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Is it possible to still have a child even if you have endometriosis?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hugo Ribot
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Though endometriosis can cause infertility, it is often very treatable.
The most evidence-based treatment consists of excisional therapy using laparoscopy. This is where a skilled surgeon removes - using tiny instruments - the abnormal tissue. This is superior to ablation where the implants are burned. With excision, one can make sure all lesions are removed and confirm the diagnosis by pathology.

In brief: Absolutely

Though endometriosis can cause infertility, it is often very treatable.
The most evidence-based treatment consists of excisional therapy using laparoscopy. This is where a skilled surgeon removes - using tiny instruments - the abnormal tissue. This is superior to ablation where the implants are burned. With excision, one can make sure all lesions are removed and confirm the diagnosis by pathology.
Dr. Hugo Ribot
Dr. Hugo Ribot
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Also Depo-Lupron medication can be very effective with or without surgery as option
Dr. John Jarrett
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

In general, endometriosis does not absolutley preclude conception, but it certainly can make it more difficult to conceive.
Many women with endometriosis conceive quite readily.

In brief: Absolutely

In general, endometriosis does not absolutley preclude conception, but it certainly can make it more difficult to conceive.
Many women with endometriosis conceive quite readily.
Dr. John Jarrett
Dr. John Jarrett
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Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
As John said, many women with endometriosis are able to conceive without difficulty. Others have a great deal of trouble, and need surgery or in vitro fertilization. There is so much we don't know about this disease, and why some women are affected more than others is one of these things.
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