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by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: Natural Progesterone?
Replies: 1
Views: 333

Re: Natural Progesterone?

Bioidentical hormones are normally what are referred to as natural progesterone, however there are no randomised controlled trials comparing their effectiveness and safety against conventional HRT treatment. Most important aspect of HRT prescribing is about individualising management according to sy...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: Still got pain
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: Still got pain

I think it is always important to listen to your body and never feel stupid if things don't feel right. Even if the tube and ovary was removed if this was due to endometriosis you can still get recurrence at the same site. The endometriosis may involve some small deposits of recurrence on the side w...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: endometriosis again??
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: endometriosis again??

Sorry to hear you are having such troublesome symptoms. Endometriosis in post menopausal women is uncommon. It is generally felt to be less active in the postmenopausal period, however, it does have the potential to reactive if given appropriate stimulation. Post menopausal endometriosis may be enha...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: Endometriosis and giving birth
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: Endometriosis and giving birth

Most women with endometriosis will have a normal pregnancy and generally during pregnancy symptoms related to endometriosis tend to improve. In some instances, however, as the uterus enlarges it can cause traction on surrounding structures or adhesions which may contribute to symptoms of pain, espec...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: Endometriosis stuck to bowel
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Endometriosis stuck to bowel

Bowel endometriosis is where deposits of disease can involve the bowel wall, most commonly effecting the rectum or sigmoid colon (part of bowel on your left hand side). Endometriosis is often sticky and can cause an inflammatory reaction which can lead to some of the anatomy being distorted with the...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: ENDOMETRIOSIS AFTER HYSTERECTOMY
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: ENDOMETRIOSIS AFTER HYSTERECTOMY

Endometriosis in post menopausal women is uncommon, and as a result unfortunately poorly understood. It is generally felt to be less active in the postmenopausal period, however, it does have the potential to reactive if given appropriate stimulation. Post menopausal endometriosis may be enhanced in...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: Heavy bleeding -Endometriosis
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: Heavy bleeding -Endometriosis

Thank you for posting. Unfortunately heavy periods are quite common and can really impact on daily living and effect our quality of life. Heavy periods can occur for a variety of reasons: 1) This may be due to non-cancerous abnormal tissue within the uterus. - The most common of these are polyps whi...
by Karolina Afors
Thu May 07, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Wellbeing of Women - Endometriosis
Topic: endometriosis in the bladder
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: endometriosis in the bladder

Sorry to hear you are having such troublesome symptoms. Bladder endometriosis is a rare form of the disease and occurs when endometrial tissue grows on the surface of the bladder and can extend to involve the full thickness of the bladder wall. Symptoms often occur around the time of your period and...
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