Written By: Christine Foley, MD on May 10, 2022
Other common symptoms include:
If the pain does not improve, a doctor may recommend a hormonal medication to help relieve symptoms. Hormonal options include:
Partner with your provider to review the risks and benefits of each method and to understand which options are best for you.
Typically, this surgery is performed through a minimally invasive approach (either laparoscopic or robotic) and does not require an overnight hospital stay. Surgery for endometriosis can be very difficult due to the scarring endometriosis causes. Consult with your provider to ensure your surgeon is experienced with endometriosis surgery.
The goal of an expert endometriosis surgeon is to educate our patients using evidence-based research and patient-reported outcomes to give our patients the best quality of care. We want to be your partner in making surgical decisions to improve your quality of life. Our experts will help guide you through the operative experience, from the initial consultation to recovery. Using an interdisciplinary team, we treat the most refractory and complex cases. Our priority is respecting your choices regarding ovarian and uterine conservation.
Partner with your healthcare provider to determine if you suffer from endometriosis.
Disclaimer: While I am a doctor, I am not your doctor. The content in this blog is for informational and educational purposes only and should not serve as medical advice, consultation, or diagnosis. If you have a medical concern, please consult your healthcare provider, or seek immediate medical treatment.
Written by Christine Foley, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist and
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS surgeon),
Women & Infants Hospital
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