I guess I’ve come here today to vent, I have suffered years of pain and got my official stage 4 endo diagnosis just over 5 weeks ago. In the last six months I’ve deteriorated rapidly and in the last 3 in particularly I’ve been off work more days than I’ve been in. Since my lap the pain has been pretty much constant, the wait list for my next op is one year. I was given prostap to alleviate the symptoms. At the moment I’m in the flare stage and I’m miserable, the pain is horrific so my meds were increased (3x500mg mefenamic acid, 4x 100mg tramadol and 3x60/500 co-codamol daily) as a result I’m constantly nauseous/vomiting which has created a vicious cycle where I can’t keep my meds down so the pain in increasing. I’ve called my consultant’s office who said they would call back and haven’t, I called back and got straight to voicemail so I left a message. My gp has done all he can. Is this it? Is this what life with endo is like? I’m 25 and today I’d genuinely consider trying to find a gynae who would just take everything out. I’m supposed to start training as a midwife this month. This disease is taking over my life and I don’t know what to do. Today I feel broken.
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