Just been for my first appointment and didn't even get seen by the doctor mentioned in my letter. I explained my groin pain, irregular periods, very heavy and painful periods and how they affect my life. She basically said that the only way for endometriosis to be diagnosed is to have keyhole surgery but that it would be dangerous for me due to my weight. Then she got me to swab myself there and then to test for STIs! She also said my hairy chin could be PCOS and said she would write to my GP to advise me being sent to a dietician as this will help with my hairy chin and weight, and gave me a prescription for the mini pill and I will get an appointment for a scan in the next few weeks. After the scan I will go back in about four months to see how I'm getting on with the mini pill....does all this seem right? Will the scan show up endometriosis? She made it sound like it's all down to my weight and that it's not important for me to see if I have endometriosis as I haven't got a partner and therefore not trying for a baby yet. Maybe I'm just hormonal but it all really upset me. Any advice anyone?
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