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 had a marine coil fitted six years back, which was very painful and uncomfortable. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had the marine coil fitted six years back. This was very painful and uncomfortable. The pain worsened and I went back to the doctor, who gave me antibiotics and referred me for a scan. Since examination IV bled occurred, becoming progressively sore internally and now externally. Nause...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hello,Welcome to can understand your concern. Pain in the lower abdomen during and after intercourse can be due to pelvic inflammatory disease or endometriosis. By the smear examination, pelvic inflammatory disease is ruled out, so endometriosis is more likely in your case. I will sugg...  Read Full »

I took OCP late. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been on birth control continuously for three years. About a month ago, I took a pill late instead of in the morning. My boyfriend has not ejaculated in me. But, I noticed that I have gained weight. What are the chances of me being pregnant after taking a pill late? I do not have pe...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is a common mistake that you have faced. However, a single late pill intake is in no way could turn you fertile as well as pregnant. Even if you miss a single pill, the chance of pregnancy is very remote. Now, continuous pill intake could be the reason for absen...  Read Full »

I am a 42-year-old female dealing with sensations of pressure, bloating, and pain in my ovaries, lower back, and pelvis and also diagnosed with compound cysts, PCOS, and endometriosis. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 42 years old and had permanent birth control implants inserted 8 years ago. After the insertion, I began experiencing persistent pelvic pain. After this, cysts were discovered and I was prescribed birth control pills in an attempt to regulate my symptoms. But, the birth control ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have carefully reviewed your query and fully understand your concerns. Based on the information you have provided, it seems that your symptoms are indicative of endometriosis. It is important to note that endometriosis can extend to other organs, including the bla...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with endometriosis and got my ovaries removed, after which I gained significant weight. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, After my first child, I was diagnosed with endometriosis and developed painful periods and cramps. I underwent several laparoscopic removals, but endometriosis had developed on my bladder and bowel and could not be removed. After my second child, the pain became so severe that I had ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. . You have many factors contributing to your weight gain. Your ovary was removed, and the other ovary has PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). Both of these cause insulin resistance leading to weight gain. Beside...  Read Full »

I have a brown discharge with severe cramps. Also I have been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries and suspected endometriosis. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor.I have a brown discharge with severe cramps. I have been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries and suspected endometriosis. What could this be?Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Brown discharge can have several causes, including hormonal imbalances, cervical or uterine infections, and issues related to the reproductive system. It is important to note that brown discharge alone is not always...  Read Full »

I am a 24-year-old female who always had a normal period. This time it was a black clot-like discharge. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female, height 5.7 feet, and weight 180 lbs. My period came four days back, usually, it lasts for four days with extreme pain and normal bleeding. But this period had been different, it has been for four straight days of black discharge almost clot-like. I do suffer f...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Scanty periods with black discharge can be because of pregnancy or endometriosis. I would suggest you get a urine pregnancy test done. If negative, then ultrasound and thyroid levels should be done to confirm the diagnosis and get furthe...  Read Full »

I have ovary pain and a hydrosalpinx in the left tube. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 years old, and have a history of endometriosis. 17 years back I underwent the removal of an ovarian torsion cyst of 10 cm by open surgery. My ovaries were preserved and I had no complaints except some cysts since then. But now when I want to conceive I have complications and fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Simpatwar Sonam Arvind

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Can you help me with a few questions? What is your husband's age? How long are you married? Have you undergone a laparoscopy? Have you received ovulation induction ever? Have your tried IVF (invitro fertili...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant after a miscarriage with endometriosis?

Query: Hello doctor,My right ovary follicle is 17*14 mm, left ovary follicle is 32*20 mm, right cyst is 4.3 mm, and free fluid in POD. Can I conceive if my left ovary has a cyst? The first time when I got conceived, I had a miscarriage after five weeks and then I came to know about the cyst. Surgery was do...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. You had surgery for endometriosis and findings of a chocolate cyst. Since you are trying to conceive, it is better to have a healthy lifestyle, take healthy precautions, and try with a positive wish. Since you have PCOD and trying to concei...  Read Full »

My periods are heavy and painful. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had ovarian endometriomas and cysts in my twenties. I have two children without many problems. My periods are painful and heavy, but I did not consult a doctor. I have had my periods for a long time now. I can feel my ovaries aching on each side. And now I have very bright red blood....  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you consult a gynecologist and have a physical examination done. I suggest it can be due to any of the following- PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) is when there is vaginal discharge around periods and after sex with itching, painful period, and sex. It c...  Read Full »

I have adenomyosis and am trying to conceive. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female. Trying for conception since eight years of marriage. Before three months I have been diagnosed with adenomyosis and both ovaries endometrioma I did laparoscopy and hysteroscopy for the same in the month of may and after that they put me on conjugated estrogen...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Let me start by saying that, as your doctor said, pregnancy is the best solution for all these problems. I do not see any need for bed rest. If BP reading is regular, try to reduce and gradually stop the medicine. Reports of infertility workup are missing. Have your ...  Read Full »

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