Endometriosis Discussions

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  1. link Denay
    decisions at 21
    im 21. in july 07' i underwent an endoscope and removal of endo. shortly after my body went into shock from the surgery and i had a cycle. in aug 07 my dr. put my on a continuous birth control and anti-depressant elavil, he has since increased it to - 77% more...
    Denay- over a year ago - 11 Replies - in Endometriosis
  2. link Vartis
    You may know this already, but I just found out that going on a Gluten Free diet may help your endo. I am still reading up on this so I don't have too many answers. However, in doing research I have found this has helped many women. I will be startin - 25% more...
    Vartis- over a year ago
  3. link Carlyf
    please realize that most ob/gyns or related doctors are not endo specialists! i know, i've been there they think they know it all, but they don't
    Carlyf- over a year ago
  4. link Carlyf
    endo can be excised, please look into: endoexcision.com, endometriosissurgeon.com, pelvicpain, hers foundation (avoids hyst's), and i believe centerforendo.com is the best, in atlanta - you do not have to suffer this way, and you do not have to have - 75% more...
    Carlyf- over a year ago
  5. link Sweydert
    By the way, had laparoscopy twice. It has taken about 10-15 years to get rid of. There were some rough times.
    Sweydert- over a year ago
  6. link Sweydert
    A hysterectomy is not necessarily the answer either. I had ta hysterectomy, took two courses of Lupron with 5 years of Megace to finally get rid of it. I really feel like the second course of Lupron saved me. Good luck to you!
    Sweydert- over a year ago
  7. link Nyrek
    What kind of birth control did the doc put you on?
    Nyrek- over a year ago
  8. link Patkat41
    laporoscopy doesn't always help..is what I meant..it leaves you with scar tissue and endometriosis comes back. A lot of dr's recommend a hysterectomy..I have friends that had kids with endometriosis so, a hysterectomy isn't the answer and neither is - 9% more...
    Patkat41- over a year ago
  9. link Patkat41
    birth control doesn't control endometriosis..don't let anyone tell you it does. I had been put on the pill after surgery for endometroisis and it comes back after 3 years. You end up with scar tissue and it just comes back. The lupron shot is the bes - 48% more...
    Patkat41- over a year ago
  10. link Wantingit
    I am 20, and I just in the past year was diagnosed with Endo, and Lupron saved my life. I know everybody has different stories, but it really did work for me, and I didnt have side affects either. I hope everything works out for you
    Wantingit- over a year ago
  11. link Russop
    from what I read on this web site I wouldn't touch the stuff . Are you seeing obgyn or an internist? you are only 21 and not able to reasonably determine what will be in the future . I would not have hysto at your age. Thinking radically changes abou - 63% more...
    Russop- over a year ago
  12. link Russop
    IF YOUR INSURANCE WILL COVER IT HAVE A PET SCAN WITH CONTRAST IF THEY HAVE IT,AND SEE WHATS GOING ON THEIR. YOU MY HAVE A PUNCTURE? YOU SHOULD NO BE HAVING PAINFROM AN ORDINARY COLONOSCOPY.
    Russop- over a year ago
  13. link 3surgeries2many
    get it all out
    Speaking from experience and many surgeries. I am 31 and have no "girly parts left". They didn't take it all right away but every time they go in and try to get the endo out it grows and rapidly. I have had a complete hystrectomy and I'm on - 76% more...
    3surgeries2many- over a year ago - in Endometriosis