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An_197880 posted:
i just found out i have stage 4 endo. don't want to take anything till after i stop breastfeeding but does anyone know of a medication that works well in treating endo and preventing cysts from returning. i had cysts on both ovaries. i was 5cm. thanks
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Jane Harrison Hohner, RN, RNP responded:
Dear Anon: I am unaware if there is a specific hormonal treatment that works best on endometriomas (blood filled cysts). Usually the medications that treat endo also suppress ovulation and can thus reduce the incidence of "regular" ovarian cysts as well.

Here are a couple of links to information about treatment options for endometriosis:

http://women.webmd.com/endometriosis/endometriosis-treatment-overview

http://endometriosis.org/treatments/


Congrats on breast feeding your baby!!

Yours,
Jane