Usually i am not one to openly talk about my experience (so far) but i am in need of understanding as everybody around me (except for my mom) has been dissmissive of my diagnosis and level of pain. I started my periods aged 11 and instantly knew they were unusual. I would be bleeding for 2 weeks with intense cramping and heavy bleeding which lead to huge anxieties at school as on many occasions i would flood through my school trousers (which were grey). Since the age of 12 i have been given hormone tablets including various pills. Last year, 2 months before i became 14 i was admitted to hospital on many occasions with severe abdominal/hip/pelvic pain until my diagnosis in september last year, following a laparoscopy where i also had the coil fitted. The gynae team removed all the endometriosis they could find. 5 months later i became ill again, but this year it feels even worse, i have visited an endometriosis specialist who believes the endo has spread to my diaphragm aswel as hips and pelvis. I have left my high school and am now being home schooled as the pain has affected my life on a daily basis, i suffer with chronic fatigue and am having periods twice a month eventhough i have had this coil for 11 months as well as taking the pill. I am currently waiting for an MRI scan and further surgery if needed. My gynaecologist has suggested the menopause injections but being 15 years old my mother and I are very much against being put into an early menopause. As you can see i am stuck between a rock and a hard place as i cannot have a hysterectomy or get pregnant. Pain relief does not help my constant pain and my periods just wont stop. I am unable to discuss my illness with friends as they just dont understand and my family are slowly turning their back on me as they seem to be tired of my 'sob story'. Please respond
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