I am new here... been having ALOT of pelvic pain. I had an IUD for about 3 years that was taken out last May (2010). While I had it I did have pain with intercourse but no period. I had to have it removed because I had an infection because of it. Since it was pulled I have been having extremely bad hip pain., it hurts to even just sit, walk do anything. I would tell people it feels like it is deep inside my joint... and kinda like my hip was "stuck" Sharp, stabbing pain. Now about 3-4 months ago I have started having pain during and after intercourse and some bleeding sometimes afterwards. I also have bad heavy periods. But over the last couple months I constantly feel like I am on my period. I even have pain when I sneeze and cough sometimes... and it hurts to pass gas sometimes too. I have seen a GYNO and they did a ultrasound. She said that is looks pretty normal except a small fibroid that she says there is no way it is causing pain like I am describing.... I had the same problems about 8 years ago or so... I did have a lap done then and the dr that did it said she did not see endo but did cut out a fairly large adhesion . Now fast forward to today and I am having the same problems. When I went to the GYNO after the ultrasound, the dr told me that there is no way I have endo because if I didn't have it then I won't have it now. She basically disregarded the way that I am feeling and it really made me upset. She offered the birth control pill to me but I was already on it for 6 months and it didn't really do much. She said she would schedule me for a lap... however, I have since made a new appointment with a different dr because I don't want a dr I didn't feel comfortable with doing a lap on me. For you ladies with endo do you think I could have it?? I really need to get myself fixed as the pain is really starting to take a toll on me... Any advice would be helpful... Thanks, JessView Thread
The new doctor I switched to thinks it may be endo. We have a lap scheduled for Sept 25th. In the meantime I am just trying to deal with the daily pain. I did get a prescription for some vicodin which helps as the ibuprofen wasn't doing anything any longer. I will give an update after my lap....
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