Endometriosis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • Do you suspect that endometriosis may be the cause of my pelvic pain?
  • Do I need diagnostic laparoscopy? What does this procedure entail?
  • What do the results of the laparoscopy indicate? Do I have endometriosis? Do I have scar tissue?
  • What are my treatment options? Should I take birth control pills or another type of medicine?
  • I’m trying to get pregnant. How does endometriosis affect my ability to conceive?
  • What can we do to improve my ability to conceive?

Source

Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis by C Wellbery, MD (American Family Physician October 15, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/991015ap/1753.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 09/00

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