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Endometriosis & Infertility

An immediate family member of mine is diagnosed with stage 3 endometriosis. She doesn't have any kids yet and would like to persue infertility treatment after the surgery to address her endometriosis. Has anyone had any experience with this situation especially with respect to the surgeon and infertility specialists used. I am looking in particular for any positive or negative experiences and any medical specialists you would recommend. Thank you all for your time and advice. U.

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Radiation for Cancer??

Hey mamas, To make a long story short, about month ago, my then 5 month old nephew had a cancerous tumor removed in his right kidney. They have started chemo and have been doing it for two weeks now. The cancer was a stage three and now they are talking about going through radiation. They aren't sure if the cancer is still there, but for stage three they offer it. Pros of radiation- could get rid of all the cancer. No guarantees. Cons of radiation- could cause infertility, loss of growth in his torso, etc Pros of no radiation- won't...

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Endometriosis and Fertility

My question is does anybody out there have endometriosis, and what has trying to get pregnant been like for you? We have not really tried, but we do not use protection and yet nothing has happened yet. Some of my friends say I should go to a fertility doctor now before we really try and get a work up? I know years ago one of my doctors said that there is no way to tell, for me, if it will be hard or easy. He said I have a lot of scar tissue from the endometriosis, so he said until I try there is no way to tell. Is this true? Just wondering...

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Femara vs Clomid???

I was wanting some info about femara...my dr. put me on clomid, but my folicles were small, a lot of them but no mature ones, and she wants to put me on femara now. Has anyone taken this or heard of it, and has it worked for you? How is it different than clomid and is it supposed to work better? thanks!!!

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