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Can you get endometriosis in the shoulder?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Endometriosis is almost always found in the abdominal cavity.
It may also be present in the vagina. Interestingly, . It has been found in distant organs such as the lungs and the brain. Although I am not aware of reports in the shoulder, i suppose it is possible.

In brief: Yes

Endometriosis is almost always found in the abdominal cavity.
It may also be present in the vagina. Interestingly, . It has been found in distant organs such as the lungs and the brain. Although I am not aware of reports in the shoulder, i suppose it is possible.
Dr. Michael Traub
Dr. Michael Traub
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Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
If the endometriosis is implanted on the peritoneum of the diaphragm the paid could be referred.
Dr. Cindy Mosbrucker
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Referred pain

Endometriosis on the diaphragm can cause referred pain that is felt in the shoulder. This typically happens on the right side.
I've never heard of endo in a joint.

In brief: Referred pain

Endometriosis on the diaphragm can cause referred pain that is felt in the shoulder. This typically happens on the right side.
I've never heard of endo in a joint.
Dr. Cindy Mosbrucker
Dr. Cindy Mosbrucker
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