For as long as I can remeber my periods have caused nothing but agony and upset. from having to take time of school to have my time of the month to actualy being fired from 2 jobs due to absence. I have now been referred to a gynaecology department and had 2 emergency visits to hospital. First I was told all my symptoms were POCS, painfull periods (dysmenorrhoea) and the fact I had 3 functional cyst on my right ovary. The after another internal ultrasound and follow up to be told I have a lot of calcification in my right ovary and 2 cyst still present, my symptoms including killer cramps with my period and most days through the month, pain after sex exercise, bleeding after sex and painfull bowel movements would not be cause by POCS and would suggest endometriosis which I would need a lap investigation to confrim. I was asked to lose some weight to make surgery safer for me and went back to the hospital 7 weeks later I had managed to shed 1.5 stone in this time as I am so desperate for answers bit this time I was told the lap investigation can only confrim it and they are 90% certain I have endometriosis so it would be better for me to try the mirena coil as it helps with symptons. I tried to explain to the doctor I would prefer the lap investigation as I would be able to give work a confirmed diagnosis but feel as though I was pushed to opt for the mirena coil. Which was he'll getting inserted and I have had for the past 6 weeks and I am not feeling any benefits. I now constantly have a thick smelly discharge to add to everything else. has anyone else had an experience like this would you ask for a second opinion? I so fed up of people thinking I am making it all up.