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Anyone know another way to test for endometriosis besides a bandaid surgery?
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Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Our research that will be published soon shows two very accurate predictions of endometriosis.
First, if you had bad periods (worse than peers or missed school )as a teenager, you have nearly 100% chance of endo at surgery. Second, testing for ovarian reserve with Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test: if abnormal 90% chance of endometriosis at surgery. Need good excisional surgery not band aid.

In brief: Yes
Our research that will be published soon shows two very accurate predictions of endometriosis.
First, if you had bad periods (worse than peers or missed school )as a teenager, you have nearly 100% chance of endo at surgery. Second, testing for ovarian reserve with Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test: if abnormal 90% chance of endometriosis at surgery. Need good excisional surgery not band aid.
Dr. Michael Fox
Dr. Michael Fox
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Surgery
Yes, an open belly surgery (laparotomy.
) sorry, surgery is the only way to diagnose endometriosis: everything else is a guess!

In brief: Surgery
Yes, an open belly surgery (laparotomy.
) sorry, surgery is the only way to diagnose endometriosis: everything else is a guess!
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
Thank
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