Tag Archives: endometriosis diagnosis

Is it necessary to always diagnose endometriosis with laparoscopy?

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  Endometriosis is very common, and certainly under-diagnosed, in reproductive age women.  Endometriosis is known to cause two major problems: infertility and progressive pelvic pain (often with gastrointestinal problems like constipation and/or diarrhea and urinary problems like sharp subrapubic pain … Continue reading

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Can testing blood, urine, or other tissues diagnose endometriosis?

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  Medical research involving endometriosis has attempted to identify markers in women, including but not limited to tissue and blood components, that can be objectively and accurately measured and that can reliably identify the presence of endometriosis.  This type of … Continue reading

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Can ultrasound and MRI help diagnose endometriosis?

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  Pelvic endometriosis usually forms as superficial implants on the surface of the peritoneum (a thin lining or membrane that covers most of the organs within the pelvis and abdomen).  These superficial implants generally discolor this lining (the peritoneum) but … Continue reading

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Can the physical examination identify endometriosis?

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A thorough history of physical examination can usually provide enough baseline clinical information for an experienced clinician to formulate an initial assessment.  The physician’s level of knowledge and experience, along with this clinical data, provide the foundation for an accurate … Continue reading

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Do I have endometriosis?

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  Endometriosis can cause a woman to have pelvic pain that initially is most intense during the menstrual flow and progresses over time to become increasingly severe and extend throughout the entire monthly cycle.  Women with any stage of endometriosis … Continue reading

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Guidelines for the management of endometriosis

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  I (Eric Daiter, MD) usually find research results involving endometriosis to be very interesting, although I also often find them to be potentially misleading.  This is probably due to tremendous differences in how physicians diagnose and treat endometriosis.   … Continue reading

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Dr. Eric Daiter review: laparoscopy for severe endometriosis

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Hi, my name is Ruth and I was referred to Dr. Daiter by my family doctor.  The reason I was referred to Dr. Daiter is because I suffer from a condition called “endometriosis.”  So I asked my family doctor to … Continue reading

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Monica reviews Dr. Eric Daiter after laparoscopy for endometriosis

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Hi, my name is Monica.  My name is Vikas.  And this is Nirvan. I first went to Dr. Daiter when we started wanting to have a child.  We were trying for about two years, I was starting to experience trouble … Continue reading

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A longterm endometriosis patient reviews Dr. Eric Daiter – Susan

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  Hi my name is Susan and I first met Dr. Daiter in 1998 when I was not married.  I was 31 years old and I knew I always wanted to have children.  I was having some difficulty with my … Continue reading

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Laparoscopy for the diagnosis of endometriosis

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Laparoscopy for Diagnosis of Endometriosis While some women who have endometriosis can remain asymptomatic, the reality is that a higher percentage of individuals will begin to notice nagging discomfort and pain that worsens over time, as uterine cells continue their … Continue reading

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