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Endometriosis

Also known as Goserilin for Endometriosis, Zoladex for Endometriosis

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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 remove...

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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 go...

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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 passing...

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  • Does Visanne really help to shrink endometriotic cyts and adhesions?

    Hi! I was diagnosed with a 11 cm myoma in July 2017 and had it removed through laparoscopic myomectomy in December 2017. During the operation, my gynecologist discovered I had Stage 1 Endometriosis. She had it fulgrated as well. On my account, I didn't heed her advise to take Qlaira on the following...

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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 painful...

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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 explained...

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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 February,...

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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 large...

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  • Advice - is it endo? Laparoscopy booked but at my wits' end...

    Hi Everyone,  I am really suffering at the moment and despite trawling the Internet, I am not sure what is going on. Anyone who could reply to put my mind at rest would really help me. I feel lost and alone right now. Here's my story, but there's so much to say so if you can help me just...

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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 did...

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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 a...

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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 which...

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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 pelvic...

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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 tried...

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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 ttc...

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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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  • Visanne for Endometriosis

    Hi,everyone, I had open surgery  4 weeks ago for the removal of Scar endometriosis from my Caesarean site, I noticed the pain when my child about to turn to 1 year of age and it is more pain  and its like swelling and mass get bigger overtime during my period. I am currently taking Visanne...

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  • Newly diagnosed

    Hi . Went for a laparoscopy yesterday and was told I have endometriosis and they had to do a scrape of tissue while I was under. I'm in shock at the moment. I've had regular periods, if may be a bit heavy but even my gynecologist said before the surgery that I was unlikely to have it because...

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  • YOUR Endometriosis Story🌸

    Hey Ladies!!🌼 I’m wondering what your symptoms and signs of endometriosis were before and/or after diagnosis and what medications, treatments, and procedures you tried. I’d like to hear your story to offer hope and wisdom for all the women who suffer from this debilitating disease. I’ve had endo...

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  • Rapidly worsening and irregular periods with Endo

    Hi there,  I have had terrible periods my whole life, resulting in a likely Endo diagnosis a year and half ago (runs in family, doctor says extremely likely, but haven’t had laparoscopy to confirm).  For a number of reasons, including a history of extreme negative side effects from every...

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  • Not sure anymore. First time looking on internet

    So I have been having pelvic pain on the right side for white a few years. It has only happened a few times in the beginning about ever 6 months and 2 times it happened right after sex so I always chalked it up to that and never did anything. But just his past December 24 I woke up at 5 in the morning...

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  • Endometriosis? Twitching? Help!

    Okay, so for the past few years I’ve had on and off pelvic pain. The earliest I can remember was before open house of my freshman year in high school (I am seventeen now). The pain was so bad that I couldn’t get up off the floor and all I could do was cry. Since the beginning of this year, my pain has...

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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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  • Endometriosis after a total Hysterectomy

    Hi. I'm looking for some advice as don't know who to speak to. I was admitted into hospital last Thursday for what was possible appendicitis. Anyway the following day I was referred to the Gynae team.. confused as to why. I was told that on 2016 they found a 4mm growth which is now 10mm following...

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  • Partial hysterectomy 1 1/2 years ago and pain again

    I had a partial hysterectomy 1 1/2 years ago and started having pain in my lower abdomen, bowel problems, and back pain and on top of all that I have a period still every month and that’s when I start these symptoms. My surgeon says it’s becsuse I’m ovulating. This pain isn’t normal to me and I don’t...

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  • Endo Belly?

    Hi! I have t been diagnosed with Endo by lap yet- but all signs point to yes. I’ve been experiencing EXTREME bloating- looking like I’m pregnant and it’s so awful - has anyone else experienced this with Endo? Is this common? Any suggestions how to help eliminate this bloating?! Thanks!

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  • Bleeding while on birth control

    Has anyone experienced having periods while on birth control. My last period was some time in February where i stopped taking the pill when i noticed darker discharge which is a sign that my body needs to bleed and my doctor has advised me to stop the pill for a few days in order for the old blood to...

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  • Breastfeeding and Pregnancy Helps Endometriosis Pain Management

    According to the study by Harvard Medical School researchers that breastfeeding mothers are less likely to develop endometriosis and the longer the duration of exclusive breastfeeding, the greater the decrease in risk of endometriosis.Pregnancy cause a pseudo-suppressed state as far as steroid hormone...

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  • My girlfriend might be suffering with Endo?

    Hello I think my girlfriend might be suffering with endometriosis. For a few years she has been clinically depressed and on medication for it. She gets sharp pains in her pelvic area, suffers with IBS, back pain, sleeps a lot and has even been spotting this past week which is why I've booked her...

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  • Prostrap

    In January during a routine operation to remove a cyst and see how damaged my fallopian tube was, they found i have endometriosis. I have since tried contraception to help ease the symptoms. This has had no success. I am seeing my consultant on friday to discuss the next step which is prostrap for a...

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