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TTC Patient Needs Aggressive Approach After Laparoscopy For Endometrioma or "Chocolate Cyst" by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Sat 22 Oct 2011 11:40am Question Hi, I have been trying to conceive since 1 year. I am 29 yrs old,and a professional with busy working schedules. I recently got myself investigated and found that my FSH levels r 7.09 and LH levels 3.0, AMH levels 3.29. I have undergone 2 ovulation induction cycles which showed normal ovulation but I have a tendency towards cys ... Read on »
Woman With Stage 4 Endo Worries About Endometrioma: Will Not Interfere With IVF, Can Be Excised At A Later Date by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Wed 16 Jun 2010 12:00am Question: I am 28 years old & TTC for a while. Diagnosed with stage 4 endo in Dec. 09. I was told to do 6 months of lupron, then another laparascopy from an ob-gyn. I got a second opinion from a fertility doctor in may 09 after not getting pregnant naturally with the assistance of acupuncture and herbs. He said I could do another lap, ... Read on »
Chocolate cysts - how we manage them at Malpani Infertility Clinic by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 9:52pm 2 Comments A chocolate cyst of the ovary ( also known as an endometrioma, endometrioid cyst, or endometrial cyst) is found in some infertile women who have endometriosis . In this disease, the inner lining of the uterus ( called the endometrium ) grows in various abnormal locations within the pelvis . One of the commonest sites this aberrant endometrial ... Read on »
Endometriosis and IVF by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 3:34pm Sorry for the large gap between posts but I actually took some vacation and have been paying for it ever since. Usually it takes at least a week to catch up and handle all the questions that have been raised over the previous week. This torture explains why my vacation schedule is pretty sparse! Once back here at Dominion I was interested ... Read on »
My story: Katie Hogg. by Shireen Hand Posted Sat 19 Jan 2013 2:00am Katie is a beautiful endo sister that I met on Twitter last year. Always trying to support others and find the positive for her endo sisters, I doubt any of us really knew how she was feeling. Here, Katie shares her story with us... It all started in 1985 when, at age 10, my first period arrived. It was nothing particularly memorable. ... Read on »
2 Natural Hair Removal Techniques You Need to Know about by Kodjoworkout Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 4:59pm For anyone who watched the movie “Sex and the City” would remember the quite funny line Samantha used on Miranda to describe Miranda’s overly generous bikini line (and I’m not using the word “generous” in a complimentary way either). For those who have no clue what I’m talking about, below is the excerpt. For those of you l ... Read on »
Question 36. Do I need endometriosis surgery if I am already planning to pursue IVF? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Thu 16 Sep 2010 1:32pm I wish sometimes that medicine was more like engineering. In engineering there are lots of straight lines and right angles. You can usually describe any problem with specific equations and most of the time there is clearly one right answer. Unfortunately, medicine is not engineering. There are some questions that cannot so easily be answered with ... Read on »
42 Year Old TTC With Endometriomas And Low Antral Follicle Count by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Tue 05 Feb 2013 2:11pm Hi Dr. Ramirez, Not sure what to do.  I met the love of my life later in life and we just started trying to conceive, I am 42 years old.  We really want to have a child, but not so sure about donor eggs .  I have never been pregnant or attempted to get pregnant before. Six months ago my AFC=3, FSH=6.3, E2=117.  My results today were AF ... Read on »
Question 34. Does surgery for endometriosis improve pregnancy rates? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Sep 2010 10:42am Where does all the time go? Seems like just yesterday that I was writing the last post before I went on vacation and now I realize that a whole month has passed. You may have wondered "where is Dr. Gordon?" "Why hasn't he posted a new blog that will make our day a little brighter and put a little more zip in our step?" "Why do the 6 of us keep ... Read on »
South African Doctor Creates Anti-Rape Condom with Teeth – Surgical Removal Required by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 11:50pm According to the article, it does not break the skin, but it is there and at the bottom of this post there’s a link to You Tube to show how it works.  I try and keep things non offensive here, so you can use the link and see more details on how it works.  An added plus here too is the fact that it could save women the chance of contracting a s ... Read on »