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Can endometriosis be cured?

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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Managed

Cured might be a stretch.
It can be surgicaly treated and removed, and medically managed. With treatment, the symptoms can be minimized or eliminated.

In brief: Managed

Cured might be a stretch.
It can be surgicaly treated and removed, and medically managed. With treatment, the symptoms can be minimized or eliminated.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Controversial

Proper surgical resection of endometriosis, which requires an expert surgeon with specialized training, can go a long way towards ongoing relief from endometriosis.
I believe (based on good data and theory) that the disease can be permanently removed. That does not mean, however, that the pain that results may not linger at least somewhat. Pain is a lot more than just some inflamed tissue.

In brief: Controversial

Proper surgical resection of endometriosis, which requires an expert surgeon with specialized training, can go a long way towards ongoing relief from endometriosis.
I believe (based on good data and theory) that the disease can be permanently removed. That does not mean, however, that the pain that results may not linger at least somewhat. Pain is a lot more than just some inflamed tissue.
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Sometimes

Endometriosis is a progressive condition.
This means that it tries to grow or come back, even after effective treatment with surgery or medication. Fortunately, it typically stops progression after menopause or removal of both ovaries.

In brief: Sometimes

Endometriosis is a progressive condition.
This means that it tries to grow or come back, even after effective treatment with surgery or medication. Fortunately, it typically stops progression after menopause or removal of both ovaries.
Dr. Michael Swor
Dr. Michael Swor
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology

In brief: No

Can be treated and managed.

In brief: No

Can be treated and managed.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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