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How Long Did It Take You To Recover From Laparoscopic Surgery?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

My doctor put on my form that I only need to take one day off for the surgery and then the next day from work. Does that seem right?? I know I shouldn’t believe everything I read on the Internet or see on TikTok, but so many people have said that it took them at least a week to start moving around normally again.

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

I was doing pretty well after surgery, walking, eating etc, but you can’t lift anything and have to limit what you do. I would definitely take more than a day but every person is different. I had a… read more

Advice Please?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hiya,

Could you please give me your honest advice/thoughts? Currently at the end of my tether and don't know who else to turn to.

Since I was 14 (now almost 26) I have seen various different doctors and a gynaecologist being told all sorts of different things but all of them have said they suspect I have endometriosis. With my current doctor she is the best one I have seen to date and is really clued up on the disease and says she is 100% sure I have it and all my symptoms match, there's… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

Thanks ladies for your help. I have an appointment on Saturday morning with a different doctor and I'm going to request a referral to a gynae.

How Were You Examined To Find Out Whether Or Not You Have Endo ?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I was just wondering how everyone was examined to see whether or not you have endo?

Because How can you have a Pap smear or vaginal exam if it's so unbearably painful for you ? I went to a gyno and they kept saying the only way to tell was through that kind of exam . Is that true ? Is there a way that they can do an ultrasound to find the lesions ? Can they put you to sleep during your vaginal exam ? Because it caused me so much pain to the point of almost passing out......

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

A blood test is being developed outside that US, that will hopefully bring a less invasive option to testing for Endo
Fingers crossed it comes soon- these laparoscopic surgery inst always the best… read more

Should I Push For A Laproscopy?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I'm seeing my second obgyn after a strong of bad doctors, she told me my history sounds like endometriosis and there's a cyst with debris on my ultrasound results. She's put me on visanne and now I'm just adjusting to the hormones, I don't get my period anymore which helps a lot. I go for a follow up ultrasound in a month, she says if the cyst disappears because of the visanne she's 100% confident it's Endo even without the surgery to confirm.

I've been on a mission to determine what's wrong… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

Had a laparascopy done 2017 October and there was no relief at all. I'm on visanne pills now, and I feel so much better

I Had A Hysteroscopy And A Laproscopy Over A Week Ago And I Am Still Struggling With Pain In My Lower Back And Legs. Is This Normal?
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I was diagnosed with endo stage 4 and was hoping on getting some insight as to why I have leg pain and why my healing is taking so long

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I haven’t had a hysterectomy but Laproscopy yesss and two weeks before my lap I had emergency surgery..my story is crazy how fast & unpredictable Endo is.. say I think the problem is is that people… read more

How Did You Get Diagnosed? My Ultrasound Came Back “normal” And My Doctor Keeps Pushing Birth Control. I Know It’s More Though.
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Also recommend getting different opinions. I've been to about 8 OBGYNs since 2016 before one finally brought up endometriosis. I wasn't diagnosed with a laparoscopy, but she considered all my… read more

Why Would A Pelvic Mass Found During A Bimanual Exam Not Be Found On An Ultrasound And CT?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

My gynecologist told me that she felt a pelvic mass on a bimanual exam that suggested to her that I might have an endometrioma or more on the other side of my vaginal cuff. She also noted a polyp on the vaginal side of the cuff that might be endometriosis. Why would a transvaginal ultrasound and a CT scan find absolutely nothing, when I was in so much pain that I needed hydromorphone in the ER to control it?

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

Sorry you are still experiencing pain after all you’ve been through, it feels hopeless at times. Maybe the doctor who did your pelvic exam was incorrect….or maybe you have a lesion where they can’t… read more

Has Anyone Else Had A Hard Time Being Diagnosed?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have almost every symptom of endometriosis. Painful cramps (on and off my period) since before I even started my period at age 11. When I was younger I went to a couple different doctors and they tried to downplay my pain and told me it’s normal and I need to get used to it. I only had one doctor that did diagnose me with PCOS based on hormone levels but never did any imaging. As an adult I have gone to two different Gynos and one told me I “probably” have it and did a vaginal ultrasound. He… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

Try Slynd birth control!!!

How Can I Get My Doctor To Take My Treatment Seriosuly?
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

I'm 20 years old and only started having severe pelvic pain and digestive issues at the very beginning of 2023. I have seen a ton of different doctors over the course of five months and was told absolutely nothing about my condition. I've had two ultrasounds so far and have one coming up. My most recent doctor suspected I have endometriosis based on all of my symptoms but when I have questions I'm only given vague responses or the "it could be" answer. I'm really tired of not getting the… read more

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You definitely have to advocate for yourself...and, sadly, often bring someone else to testify on your behalf that a) you're not crazy and it's not "just in your head" and b) that you're not… read more

Anyone Had A Operation For Endo
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member

I’m still waiting and it starting to grow on bladder & kidney