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Unread 04-24-2003, 12:17 PM
questions about scar tissue ?

what is scar tissue called when it keeps coming back in the area around where the uterus,ovaries,and such is it what is called endotriomosis ?or something else. also does estrogen make it come back faster ? is there anything that will help it not to? sorry about all the ?'s but I already had surgery on 8-5-02 to remove all the scar tissue and the ovaries that was inclosed by it any ideas or advice I would be very happy to hear it . thanks for reading is
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Unread 04-24-2003, 04:32 PM
questions about scar tissue ?

Hi Rosezella I think maybe you are referring to endometriosis? Estrogen can make it grow... which makes it tough for us surgically menopaused ladies because we need estrogen to help with our menopausal symptoms. Progestogens (which include natural progesterone and the synthetic progestins) can keep it from growing. So, if you had endometriosis, your DR may want to either have you not use any HRT for a little while, or use some kind of HRT that combines estrogen and progesterone or a progestin. Birth control pills are sometimes used for that purpose.

I hope this helps!
s,
-Linda
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