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The most common ways to diagnose endometriosis are as follows: Palpation/physical exam Imaging test (MRI, Ultrasound) Laparoscopy* Laparoscopy, where the doctor makes a small incision to insert a camera tube into the pelvic area for a visual examination, is the only definitive way to diagnose endometriosis. In each case, the doctor is looking for cysts or ...


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Depending on the laboratories, the upper limit for thrombocytes count varies between 350,000 to 450,000/microL (350 to 450 x 109 /L). Thrombocytosis refers to the condition where the thrombocyte count is above this upper limit. There are different categories for thrombocytosis: reactive thrombocytosis, autonomous thrombocytosis (in the presence of a ...


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Laparoscopic coagulation of endometrial spots itself is one of the clinically approved treatment for endometriosis. Though by evidence-based medicine the evidence for laparoscopic treatment can vary from low to moderate (depending what symptoms patient has). Mirena is a hormone releasing intrauterine device for which evidence is moderate by evidence based ...


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I think your question contains many personal parts which I can't answer and should be addressed by your gynaecologist. However, I will try to bring some clarifications to some of your raised issues: If you have PCOS are you more likely to have endometriosis? Actually, two studies have investigated this. The first study was conducted in 1989 and included ...


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The lining (endometrium) of the uterus is red-pink, as you can see from endoscopic photos of the uterus here. The tissue of endometriosis lesions is not the same but similar to the lining of the uterus and can be red or white, according to the study: Using Location, Color, Size, and Depth to Characterize and Identify Endometriosis Lesions in a Cohort of 133 ...


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Making an assumption of a diagnosis of a such serious condition as endometriosis and starting with treatment that can have potential severe side effects without making the actual diagnosis is not serious for a doctor. Abdominal adhesions from other causes, like PCOS or pelvic inflammatory disease, can cause similar symptoms. And there are other much more ...


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