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Falling pregnant after treating Endometriosis?

Sophiii
Sophiii
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Has anyone been able to fall pregnant after a lap for treating endometriosis. ? I’ve been struggling for years with my husband and now nearly 6 months later still nothing , feel really hopeless don’t wanna go down the ivf route but really struggling . Also can going on the pill for abit help ? I’ve heard a few things about it.

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Lleighs89

I have had 4 laps and a miscarriage and an ectopic with other complications I was trying for 10 years and my miracle has only just happened, IVF wasn't an option for me as it was too much never give up some changes in your lifestyle no matter how small can make a difference

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Lleighs89

Aww sorry hun , wow that’s amazing that really gives me hope , so happy you’ve got a little one now !! That just goes to show . Thankyou I will continue to keep trying .

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Lleighs89
Lleighs89
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She isn't here yet but it goes to show that miracles can happen I cut caffeine out of my diet from coke cola completely and started taking seven seas trying to fall pregnant tablets and before I was half way through I fell pregnant xxx

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Lleighs89

Aww well I wish you all the best !! How exciting , oh really I do drink a lot of red bull which probably doesn’t help really need to stop that . I’ve actually brought some of those tablets and I haven’t used them yet completely forgot about them they’ve been sitting in the draw for ages will give them ago Thankyou so much for your help ! Xx

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Lleighs89
Lleighs89
in reply to Sophiii

I used to drink energy drinks in abundance aswell as cola but since stopping it's done wonders for my health and skin also the vitamins help too I never thought they did till now, now I take them everyday I went cold turkey with the caffeine which was hard but determination paid off in the end I have a cuppa every now n again but no where near as much caffeine as before xxx

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Lleighs89

that’s so good !! I’m gonna try from today haha I really need to try and stay off them all xx

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Lleighs89
Lleighs89
in reply to Sophiii

One every now and again won't hurt and I feel so much better off them good luck Hun xxx

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Lleighs89

Thankyou so much hun !! I hope everything goes well for you xx

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Koryu

I didn't fall pregnant after any of my laps, though had high hopes after my major one in 2017. But my endo was really aggressive and came back with cysts on the ovaries and filled up the douglas pouch again after it...so when they did the 3rd lap to empty cysts and set me on the road for IVF they explained that those factors all really reduced my chances which is why we took the path we did. I am now pregnant (12 weeks) from the first round of IVF and excited.

I know of friends and a musician I love who conceived after laps though, the musician quite a while later from what I know. I think everyone is different, if you are worried go and get referred to a fertility specialist so you can exclude other factors and get the best go at it. No need to just look at IVF immediately there either. :)

I wish you good luck and all the best!

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Koryu

Aww congrats that’s amazing!! So happy for you , yes that’s true I’ve done lots of tests and done the dye test and it said I could still fall pregnant but one of my tubes are completely ruined but your right maybe I just need to forget about it and hopefully it may just happen xx

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Koryu
Koryu
in reply to Sophiii

I don't think you have to forget, I don't think any of us ever can, but cut yourself and your body some slack if possible (which is bloody hard some days as I remember so sending you love and cheering for you).

If you want to keep going as is for now but feel like you are trying something else too, see if you are happy with your diet and you have enough vit D and iron in your system. That is something my dietician tested me for when I first saw her after trying plus being diagnosed with endo/after the first lap. A call to your GP and you can arrange a blood test, no need for specialists etc. for that. :) It might help you feel more in control of something in this weird process of trying to get pregnant. Not saying diet or vitamins will fix it but it can support you emotionally and physically at least.

I lost one tube in the first lap among other things, so I know where you are coming from. I was told my body won't care about that, but one does wonder.

Fingers crossed for you whichever path you choose.

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Koryu

Yeah literally it’s impossible it’s always on my mind I’ve never wanted something so bad and I work with children so that does and doesn’t help lol . And aww thanks hun ! Your so kind sending you lots of love too with your journey through pregnancy!! It’s amazing that it’s happened for you !! I think when we have these problems sometimes we just need the ivf to help us out and it’s so nice to hear first time round it was successful!! . And yes thanks for that advise hun I’ve had my hormones checked but not really my vitamin d and iron and stuff like that I should defo give the gp a call . And aww thanks hun like after my first lap and only lap I was just told I had so many issues also PID so rubbish but you’ve really made me feel more positive about it all thankyou for your time I really appreciate it it’s nice to talk to people who know what your going through experiencing xx

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Afrohair

So sorry you are feeling this way this is also a worry of mine after lap!i too can’t go down ivf route as can’t afford to here if you need to chat.im on the pill but only to stop growths before I have a lap it could be that you just need a little more time trying don’t give up hope xx

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Afrohair

Sorry just read another one of your posts since you’ve been trying 8 years !i would see if the gp can do any free investigation into your fertility also your partner may need some tests xx

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Afrohair

Thanks hun yeah such a long time and I’ve had blood tests and dye tests and apparently I can fall pregnant but it’s never ever happened and I’ve never prevented it . I hope it’s not my husband 🤦‍♀️ But I defo need to go back to the gp it’s not normal lol xx

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Afrohair
Afrohair
in reply to Sophiii

I would definitely we always assume it’s women but you could have endo and he could have something else

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Afrohair

Yeah it’s so true thanks hun

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Faith103

Hi. I know exactly how you feel. It’s so horrible. I had my lap in sept so 4/5months ago and still nothing. I had an ectopic in July but I lost my tube. So now dealing with stage 4 endo and one tube. I’m trying naturally but I don’t think it’s easy for this to happen. I’m in the process of starting ivf as I’m not prepared to wait for my endo to grow back. I would rather have a shot when my endo is at its minimum xxxx

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Faith103

Yeah exactly and the Gyne told me to try for atleast one year after the lap before doing anything more but no luck at all . Oh no I’m so sorry to hear that ! I know that one of my tubes is completely ruined so this defo minimises the chances. Aww I hope it all goes well for you I don’t blame you it’s so annoying because I moved house and the new Gyne I’ve been seeing is terrible completely dismissed me when I lived in London it was so much better xx

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Doll30

One of my closest friends has stage 2 endometriosis and was diagnosed 7/8 years ago in her twenties. She has found it hard conceiving but she is now finally pregnant after almost 9 years of having the condition. She did have a couple of miscarriages but currently is 5 months pregnant. She told me that get the conditions pain under control helped her because it has reduced her stress levels. She also had some sort of test done to check her fertility chances.

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Doll30

Aww wow that’s amazing!! I think I need to sort the pain out first then maybe try might be better for my body , just goes to show it is possible though oh yes I had that done and says that I can but just nothing so strange x

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Ginz7

Hey! I’ve had 5 laps so far for my endo and fell pregnant the first time after having sex on my last one. I know this won’t be common, it was certainly unexpected but just to give you hope that it isn’t impossible x

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Sophiii
Sophiii
in reply to Ginz7

Aw hey hun Thankyou so much !! It’s true hopefully my time will come soon wish you all the best xx

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