Hi im new to this website and wondering if anyone has been in a similar situation to me??
I am 18 and have been having terrible period pains (sometimes so bad that I can barely get out of bed) for about 3 years, as well as stabbing and aching pains when I'm not on my period. I went to my doctor about 2 years ago about the general 'daily pains' I was getting and she treated me for IBS and sent me to a gastroenterologist who did a colonoscopy and it showed up noting. She finally sent me to see a gynocologist 4 months ago who said 'you have probably got endometriosis, get your doctor to prescribe you the pill and that will help with the pain.' It was such a let down after waiting ages for the appointment!! So I took the pill for 3 months which helped with the heavy and painful periods but not with the pains that I was getting at other times of the month. When back to the doctor who has given me a different type of pill which is also making no difference. I feel like I'm at a total loss with this and no one is listening to me, all they keep saying is that the pill will help and it's not making any difference, I don't know what else I can do but I can't take this pain anymore I am only 18 and don't want to be in pain for the rest of my life. Has anyone else ever been in this situation if so did anything ever get done??
Thanks for taking the time to read and sorry I wrote so much!!