Endometriosis

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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After an abortion, my wife is facing difficulty in conceiving. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, We are trying to conceive for the past two years. My wife had an abortion two years back during the second month of her pregnancy. The doctor said both of our reports are normal (HSG and sperm count). My wife underwent IUI two months back without any luck. She is taking Fertisure F and D...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

General Medicine Physician, HIV AIDS Specialist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes for difficulty in conceiving. They are as follows. Intrauterine adhesions. Adhesions around fallopian tube. Genital tuberculosis. Sperm quality. Weight gain. Endometriosis, etc. I would suggest you consult a gynecologist and resolve any of these ca...  Read Full »

Are my pelvic pain and other symptoms due to the complex ovarian cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having pelvic pain for the past few months. I recently felt nauseous and overly tired (even after taking my Adderall for my ADHD). Pelvic discomfort and pain that even moves towards my back, pressure, and bloating. And I have not had an appetite and lost 20 lbs. I have been f...  Read Full »


Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and also have looked at the images of the USG (ultrasonography) you have provided (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). USG shows a right-sided complex ovarian cyst. Also, based on your history, you have lost y...  Read Full »

What causes pain during intercourse, spotting after, and burning on urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain during intercourse. I have spotting after having burning urine. I have chronic pain and it is getting worse. I am taking birth control pills. I consulted a doctor and they told me that I do not have any STI or STD.   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the infections are ruled out, then chronic pain can occur due to a condition called endometriosis. You can have severe pain during periods. In worse cases, you have pain while passing motion or while having sexual intercourse. Do an ultrasound to rule out endomet...  Read Full »

How to stop periods with heavy flow and clots occurring from three weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I have endometeriosis. I have my periods for three weeks. It is beyond heavy bleeding. It soaks my pad and ultra tampon within an hour. I am having golf-sized clots and massive gushes of blood. I have some cramping also. I am unable to consult a doctor due to COVID-19. I do not know what...  Read Full »


Dr. Bhagyarekha Yattinamani

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having heavy bleeding for three weeks is really painful and tiring. I want you to know one thing that endometriosis can only be suppressed by taking contraceptive pills continuously. For now, you can take tablet Deviry (Medroxyprogesterone) 10 mg thrice daily for a ...  Read Full »

Can endometriosis result in slight bleeding on and off for a month?

Query: Hi doctor,I got my regular periods and it stopped after five days. After ten days, it got started again. It was not heavy but I had some clots now and then. Still, it has been two and a half weeks, it has not stopped till now. I have a family history of endometriosis. My mother and my grandmother ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have prolonged menstrual bleeding. There are many reasons to have this issue. It is very important to reach a definitive diagnosis by doing certain investigations. So that, appropriate treatment can be given. As you have a family history of endomet...  Read Full »

After getting periods, I have terrible pain in my right side of the ovary. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I usually have quite regular periods, but every month I get absolutely terrible pains to the point I am sick and shaking. I have tried taking the contraceptive pill to help my periods, but it made them worse. So, I stopped. It is not just a cramp. A really bad sickness ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is all likelihood that you may have endometriosis and possible endometriosis cysts as well, which causes pain during menses alone. You should get an ultrasound pelvis done to diagnose it first and then should opt for laparoscopic cyst removal and fulgura...  Read Full »

Is hysterectomy the only treatment option for endometriosis?

Query: Hello doctor, Do I have to get a hysterectomy if I have severe endometriosis and not debilitating pain? I am suspected of endometriosis. I have uncomfortable ovulation pain recently and started having pain in the left ovary. Pain goes down to the leg every now and then, and I also get pain in the t...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate the details you shared, but before making any comment, I request you to share your reports for my better assessment. Also, when is your lap appointment? If you have any other details, please share with me, like how many days you are having this problem? ...  Read Full »

What are the risk factors of extra-uterine pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Please read the ultrasound and provide feedback. I was advised by a midwife that based on the imaging from my ultrasound, it looks like I have an extrauterine pregnancy. Seems as if the fetus is behind my bowels. My current symptoms are nausea, amenorrhea, weight gain, pelvic pressure...  Read Full »


Dr. Ismail Kabakus

Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Upon carefully reviewing the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I agree with the diagnosis. The uterine cavity is empty, and there is an extra-uterine baby/pregnancy. The problem with extra-uterine pregnancy is ruptu...  Read Full »

Will Progestin medication for endometriosis result in hormone variation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female. I am taking 0.5 mg Dienogest orally twice daily. I am diagnosed with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, exercise-induced asthma, and suspected endometriosis. I have had a lot of trouble talking to a doctor where I live who is knowledgeable about endometriosis. I thu...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. The symptoms you have described are typically suggesting of pelvic endometriosis. Dienogest is a hormone that suppresses the symptoms and prevents excess endometrial growth.  Read Full »

I had an abortion seven months back. Why do I still have black colored periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion seven months back. I have been having black colored periods bleeding from the last three months. The bleeding is black on all the days of the periods.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? That is quite a short history. Having black or altered blood in the first few months after abortion is common. We have to rule out the following possibilities. Get a pelvic scan to rule out any endometrial polyps or any uterine masses or any endometr...  Read Full »

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