometrium ( uterine lining tissue) outside the uterus. A fibroid is a uterine nodule ( non cancerous) on or in the muscle of the uterus. They can both add to discomfort though and can occur simultaneously, google each condition, much info on the internet, good luck. Read more...