After 2 years of suffering in silence with ovulation pain & then period pain, experiencing on average 16 pain free days a month, I finally went to see my GP 3 weeks ago. She was FAB. Blood tests for everything including cancer markers & coelic disease - all of which I am relieved to say have come back negative, referred for a ultrascan on my abdomen & transvaginal scan, also a referral to see a Gynaecologist - who I have been to see this morning. SO this is the big plan; on discussion re symptoms etc. he feels I have endo & has arranged for me to have laparoscopic investigations with treatment if endo is seen, including D&C, laparoscopic sterilisation (am 44 & do not wish to have any more children), insertion of Mirena to assist with the raging PMT my poor husband has to suffer! & a hysteroscopy. It's a lot to take in at the moment & I got very emotional when I left the hospital, just thankfull really that I wasn't just imagining all this pain & that something is going to be done about it. I also am acutely aware having read on this forum that I have been seen & taken seriously very promptly, having read some of the stories on here has boken my heart & made me so very sad. So here's hoping my little journey with endo is going to be short lived. xx
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