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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my questio is : Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   what is the endometriosis
User :   ?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
Doctor :   The uterus is lined with a layer of tissue called the endometrium. Endometrial tissue normally grows only inside the uterus (womb), but sometimes it grows outside the uterus - commonly in the reproductive organs (ovaries, fallopian tubes) or on the intestines, rectum or bladder. This condition is called endometriosis.
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User :   30 years, femal,Relationshipmgr,,married
Doctor :   k
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User :   and is it effect pregnency?
User :   does it effect pregnency?
Doctor :   it will result in difficult becoming pregnant
User :   what is the solutions?
Doctor :   Although no certain cure exists, the two main forms of treatment for endometriosis are drug therapy and surgery.
Doctor :   if u wish to become pregnant
Doctor :   Laparoscopic surgery can almost double the chance of pregnancy and a live birth for women with mild endometriosis compared with not having the surgery.
User :   i think they iron the tissues through surgery!!! right?
Doctor :   yes
User :   and after medication and surgery, what is the percentage of getting pregnent?
Doctor :   there are medical line of treament as well
Doctor :   it avries
Doctor :   varies
Doctor :   Following surgery, rates of pregnancy for women with mild endometriosis as their only fertility problem range from 81 to 84 per cent, depending on the techniques used.
Doctor :   Those with moderate or severe endometriosis, including damage to the ovaries, have a 36 to 66 per cent chance of conceiving after surgery.
Doctor :   Pregnancy rates are highest within a year of surgery, since endometriosis commonly recurs in spite of the operation.
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User :   thank you Dr, have a nice day
Doctor :   ur welcome
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