Hey everyone, I'm just your average 18 year old girl, ive got a job, friends & a boyfriend, although I have moderate endometriosis. I was diagnosed when I was seventeen after five years of extremely heavy, irregular periods & extreme pain in the abdominal & pelvic area even when I wasn't bleeding. I was put on the microgynon pill back to back to ease my troubles with bleeding and my pain, after my endo was discovered, which did not much except for make me put weight on. In September of 2014 i took part in the helica research trial (shout out if you took part in it too & let me know your results!) which was removal of my endometriosis from either helium or electricity, whilst I was obviously oblivious to which one was chosen for me. Since the operation I have been put on to another pill back to back, the Yasmin pill, ive also been given cocodamol for the pain. Both of which have done nothing, any suggestions on any decent painkillers? I was told by the surgeon that I should experience temporary relief six weeks after the surgery until whenever my body decided to not respond to the treatment anymore. I have felt absolutely no relief in the months so far, I've started feeling extremely low, lonely, self concious & haven't been sleeping because of it. I would really love some advice from anyone a little bit older on what I should do? I've got an appointment with my gynae on Tuesday the 17th, any suggestions on what I could ask about or say? im just finding it difficult to find anyone who relates to it, as im so young with it, :(. Any help would be greatly appreciated & I look forward to being a part of the community thank you
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