I am 23 years old and have been suffering with crippling pain since I started my periods at the age of 15. I went to the doctors and there answer was to put me on the contraceptive pill which didn't help me. At the age of 16 I saw one doctor and she said it sounded like the symptoms of endrometriosis looking back now I should of got her to refer me but when she said the word operation I really thought that would be last resort so she said about taking two pill packets in a row which got me through for 4 years, don't get me wrong I was still in a hell of a lot of pain every other month when my period came along. Fast forward....I went back to the doctor when I was 21 and said I wanted to be refered as I can't go on any longer like this as it was getting worse. I got refered and had to have a ultrasound and a internal before they even thought about operating. Finally they decided to operate. After I had come round from the op and had something to eat, the surgeon come round with the results, the first question he asked me was had I had any previous surgery which I replied no this was my first ever operation. He was puzzled as he went on to tell me that my uterus, bowel, follipian tubes and overies were all stuck together and they burnt a lot of adhesions away but couldn't find any evidence it was endrometiosis but they fitted a marina coil anyway. which they said beforehand they would only fit if i had got endometriosis. I left rather confused since then I have suffered with constipation a lot. A few days ago i went to have my merina coil removed and the doctor was unable to removed it and I'm now having to be referred to have a ultrasound. I asked her about what actually they said it was so she looked at my medical records and it's down as 'endrometrosis??'
I just don't know where to turn to be honest it's made me feel like I'm hitting my head against a brick wall.