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Endometriosis

Also known as Goserilin for Endometriosis, Zoladex for Endometriosis

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  • Deciphering Laparoscopy results

    I had a lap yesterday to remove an endometrioma and also “check out” for the first time whether I have endometriosis. The results state that the endo is moderate to severe in my Pod (??), both ovaries are stuck down, left very densely with overlying bowel, deeply erosive peritoneal pocket in pod …

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  • Really need advice - does this sound like Endometriosis?

    I’m 40 and for the past 2 years my periods have been getting more frequent and painful. My cramps have always been severe but they’re getting so bad that Advil doesn’t touch the pain anymore. I’ve never had kids and my hormones all checked out as normal, but I’m getting my period every 17-18 days. …

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  • Please... I need some advice

    Long story short. I’m 26. Officially diagnosed via laparoscopy a year ago. Had the Mirena fitted. I had 3 injections of prostap last year and 3 this year (personally for me it was amazing) I went to see pain management who gave me a 3 stage plan of drugs co-codamol 8/500, zapain 30/500, gabapentin 3 …

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  • Fibroids, endometriosis, PCOS, hormonal imbalance?

    Has anyone had experience with the following and if yes, what did teh diagnosis end up being?  Started bleeding between periods, like my period never goes away, and mid-cycle, right around where I am supposed to ovulate, bleeding like a mini period, soaking a pad or two or at least a liner. …

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  • Endovan

    Hi has anyone tried these tablets?...It should help with Endo. I had a surgery back in November, 2017 did 6 months of Lupron and let me tell you those Hot Flashes did a number on my ass...."Whew chile". I lost an ovary....sigh. however I've recovered well and I wanted to know what can …

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  • Can’t figute out this pain...ENDO? Fibroids? Cysts?

    For a few years now, and more recently the past 2 years (I am 35 no kids- not on BC) I have been having pain- left side pelvis only- radiating down my leg. I’d describe it as a pulling sensation- that sometimes becomes pretty unbearable. This pain persists constantly- not only around periods. Gyno …

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  • Endometriosis

    How can I have Endometriosis when I have not been of childbearing years since 2005? Doctor has me scheduled for a biopsy. She also stated that I do not have cancer. What is the purpose of the surgical procedure?

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  • Possible Endo Patient

    Hi, I am knew to this thing. I have been doing a lot of research and believe I have endometriosis. I saw my gyno today who also believes I have it, too. I had birth control before for a few years, I was taking Sprintec. My mom read all this information about it having risks of strokes and got …

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  • Can Endometriosis cause sciatic pain?

    I have always had painful periods. I was treated with birth control for years and that seemed to keep it at bay. For the past year my husband and I have been trying to conceive with no avail. My periods are now debilitating. Abdominal pain that wake me in the night screaming. Fatigue and back pain. …

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  • Could it be endo??

    Hello, I know the internet isn’t a place to get diagnosed, but I’m at my wits end. I’ve had horrible periods for years now, and it’s really starting to take a toll on me. My period started out fine, I didn’t have cramps but it did however last an entire two weeks my first time. But a year or so …

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  • Endometrosis ?

    Hi I have severe period pain and pain during and after intercourse. My gyn did an ultrasound and suspected I had endometriosis (no cysts or anything abnormal were found), he told me to take birth control back to back for three months and see if this improves the pain first but it hasn’t at all and …

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  • Possible endometriosis symptoms or something else?

    I am following up with an endo specialist in Sep. and will hopefully have some answers (no formal diagnosis at this time) but I have some questions about symptoms that I feel people diagnosed with endo would be best able to answer. My primary question is regarding pain. While I do understand pain …

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  • Hot Flashes and Other Symptoms

    I’ve been diagnosed with endometriosis for about a year and a half. I’m 18 now. Lately I’ve been noticing some strange symptoms that I think may be related to endometriosis. I have had very bad hot flashes during my period and a lot of dizziness and nausea. My period was almost 2 weeks late and I …

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  • Diagnosed with ENDO but no symptoms

    Hi all! I'm 24, about 2 yrs ago my doc operated and removed the cyst (that was NOT bothering me) and while operating also found that i had stage 3 endo. 2 years before that i had a VERY painful cyst but it went away on it's own. HOWEVER, I have NEVER had any endo symptoms. My periods …

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  • Upcoming Laproscopic Cystectomy

    Hi all. I’m 22 about to have my first surgery. I’m having a laproscopic cystectomy. I have a 10cm cyst next to my ovary the dr believes is endometriosis. I have extreme pain constantly and even worse on my period. I’ve gone through about 6 different pain medications and finally the drs want to …

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  • Cyst that turned into removal of right ovary

    In May I had a MRI done on my back when a cyst was found on my right ovary within a month my doctors had another MRI done and ultrasound turns out there was a 12cm cyst on my right ovary my doctor order a CA125 blood test and referred me over to a GY surgeon a Friday I began to get really bad pains …

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  • 4 weeks post op

    Hi . Just looking for anyone else's experiences. I'm 4 weeks after a laparoscopy. I've had a nightmare with it. Belly button incision became infected, spent a night in hospital, they did a ct scan and blood tests and all came back clear. I've had to do 2 courses of antibiotics and …

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  • After life threatening cyst rupture- I suspect I have endometriosis

    I’ve have very painful periods since age at. I’m currently 27. In December my partner and I was having intercourse and I started having horrible pain. I couldn’t sit, couldn’t move, and couldn’t walk for almost 2 hours. I eventually managed to make it around the house. About 8 hours later I started …

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  • Endometriosis Diagnosis Struggle and coming to terms with it

    I am 19 with a 7month old baby and struggling with getting doctors to pay attention to me and not just send me out of the hospital again and again. I think they assume I'm just a young drug seeking girl but I don't even want their drugs I want tests and answers. I have always had extremely …

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  • Visanne (dienogest)-progesterone

    Hi everyone I had a laproscopy 4 weeks ago to remove an 8 cm complex cyst on one ovary and a very small cyst on the other ovary but I also had grade 3 endometriosis everywhere which was also removed. Today, my specialist gave me a prescription for Visanne (2mg progesterone only pill) as he …

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  • Could I have endometriosis??

    Hi all. When I first started having a period at 11 years old, it was very irregular. I could never predict when my period would come and they were always ridiculously heavy. So, my pediatrician immediately put me on birth control. I’m nearly 20 now so I’ve been on bc close to 9 years. Back in …

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  • Do I have Endometriosis- my symptoms

    Hello everyone. I am definitely seeking help at this moment for I am so fed up with feeling this way. I got my period when I was 11 and never noticed anything odd until a few months after. My cramps were just terrible and my flow became extremely heavy. So heavy to the point where Id have a very …

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  • Advice for coping with side effects of endo meds

    Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice about my endo. Since I was 12 I have been having trouble with endo (I tried 6 versions of the pill but none worked) and at the start of last year I had a 5 hour surgery to remove the endo and a mirena put in. I found the mirena …

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  • Mirena IUD and Endometriosis

    Hi All, I have had a Mirena IUD for 2 years now after being diagnosed with endometriosis. After 6 months with the mirena, I no longer had a period, mainly spotting. For the last 9 months, I have had very noticeable ovulation (egg white discharge, sore breasts, pelvic pain and vaginal swelling) and …

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  • Enough is enough... I can’t do this no more.. ADVICE please!

    ENDOMETRIOSIS, ADENOYMIOSIS, IC..... I am day 9 of a flare up. I had excision in August and buy October I was sympathetic again. They gave me another 3 injections of prostap (Lupron) which really helped. My last injection was mid April. I am really suffering right now. I have so much pressure …

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  • Endo is back

    Hi,  I had endo 6 years ago and a lap to clean it out and remove my left ovary. I’ve been fine since and now all of a sudden I’m having pain again, stabbing, cramping pains. My dr did an ultrasound which didn’t show anything. She said based on my history of endo and the  pain during the …

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  • Mirena for ovarian cyst and endometriosis?

    Has anyone gotten this IUD to prevent cysts and Endo? I got my right ovary removed two weeks ago but during the pre op appt she said I would still have to be on some type of hormonal birth control to prevent cysts on the good ovary and to keep the little Endo I have under control or the IUD...I …

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  • Endometriosis felt during pap?

    I went to my gyn yesterday to see about getting diagnosed with endometriosis. She did a pap and could feel endometriosis and nodules. Does that mean I have stage 5? I thought it could only be found doing a lap so I was pretty surprised and didn't ask a lot of questions. My gyn says I can keep …

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  • Merina coil and Endometriosis

    Hi everyone, I've suffered with endo for over 25 years, I've been to see the gyne cons today with a hope of having a hysterectomy, but to no avail. Been told by the cons to try the coil....... has anyone else tried the coil and did it help?? Thank you in advance Karen xx

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