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3 month lupron (leuprolide) shot or nuvaring for endometriosis? I just had lap surgery for it. Will start trying to conceive in 3 months with only a 4 month window
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Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: NuvRing short term
Either medication can help the pain, though not necessarily the fertility issues, of endometriosis.
Nuvaring is vastly cheaper and may allow a quicker return to ovulation than lupron (leuprolide).

In brief: NuvRing short term
Either medication can help the pain, though not necessarily the fertility issues, of endometriosis.
Nuvaring is vastly cheaper and may allow a quicker return to ovulation than lupron (leuprolide).
Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Neither
If you have been treated surgically, there should be little benefit to using depo-lupron as the endometriosis should have been destroyed or removed.
Your fertility is significantly improved for 4 to 6 months after surgical treatment for endometriosis - your chances for conception are increased now. If you do plan to delay conception, nuva ring will suppress and slow return of endometriosis.

In brief: Neither
If you have been treated surgically, there should be little benefit to using depo-lupron as the endometriosis should have been destroyed or removed.
Your fertility is significantly improved for 4 to 6 months after surgical treatment for endometriosis - your chances for conception are increased now. If you do plan to delay conception, nuva ring will suppress and slow return of endometriosis.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
This is true ,especially if the disease was removed and not just coagulated.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: LoOvral
The best short term treatment for symptoms is loovral (generic lo-oegestrel) which would be cheaper than nuvaring.
Niuvaring may not be strong enough to suppress symptoms. Lupron (leuprolide) & Danocrine are the drugs of choice but wouldn't use if pregnancy is desired in the near future.

In brief: LoOvral
The best short term treatment for symptoms is loovral (generic lo-oegestrel) which would be cheaper than nuvaring.
Niuvaring may not be strong enough to suppress symptoms. Lupron (leuprolide) & Danocrine are the drugs of choice but wouldn't use if pregnancy is desired in the near future.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Neither
If you are planning to attempt pregnancy right away, you would need neither Lupron (leuprolide) nor nuvaring.

In brief: Neither
If you are planning to attempt pregnancy right away, you would need neither Lupron (leuprolide) nor nuvaring.
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
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