Endometriosis

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How do you deal with fatigue

How do you deal with fatigue

I'm so tired and no amount of sleep will cure my exhaustion. Coffee and energy drinks aren't helping and I don't know what to do

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

This is one of the reasons that caused me to go in and get checked out.

posted 1 day ago

Has anyone had symptom of protein in urine- high creatinine from endometriosis

Has anyone had symptom of protein in urine- high creatinine from endometriosis

I have high creatinine and low EFGRr and was wondering if it might have anything to due with endo? I am going to another specialist to see if he might find a reason for this. A rheumatologist

The UNSPOKEN truth behind ENDO.. Opiates.

The UNSPOKEN truth behind ENDO.. Opiates.

So many of us deal with pain that would debilitate our lives, if we weren't able to sustain ourselves with some sort of medication to tackle the flair up. But what works the best?

Most of my doctors have put me on Tramadol first and Oxycodone when I explain how Tramadol doesn't do much for my pain. As well as nerve blockers and NSAIDS (Which I limit always to, when needed). HOWEVER, society has a different view on pain medication and I'm wondering if this has made… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

I have tramadol for the pain it's not helping.

posted 21 days ago

Sex Life and Physical Relationship

Sex Life and Physical Relationship

I can count on one hand the times that me and my boyfriend have had sex in the last year- sad I know.
I just had excision surgery back in May and of course I'm terrified of getting back on the horse... seemed like an appropriate analogy. We have tried once since my surgery after waiting long enough and it still hurt but at the time I wasn't on any type of birth control so we had to use a condom and my fun parts have never agreed with most types. I'm thinking that was the main… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

@JenniStander- I had stopped checking this for a while but I'm back.
Sex is a tricky part of a relationship when you have endo.
Some things that help:… read more

posted 26 days ago

Lupron Depot treatment following Laparoscopic treatment for Endometrosis

Lupron Depot treatment following Laparoscopic treatment for Endometrosis

A little over a month ago, I underwent laparoscopic surgery to remove a cyst the size of a grapefruit from my left ovary. During that surgery, I was definitively diagnosed with severe endometrosis, and my doctor removed a number of endometriotic lesions.

--Background--
Prior to having this surgery, I was having severe pain when I ovulated. Excruciating pain that lasted hours, sometimes days, which affected my ability to attend work. My… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

Thanks Shannon! This is helpful information. My doc is one of those specially trained experts, so I feel good about that at least. He's very… read more

posted 6 months ago
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