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A little background on myself got my period at the age of 12 at 17 years old I would get severe stomach aches and would go several days even weeks without a bowel movement. My parents took me to GI doctors who informed I had IBS as the years went on saw several family doctors and GIs they told me the same thing. I have had a few colonoscopies and endoscopies as well. Nothing ever resulted. Few times even went to the ER for blood in my stool and just severe pain. They would say eat healthier, exercise more and take Miralax or this medication or that. I did everything nothing ever worked!
Forward a couple years my husband and I decided after being married for a few years let's try to have kids. After four years of trying and still being miserable with stomach aches and terrible periods. I started seeing an OBGYN told her my symptoms and that we were trying to get pregnant. She gave me a couple suggestions and they didn't work. She referred us to a Reproductive Specialist and when I sat down with her and listed my symptoms she looked me square in the face and said I bet you have endometriosis but I won't know for sure unless we do surgery! So we scheduled surgery after about 2.5-3 hrs in surgery I was diagnosed with stage 2 borderline stage 3 endometriosis. After surgery I felt amazing no stomach aches I was able to go to the bathroom felt like a million bucks. Then we got pregnant a month after surgery which was amazing ( since I was told we had less than a 5% chance) no issues at all during my pregnancy! Still feeling like a million bucks. Had our little girl in October of 2016 and a couple months later the period was back and with a vengeance! It is so bad I have it now for about 2 weeks at a time I'm so tired irritable in pain and bleed so much I almost get sick. Last period I was playing with my daughter stood up and seriously felt like I wet myself so go into the bathroom blood soaked underwear and the toilet had so much blood I didn't know what to do.
I don't know if it is too soon to have another laparoscopy done to help since I had to have an emergency c section in October or what to do? I have read about ladies being diagnosed with endometrial cancer not sure what to do. Any insight would be wonderful!
Ps I no longer live relatively close to my doctor who diagnosed me we moved back closer to family once we found out we were expecting!!
Thank you jenni
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