I am 33 years old and have been battling endo now since I was 16. My first period was when I was 17 and to be honest they have been brutal up to this point. I had my first lap at 19 and my second one at 32. My gyno at that time was in Las Vegas and been practicing for 25 years. He said after my last lap which was in Sept 2011, that my case of endo was the worst case he has ever seen. Obviously it is wrapped around my bowels and now it is surrounding my liver. The pain that I occurred previous to my last lap was excruciating. My choices after my surgery was to have a hysterectomy or try the Lupron shots for 6 months. Well i took the Lurpron shots for 5 months, I couldn't take the moodiness that came with the shot. As of last week I am starting to get the pain back that I had previous to my last lap. Went to the Gyno yesterday and he said that it is pretty weird that the pain came back so soon after the shots. I have much scar tissue and the chances of getting PG was very slim or I would have miscarriages. At this point of my life I am not married and without any children. My line of work is very hectic and to be honest I don't think that I want children, and have no prospects of a significant other to make that happen anyways. I'm starting to think that maybe it's just my destiny not to have any of my own children. I am contemplating on a hysterectomy and leave my ovaries which they are healthy as of September lap. Basically, I am just tired of the pain and all the BS that comes with it. Any suggestions or comments to getting a hysterectomy? I rarely have one good week a month due to the ups and downs of hormones and the pain. I can not live my life like this anymore! Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated from my fellow endo girls club. Thank you!View Thread
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