Endo help

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Ladies, been diagnosed with Endo.  Dr wants to laser the affected area.  He also suggested the Mirena coil to stop it coming back.  But I'm not keen on the side affects, I.e. Weight gain, loss libido. Anyone have the laser removal without getting coil fitted and get relief?  Tks

 

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    HI I can only give advice on the other way around. I was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2013 which I had layered off. Then 6 months later I had a coil fitted. And honestly it was the best thing I ever did. All my symptoms were pretty much gone. I also gained no weight or lack of libido. I have just had laparoscopy on the 10th of this month for endo again and a coil swap. I couldn't recommend it enough. X

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      Yea absolutely. Has your doctor not discussed any other treatments with you? Before laser treatment I went in the depo injection to reduce symptoms which unfortunately didn't work and that's why I opted for the laser treatment and coil. Best advice is you do what you think is right for you. As what works for one might not work for others x

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    I had a laparoscopy & hysteroscopy done last Friday for endometriosis. My doctor told me it was severe so I can't say I feel completely better after the procedure but I'm only a week into recovering. We discussed lupron but I've heard HORRIBLE THINGS about it. So we are going to trial and error with birth control which also scares me with side effects. I will say I was on the Mirena before. It was awful. I could feel it and it killed my sex life as my boyfriend at the time could feel it as well even though they cut it back on 3 different occasions. It got embedded into my uterus and I had to have it surgically removed. The side effects for me were awful. The word Mirena itself makes me cringe. I was crazy and definitely put on the weight. My opinion... I would explore all options. I refuse to get an IUD because of my nightmare experience but it could be different for you! Best of luck.

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    I have the coil as well, please just make sure they fit it properly, they kept tell me it would settle, I lasted a month and it was agony. I had contractions trying to get it out but they assured me it was fine. When I had it removed, it came out far too easily, it really shouldn't hurt after a day or two. You're in enough pain to not need more! 

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