Endometriosis and Ovary Removal

  • Posted on: 24 September 2009
  • By: Guest (not verified)

I am 24 years old and have been dealing with endometriosis for four years. I have had four laparoscopies and have been on a slew of medications with little relief. My doctor has mentioned removing my ovaries. Are there any benefits to this surgery? What are the drawbacks, particularly given my age?

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Posted 5/21/2008
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Endometriosis and Urinary Problems

  • Posted on: 24 September 2009
  • By: Guest (not verified)

In 2002, the surgeon found endometriosis on my uterus and removed the uterus, although I retained my ovaries. Recently, I have had difficulties with urinary tract infections. How does a doctor determine if any of the endometrial tissue has grown back? I worry this may be the cause of the urinary problems I have been experiencing.

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Posted 6/18/2008
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