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SilverMoon05

308d

I having a pelvic exam to see if I have endo and I'm super nervous, is this worth having done when i am not sure if what I'm experiance is endo?

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    • Mayflower22

      305d

      The exam unfortunately seems to be a standard in the diagnosis journey. The only way to diagnose is through surgery. I had the surgery and was diagnosed in February. I had several exams and ultrasounds but they unfortunately just can't see endo. It does rule out anything else which is good.

    • Mayflower22

      305d

      The exam unfortunately seems to be a standard in the diagnosis journey. The only way to diagnose is through surgery. I had the surgery and was diagnosed in February. I had several exams and ultrasounds but they unfortunately just can't see endo. It does rule out anything else which is good.

    • RainbowNarwhal

      307d

      The pelvic exam can help rule out other things, but absolutely will not tell you if you have endo. Neither will an ultrasound, unfortunately. My obgyn lead me to believe that not seeing something on my ultrasound meant I probably didn't have endo, but surgery is currently the only way to diagnose it.

    • 100Percent_K

      308d

      Honestly? Pelvic exam has no relationship to a diagnosis, so if there’s no other reason for it being done then it’s kind of useless. Only dx for endo is surgical with pathology confirmation

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Yes, it is worth having a pelvic exam done if you are experiencing symptoms that could be related to endometriosis. It is important to consult with your doctor and discuss your concerns, as they can help determine the best course of action for diagnosis and treatment.

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