Common "Endometriosis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


The condition where the endometrium, which is the inner lining of the uterus, starts growing outside the uterus is called endometriosis. Painful periods, pain during sex, pain on urination, intermenstrual bleeding, and nausea are some of the common symptoms seen.

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I have hirsutism, cystic acne, and heavy periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have hirsutism, cystic acne, and painful heavy bleeding periods. I consulted a gynecologist, and she gave me birth control pills. I told her I wanted to become pregnant. I also expressed concerns about endometriosis and PCOS. I am confused because I am trying to become pregnant. I d...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your concern about PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), and endometriosis (a condition in which the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside the uterus) should first be investigated and established. I suggest you perform the following tests...  Read Full »

I have taken a biopsy following miscarriage to rule out endometriosis. Can an Ovidrel trigger shot affect my biopsy results?

Query: Hello doctor,I am receiving medical care from a fertility specialist. I had a biopsy to rule out endometriosis as a cause after having two miscarriages. So they told me not to try to conceive the cycle I was scheduled for the biopsy. But I tried anyways because I was impatient. My query is does Ovid...  Read Full »

Dr. Mona Kamal Farid Zaki

Answer: Hello, I appreciate you signing up on icliniq. You now have exclusive access to expert medical opinion. I want to inform you that an Ovidrel shot is associated with increased risk and stimulation for endometriosis. Also, the positive overexpression of BCL6 (B-cell lymphoma 6) is closely related to...  Read Full »

I have infertility issue due to endometriosis, adenomyosis and ovarian cyst. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old, and I am suffering from severe endometriosis, adenomyosis, and ovarian cyst, it is very painful, which caused infertility. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your question is on a very vast topic. All the problems you mentioned have endometriosis, an estrogen hormone-dependent condition. I mean to say, you will have these as long as you have periods, that is as long as ovaries are functioning. Treatment depends on what yo...  Read Full »

Why do I feel pain whenever I have sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I lost my virginity at 19, and I have had multiple partners since. Everytime I have sex, it is very painful, and it is like I am losing my virginity again. No matter how much prep I put in. I occasionally have a horrible smell from my vagina. It is like something fis...  Read Full »

Dr. Ridhi Narang

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern and will try to help you out. Let us go by your complains. So until now, you are having pain during sex. I would advise you to use lubricant jellies. You can use K-Y jelly or any other jelly. You need to get one blood test that is CA-125 (cance...  Read Full »

I want to understand about endometriosis. Please guide.

Query: Hello doctor,As a woman grappling with ongoing menstrual discomfort, I have delved into research on endometriosis, suspecting it may be a factor in my symptoms. I am keen to learn more about the signs of endometriosis, its effects on menstrual health, and viable treatment avenues. Moreover, I am eag...  Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Endometriosis refers to the presence of endometrial tissues outside the uterine cavity. Typically, the endometrium, the inner layer of the uterus, sheds during monthly periods. However, in individuals with endometriosis, these endometr...  Read Full »

Is my severe menstrual pain related to endometriosis?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been experiencing severe pain during every menstrual cycle, and I suspect it might be due to endometriosis, as my sister has had it. Please provide more information on this condition and how it may impact my pelvic and gynecological health. I am also concerned about its potential...  Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Endometriosis involves the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Endometrial tissue is typically confined to the uterus and shed during the monthly menstrual cycle. For individuals with endometriosis,...  Read Full »

Can bowel endometriosis occur when periods blood enter rectum while manually removing stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I had endometriosis on my ovaries and I did surgery. But I have a problem with my bowel and sometimes I need to wear gloves and use oil with my finger to take the stool out. But a couple of times when I had my periods some of the blood stuck to my finger as I was trying to get the sto...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern about the problems in bowel movements. I think there is some endometriosis island or adhesions or deep endometriosis in the pouch of Douglas, the lowest end in the pelvis, lying just in front of rectum, anus and behind the cervix. The kinkin...  Read Full »

My girlfriend has intense period pains. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend has severe period pains that are certainly endometriosis. Her recent scan showed endometrium was 16 mm thick. She has crippling pains, and she is completely immobile during her period and sometimes in between. It is getting worse month by month. She is infertile. It is painf...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I did go through the ultrasound report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Although it reads normal, endometriosis is a laparoscopic or operative finding. The symptoms she has correlates with the condition. She may be helped with hormonal medicines. Ho...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a solution for my postpartum pain in pelvis.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old female. I had my second baby via c section. A couple of months after, I started getting pelvic pain. The pain is across my whole pelvic area and lower back and sometimes in my thighs too, very similar to menstrual cramps. Occasionally, I would get a sharp pain on ei...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. Both problems, more or less will have the same effect. In the long run, it might affect you getting pregnant. But if you get pregnant then symptoms of endometriosis may be subsided, may be forever. It does not have any effects on pregnancy and...  Read Full »

How can I regularize my periods to get pregnant?

Query: HelIo doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD and endometriosis suffering from irregular bleeding which does not seem to stop. I saw a gynecologist last month, she happens to be my regular doctor. I am also planning to conceive so she gave me certain medications that would help me to plan. But the...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The PCOD (polycystic ovary disease) is confirmed by ultrasound transvaginal and there is a presence of a small fibroid as well in the posterior wall of the uterus along with a left ovarian endometriotic cyst. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This sim...  Read Full »

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