Everyone has experienced physical pain at least once in their life, it doesn’t always feel good, but knowing how to manage it can make all the difference. Unfortunately, the challenging […]Read more »
Is it possible to have endometriosis if you’re not sexually active? Is it safe to take birth control pills for endometriosis, if I am not sexually active?Updated 29 June 2021 under Ask Us.
Endometriosis can affect any young woman, regardless of whether or not they are sexually active. Unfortunately, researchers aren’t sure what causes endometriosis, although we do know it’s more common in […]Read more »
El tratamiento hormonal combinado es muy eficaz para el tratamiento de la endometriosis. El tratamiento hormonal no “cura” la endometriosis, pero puede ayudar a controlar el dolor al detener los […]Read more »
While it is normal for some girls to have cramps during the first few days of their period, “very painful periods” are not. If your pain prevents you from going […]Read more »
It’s common for many girls to have mild pain with their periods a couple of days each month because the uterus tightens and relaxes to move the blood out. Some […]Read more »
How do I know when to go to the ER when having period cramps? My lower back and legs are in pain, and my entire pelvic area is throbbing in pain. I can barely stand up.Updated 23 August 2016 under Ask Us.
It is normal to have mild cramps or no cramps during your period but it is not normal to have the pain that you describe. Cramps should not limit your […]Read more »
Nafarelin acetate is the generic name for “Synarel,” a medicine that is used to treat endometriosis. It is a type of gonatropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH agonist) medicine. GnRH agonist medicines […]Read more »
I took the Quiz on your page to find out if I have endometriosis and it came back that I have “one or more of the symptoms that can be caused by problems such as endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or lactose intolerance, or a sexually transmitted infection (STI).” I have no idea what to do because I’m on vacation right now. Can you help?Updated 20 August 2015 under Ask Us.
The first thing you should do is tell a parent or guardian that you have been having painful periods/and or pain. Mention that you took a quiz about pelvic pain and […]Read more »