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What are the chances of conceiving after being diagnosed with adenomyosis?

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The chances of conceiving after being diagnosed with adenomyosis are probably less than usual, according to HowStuffWorks. Women who do conceive while suffering from adenomyosis are at higher risk of losing the pregnancy or suffering pregnancy complications such as premature labor.

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Medical experts still aren't sure what causes adenomyosis, says HowStuffWorks. The condition tends to affect women who have already given birth and are near the end of their childbearing years.

As of 2015, there is an operation that spares the uterus of a woman with adenomyosis, says the Infertility Center of St. Louis. A tourniquet is placed around the uterus, the abnormal tissue is removed, and the muscles of the uterus are repaired in a way to prevent rupture.

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