Endometriosis - Treatment Strategies
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In the previous Podcast, we spoke about "Endometriosis - Introduction and Diagnosis" which is the first step towards identifying the problem, understand its finer nuances and making a diagnosis of the disease.

In this Podcast Dr Apoorva Pallam Reddy and I are addressing the various treatment strategies available. The two most common problems that patients with Endometriosis present with are:

  1. Pain and 
  2. Infertility

The subject of Infertility will be dealt with in the next Podcast.

Dr Apoorva Pallam Reddy is a Gynaecologist, IVF specialist, Laparoscopic surgeon and Aesthetic Gynaecologist from Bangalore. She is the Editor of several books, author of innumerable Chapters on Gynaecology and Infertility which serves as a teaching reference for budding young Gynaecologists. She is on the Editorial Board of Journals where other researchers send articles to get their work published. You can know moe about her by visiting

http://www.drapoorvapallam.com and https://www.instagram.com/drapoorvapallamreddy.

The issues to be discussed in this Podcast are:

  • How to differentiate between normal pain during periods that a lot of women experience as different from pain in endometriosis.
  • What kind of medicines are available to manage this pain?
  • Is there some mild pain killers that are available for women for over the counter pain relief during periods?
  • What is MIRENA and how does it help?
  • What is the role of surgery in Endometriosis?
  • Is there a possibility that endometriosis can come back after treatment?
  • Does endometriosis go away after pregnancy?
  • Is endometriosis hereditary?
  • Does endometriosis cause cancer?

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