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Should I let my doctor know if I'm trying to conceive while being treated for endometriosis?

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Yes, because some standard treatments for endometriosis can either prevent pregnancy or, in the case of the hormone Danocrine, cause serious birth defects. Make sure your doctor knows that you are trying to conceive if you're being treated for endometriosis.

From: Endometriosis and Fallopian Tube Problems WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC. American Society for Reproductive Medicine web site. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. WebMD Fertility Center web site. 


Human Reproduction Update, July-August 2002. The Infertility Workupand Understanding Treatment Options, RESOLVE online. The Merck Manual, Seventeenth Edition, 2000. The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services,
Endometriosis, September 2002.



Reviewed by Nivin Todd on October 17, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals, LLC. American Society for Reproductive Medicine web site. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site. WebMD Fertility Center web site. 


Human Reproduction Update, July-August 2002. The Infertility Workupand Understanding Treatment Options, RESOLVE online. The Merck Manual, Seventeenth Edition, 2000. The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services,
Endometriosis, September 2002.



Reviewed by Nivin Todd on October 17, 2018

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