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Does hormone therapy completely cure me of endometriosis or can it come back?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Endo can come back
Hormone treatments are suppressive therapy, and don't cure endometriosis.
Hormones can help in relief of pain and in preparation for more definitive treatment.

In brief: Endo can come back
Hormone treatments are suppressive therapy, and don't cure endometriosis.
Hormones can help in relief of pain and in preparation for more definitive treatment.
Dr. Philip Chenette
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Unfortunately endometriosis is a chronic illness.
The recurrence rate after surgery or medical treatment such as hormonal treatment is approximately 10% each year.

In brief: No
Unfortunately endometriosis is a chronic illness.
The recurrence rate after surgery or medical treatment such as hormonal treatment is approximately 10% each year.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
Hormone therapy will stop ovulation and suppress endometriosis while on therapy.
Only surgery will cure endometriosis.

In brief: No
Hormone therapy will stop ovulation and suppress endometriosis while on therapy.
Only surgery will cure endometriosis.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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