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Can you get endometriosis on the pill?

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If you look up the theory of "muellerianosis" - this indicates that endometriosis is laid down during the early embryo development and awaits stimulation when that woman starts her periods.
Some women with endometriosis feel pain right from the start of their peiords, and some later. Being on the pill can delay when a woman with endo might start feeling it but it does not cause endo.

In brief: Sort of

If you look up the theory of "muellerianosis" - this indicates that endometriosis is laid down during the early embryo development and awaits stimulation when that woman starts her periods.
Some women with endometriosis feel pain right from the start of their peiords, and some later. Being on the pill can delay when a woman with endo might start feeling it but it does not cause endo.
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology

In brief: Yes

The pill does not prevent or treat endometriosis.

In brief: Yes

The pill does not prevent or treat endometriosis.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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