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Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS)
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

Is it difficult or cumbersome to use? I am considering buying one. Is there any style or brand you would recommend?

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Script.com. Can't remember the name but it's about 70$ sometimes on sale for $19.99

Bleeding 2 Months After Laparoscopy
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Hi everyone,

I had my lap on the 12th June and had widespread but superficial endo and it was lasered off. After this I experienced heavy bleeding for around 2-3 weeks and my GP put me on tranexamic acid to stop the bleeding- which it did. Since then I have had no bleeding and have been on the progesterone only pill, like normal. However over the past month I have been experiencing pelvic endo pain AGAIN and tonight, I have started bleeding again
I have been in touch with my GP who I am… read more

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I've had a full hysterectomy and after had to have more endometriosis burned and my bladder moved a half inch and I'm bleeding why? I'm freaking out this is 4 surgeries!!!!

Bee Propolis
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Has anyone had any experience using bee propolis for endometriosis? Specifically to aid in getting pregnant?

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I have been taking it for 3 months now.

Does Anyone Have Experience With Endo Impacting Nerves?
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A bunch of endo was removed from one of my uterosacral ligaments, and elsewhere, in my third lap last month.
However, I am still having pain in the bowel/sciatic nerve area. My pelvic floor pt has determined that the pain is not related specifically to my pelvic floor.
Besides hot baths, otc pain relievers, and stoof softeners, does anyone have any advice for dealing with this kind of nerve pain? I have an appointment with a Nook surgeon in June, but that’s a long time from now…

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Have you tried something like the Livia? https://mylivia.com/about
It is like a tens unit if you know what that is? You wear these little stickies and it attaches to a little control sqaure. It sends… read more

Has Anyone Tried Spinal Cord Stimulator?
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My pain Dr has successfully treated endo patients with a spinal cord stimulator implant and I am considering trying it this summer. I’d love to hear from anyone about their experience with this!

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Have you tried a portable Tens unit first? Like the kind that chiropractors use? My docs wanted to go that route and I started talking to other people who've actually had it done and every single one… read more

Has Anyone Else Still Experienced Really Heavy Flow Even After Excision Surgery?
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Hi Chloe7. I have an upcoming excision surgery, so I haven't had it yet. I did however change my diet to a healthy keto (lots of vegetables and healthy fats) and do seed cycling along with iodine for… read more

Has Anyone Had Similar Problems?? Or Have Known Anyone With Similar Problems?
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Hello ladies...

warning, total overshare moment 😂

I have endometriosis, been diognosed for 2 years, and like most of you am i daily pain (havent been less then a 3 on the pain scale for 3years) but having extreme symptoms in the last 2months
-badly feeling bruised lower stomach, hips and -lower back at all times
-having sharp stabing pain in lower stomach, whenever I do anything physical - and then bleeding straight away (im on the coil, shouldnt be bleeding at all)
-sometimes loosing… read more

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I've had very similar stuff. I found that mine was due to nerve over sensitisation. This can cause your pelvic muscles to be dysfunctional, even if they seem strong. you may loose bladder control… read more

Heating Pad For Work Ideas?
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Does anyone use heating pads in their workplace? I've been using the stick-on disposable heat patches. I am thinking of getting a heat pad for my office desk chair but can't seem to find anything designed for this purpose.

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I hear Sunbeam is another good brand for electrical heating pads.

Has Anyone Ever Had Nuvectra(permanent Nerve Stimulator) For Endometriosis Pain?
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Spinal Cord Stimulations
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member asked a question 💭

Has anyone ever had a Spinal Cord Stimulation procedure?
My pain is so bad that the dr. wants me to give it a try but it is very detailed & was wondering fi anyone ever had one or know of someone who has.
Thank you ladies.

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Hi Tigreyes,

I recently heard a celebrity say it only takes one action by you to change your life. If you watch talk shows. A man needed a kidney so on a cardboard cut out he took to a Bears football… read more