Hi there, I've (FINALLY) got my first gynaecology appointment with a consultant tomorrow after almost three years of trying to figure out what is causing my symptoms with a GP that because of my "young age" (I'm 21) is hesitant to put it down to anything more than "getting used to my cycle". This is despite my mum being diagnosed with Endometriosis at 17 and two other GPs saying that they strongly suspect that is what is wrong with me too.
Anyway, my question is what should I expect? I have had internal examinations done before which were very painful, so I am really nervous about tomorrow. What normally happens? Is it more thorough than a normal internal exam? Will it hurt more? Sorry if I'm being silly, but have been nervous about this since I got my appointment letter through weeks ago and the actual appointment is tomorrow I'm a nervous wreck.
Any advice or answers would be SO greatly appreciated.