ENDOMETRIOSIS-1 - ENDOMETRIOSIS WHAT IS THE GENERAL...

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Unformatted text preview: ENDOMETRIOSIS WHAT IS THE GENERAL PRACTICE APPROACH? FIRST A FEW QUESTIONS! IS TREATMENT ALWAYS REQUIRED? WHO NEEDS TREATMENT? DOES ANY TREATMENT REALLY WORK? DOES TREATMENT IN YOUNG WOMEN PREVENT INFERTILITY AND PROGRESSION? I DONT HAVE THE ANSWERS ENDOMETRIOSIS PROGRESSES IN MOST CASES OF MODERATE AND SEVERE DISEASE SPON REGRESSION CAN OCCUR IN UP TO 58% OF MILDER CASES NATURAL HISTORY IS STILL UNCHARTED TO A LARGE EXTENT HOWEVER---- MEDICAL TREATMENTS AND SURGERY FAIL TO ARREST DISEASE IN UP TO A THIRD COMBINATIONS OF TREATMENTS HAVE ALSO FAILED TO CONTROL DISEASE FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS WHEN FOLLOWED UP PREGNANCY HAS A VARIABLE EFFECT ON ENDOMETRIOSISPERSISTENCE, REGRESSION AND PROGRESSION AND ALSO--------- ENDOMETRIOSIS MAY OCCUR IN THE EARLY MENOPAUSE, USUALLY IN ASSOCIATION WITH HRT LAPAROSCOPIC ABLATION OF VISIBLE ENDO IN INFERTILE WOMEN IS ASSOC...
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ENDOMETRIOSIS-1 - ENDOMETRIOSIS WHAT IS THE GENERAL...

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