hello. im a 28 year old female. mother of one. i have horribly painful periods alternating months. the pain is so bad that it causes me to pass out and vomit at times. Its much worse than labor and lasts about 1 to 3 days with no relief in between. It started when i was 23. i had one episode and ended up in the E.R. Then got pregnant so i didnt have another episode until I was 24. but since the its like clock work (every 56 days) alternating periods. the pain is always on my right side. my doc has tested me for every std and has done numerous sonograms etc. In aug 2012 he did a laparoscopic procedure and found a "signifigant" amount of endometriosis. He told me the procedure should give me a couple years of relief, but my pain was back in Nov. Also i have pain in between periods (feels like there is a rock in my back) and i have been growing thick wirey facial hair. my doc still insists its not a hormonal problem. Please help! I feel like im missing out on my life!View Thread
Thank yor for replying. My doc put me on depo and I haven't had the excruciating pain for 6 months thank God! He also put me on Spironolactone for the facial hair but I stopped it after a month because my veins were swelling in my feet and pulsing really hard(not sure if the spironolactone contributed to it). I am not sure why I had this horrible pain for 7 years and depo has stopped it but I am glad it did. I wish there was a specialist I could see about all this because I hate being on hormones but for the time being it is working..View Thread
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