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    All Endo, PCOS, Adeno, Hysto's, Pelvic Pain this is the link to our new Exchange. It will take some time to get everything re-entered...but WELCOME ALL!!!
    stage 4 endo
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    eskaymywienerdog posted:
    was just told today that I have stage 4 endo. I was wondering if someone can explain what the stage 4 means?
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    brandib01 responded:
    endo is classified by the number of adhesions, endometriomas and scar tissue one has.

    so in essence the more they find the higher the stage.. stage 4 is like the highest class.
    i am stage 4 which was decided at my last surgery i had adhesions on my bowel bladder interstines. about 7 cysts and 2 endometriomas. my ovaries were fused to other organs as well as part of my intestine was pulled up and fused into my culdesac area.

    the stages don't run off the amount of pain you are i. some women can have 1 small adhesion and be in debilitating pain and some can be riddled with it and enver even know.
    Brandi 28dx'ed.endo lap 09'


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