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Diagnosis of Endometriosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i hv gynaecological prblm, endometrisis, adenomyesis with pain on 17th, 23rd day of my cycle,last month my period started from 23rd day with spotting with mucous and original period started frm 5th day of spotting and lasted 7 days, pls help
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   37, female, housewife, married, no child
Doctor :   when were you diagnosed with endometriosis?
User :   2 year back by pelvicUSG
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what medications are you raking rt now?
Doctor :   taking
User :   rt now i m nt taking anythin, bt doctors are saying that better go for pregnancy but due to my age factor i am avoiding
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did your symptoms start from last month?or before?
User :   the pain usually lasts for 15-20 minutes but now a days on the 21st day i get the pain lot of times, in mid-night also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you see a gynaecologist to rule out
User :   spotting with mucous symptom started in february this year
Doctor :   determine the exact cause now
Doctor :   whether its endometriosis or some other cause
User :   usually i get period on 29-30 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first i suggest you take a paracetamol tablet to reduce your pain
User :   doc say to do a tvs, is it painful
Doctor :   no
User :   yes i sometimes take meftal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other problems?
User :   in tvs what they do
User :   yes thyroid, piles, fistula
User :   for thyroid i m taking 50 mcg of eltroxin
Doctor :   they insert a probe in your vagina and explore the area
Doctor :   just like in a regular scan
Doctor :   ok
User :   will that rod go deep inside my uterus?
User :   i am afraid of pain
Doctor :   i recommend that you go for a thyroid function test and visit a gynaecologist
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   only upto the cervix
Doctor :   it wont go into the cervix
Doctor :   We offer to fix up an appointment with the specialist
User :   i hv sex v.rare, i dnt know whethere my hymen is ruptured properly or not, will this test effect?
Doctor :   one act of sexual intercorse is sufficient to rupture the hymen
Doctor :   this test wont affect your sexual function in any way
User :   bt doctor say that i hv v.narrow intrusion, so i feel embarassing
Doctor :   the vagina can enlarge in size to several times its normal size
Doctor :   Could I confirm your contact details
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   the lubricant on the probe will prevent any pain
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   is there any size of rods used in TVS depending the size of vagina
Doctor :   the probe is small enough to fit into a vagina of any size
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