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can post-menopausal woman have endometriosis problems?

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can a post-menopausal woman still have problems with endometriosis? what type of doctor should I see to get correct treatment?

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replied November 4th, 2011
Endometriosis Answer A28151

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Endometriosis in postmenopausal women does occur and has been described as an aggressive form of this disease characterized by complete progesterone resistance. In post menopausal women it presents with metrorrhagia, fixed and enlarged uterus raising the suspicion of endometrial cancer or a pelvic mass.

You should consult a gynecologist and get it evaluated.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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