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  • Suspect Endometriosis but I'm not sure. Help!

    Hello ladies! I am new to this forum and I am so glad I've found it. I've already read a bunch of different posts and I'm learning so much!  I come from a long line of women with gynecological issues. My mom had uterine fibroids and only one working ovary, her mother had fibroids, and...

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  • Ovarian Cysts, Constant Pain 6 Months

    Hi everyone, I just created an account to make this post because I am so frustrated and confused on what to do. I have been having sharp stabbing pelvic pain since August. An ultrasound in August showed a small cyst on my left ovary, but I was told that it was "resolving" and my...

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  • Sudden onset endometriosis

    I was diagnosed with endometriosis about a year and a half ago when I had to have an ovarian cyst surgically removed. Apparently it was so bad my doctor could not believe I had always had regular periods with little to no pain. That was when I was 29. I'm 31 now and despite being on continuous birth...

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  • My story - looking for support.

    In November 2016, I began after my period experiencing pain that had crippled me. I've never had any real health issues so I was shocked by the agony. I could barely make it to the bathroom. The extreme paid was mostly at my left side where my ribs are. I thought it was possibly my spleen. I put...

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  • c ant wrap my mind around the idea.....

    ever since I can remember I've been in pain in some way, but always been to scared to find out why. I'm not very far into this journey to finding answers, I have not yet seen a specialist or been officially diagnosed.... but for the first time in my whole life yesturday I watched video after...

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  • Mini pill

    Anyone take mini pill to help with endo symtoms would like your advice if what pill to try 

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  • Spotting and period pain with birth control

    Hi, i have been on birth control pill for more than a year now and recently i started bleeding again so after a few days i decided to stop the pill to allow for a normal period but it has not been smooth as the bleeding comes in clots and im in some pain and discomfort now. Is this usual? My next checkup...

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  • endometriosis after total hysterectomy :(

    hi everyone, i had a total hysterectomy in june 2010 due to endometriosis. i was put on climavil hrt patches after which caused headaches and pains and i was then changed to livial approx a year ago but for the last 2 to 3 months i have started to experience the abdom pains, back pains, leg aches, exhaustion,...

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  • Severe pain then spotting...could it be the Mirena??

    I’m 19 years old and have just recently been diagnosed with endometriosis after having a laparoscopy which showed a lot of it around, well everywhere. I also had the Mirena fitted because they said it could help the pain! I’m currently waiting for my next op to get the endometriosis removed but in ALOT...

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  • Pelvic pain when using the toilet, could it be endometriosis?

    Hi everyone, I'm on the contraceptive pill (have been now for 10 years), I've never really suffered with period pains and for the last 3-4 years my periods have changed from medium flow for 5 ish days to very light flow for 1-2 days (the doctor reassured me this was just the pill and was normal...

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  • Blood coming out of both ends!!!!!!!

    When I went to the bathroom this morning (#2), I wiped and I saw some light red blood on my tissue. When I went to the bathroom later (#1), I wiped and saw a light pink stain on the tissue. I am not on my period nor supposed to be on it. 

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  • Does the Mirena Coil help with Endometriosis?

    Last week at my Gynae appointment, where I had a cervical polyp removed, I was offered the Mirena coil for Endometriosis. I'm struggling to make a decision. If it would help with the pain I would love to have it. However, I am very anxious about having it placed in my uterus. I had a coil fitted...

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  • When is the right time to reveal endometriosis to guy friend?

    This is probably unrelated to the purpose of this forum but because this disease affects fertility and one of the first things people would read online is about fertility issues and painful sex, i am sometimes quite confused about when I should tell a guy i am dating or in a close relationship with about...

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  • Endometriosis do you also have upper abdominal pain ?

    I have had abdominal pain for 2 months now both upper and lower. I have had every test possible even with my gi doc. I have had ct with contrast ct without upper gi endoscopy, MRI with contrast bloodwork all comes back normal. I finally go to my gyno because the one thing that did show up was cysts and...

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  • Endometriosis... Need help...!!

    Hi, I'm 26 years old, married since 1.5 years. I have endometriotic cyst. Trying to get pregnant. Last month I had a severe pain in my left lower abdomen, and I consulted my gynecologist. Then I was under gone an ultrasound scanning. The result was  "3.4 CMS isoechoic changes in the...

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  • What are the best questions to ask before my Laproscopic Surgery?

    I’m having surgery Wednesday the 24th to hopefully diagnose and treat suspected endometriosis.  I have a pre-op with my gynecologist Tuesday.  I’m a bit apprehensive about the surgery, I had originally planned to have a consultation with a endometriosis Specialist two hours north of where...

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  • Endo pain

    So after years of symptoms and pain, my doctor suggested that I may have endometriosis, back in August 2017.  She started me on the combined pill and symptoms eased a lot but the past 6 weeks it’s starts again.  These pains are awful and I can’t move. Like someone is stabbing up my vagina,...

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  • Frustrated!

    I have posted before...about lower left side abdominal pain that feels like someone is pulling inside my pelvis- similar symptoms after a bowl movement and that urgency to urinate. I can go a month or more with nothing and then 2 weeks of excruciating pain. Today I had a colonoscopy - and that came out...

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  • Pelvic ache , could it be endometriosis?

    Hi Ladies, seeing if anyone can answer questions. I have been getting a low pelvic ache about 2-5 days before period and 2 days after, periods are pretty normal but sometimes get a left side pain during periods or around ovulation. Could anyone with endometriosis tell me if they constant pelvic aches...

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  • Should I take birth control pill if I don't have any symptoms?

    Hi all, I had an emergency surgery in 1996, when one of the cyst burst. Then I was on marvelon birth control pill for about 10 year. I stopped it around 2007. Since then, my period pain was very acceptable, till now, with proper exercise and diet, the pain during period is very minimum now, only a bit...

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  • Endometriosis

    What are the symtoms for this if it’s bad and is it life threatening disease and anyone been on the mini pill and it’s heloed with pain 

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  • Is it endometriosis? People around me think I'm overreacting.

    Hello! I'm new to this forum and I was looking for some opinions on whether or not my symptoms could be endometriosis-related. I have an appointment with an OBGYN on Wednesday, but I'm such an anxious person that I wanted to do some more investigating to make myself feel a little less crazy about...

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  • Endo, IBS or something else?

    For as long as I can remember I've had painful periods. I had a child 8 years ago vaginal delivery and since then it's just gotten worse. I really like options please as I'm torn between endo and IBS?! Constant niggly period style pains all day everyday. Never horrific enough to stop me...

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  • Pcos and possible endo

    I'm currently waiting to see my gynaecologist again regarding diagnosing endometriosis and a possible laparoscopy ( I have most of the symptoms and am convinced it's this as is my dr), my gynaecologist sent me for a pelvic scan first which I had yesterday. I was told my ovaries are polycystic...

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  • Endo or ibs

    Does endo cause discomfort in one place just below belly button don’t havevheavy periods they have become irregular was a week early last month but could be cause I’m stressed  I had a colonoscopy was normal 

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  • Pain during sex

    I have recently been through surgery for endometriosis and have also started hormonal treatment. But I still have a lot of pain during sex, which is destroying my relationship. The hormonal treatment doesn't help, and even if it did, it totally destroys my emotional physical interest in sex. I really...

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  • Endo and bladder botox

    I have endo on my bladder and have been having problems with OAB. I have tried medications, an InterStim implant and now my doctor wants to do botox injections in my bladder. Have any of you tried it? Pros/cons. Any information would be appreciated. TIA

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  • Endo support ad on US primetime tv!!!

    I don't watch a lot of tv and usually turn off sound on ads, but this was so true life: woman in exam room with doc, doc asks good questions about pain during period, pain between periods, pain during sex; woman keeps answering no til her alter ego shows up ,,, finally she speaks up & says it's...

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  • Pregnant and tearing pain?

    Sorry if this is long but I need some advice...  one week before my period was due, when I passed a bowel motion I would have extreme period like pains to the point of collapsing. I’m now 5 weeks pregnant and every single time I pass bowel motion I am in agony. For two nights in a row I had been...

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