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Treatment for Recurrent Endometriosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   USG SHOWS MY WIFE HAS PCOD & CA 125 TEST READS 426.6. HER DOCTOR HAS DIAGNOSED AS ENDOMETRIOSIS. IS THERE ANY TEST TO CONFIRM THAT SHE IS NOT SUFFERING FROM OVERIAN CANCER?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXX
User :   GOOD EVENING, DOCTOR
Doctor :   What is her age?
User :   MY WIFE HAS BEEN SUFFERING FROM DYSMENORRHEOA
User :   35
Doctor :   This is not the age when the ovarian cancer presents
Doctor :   Does she have a family history of ovarina cancer
User :   OK. BUT CA 125 SHOWS ELEVATED LEVEL
User :   NO
Doctor :   Ca 125 has lot of false positives
Doctor :   as it can be elevated in many other conditions
User :   HOW CAN WE CONFIRM THAT SHE HAS NOT OVERIAN CANCER?
Doctor :   Ca 125 is significant in people who is already diagnosed with ovarian cancer
User :   OK.
Doctor :   Ultrasound abdomen and CT scan
Doctor :   can be done
User :   DOCTOR HAS PRESCRIBED NOVELON FOR 3 MNTHS & CT WILL BE PERFORMED
User :   AFTER 3 MNTHS
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Fine
User :   DO YOU THINK THE DOCTOR IS RIGHT?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   OK.
User :   DOCTOR WILL CHECK THE CA 125 AGAIN AFTER 3 MONTHS
Doctor :   Yes
User :   THNX, DOCTOR.
Doctor :   Endometriosis can be cured
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   IS IT RECURRENT
Doctor :   Do you mean Endometriosis
User :   YES
Doctor :   It is related to increase estrogen levels in the body
Doctor :   whenever they hike, this can cause few symptoms
User :   CAN NOVELON BE CONTINUED TILL HER MENOPAUSE?
Doctor :   No it needs a review with the Doctor
User :   OK. BYE DOCTOR.
User :   THNX FOR YOUR KIND ADVICE.
Doctor :   to adjust the dose
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