Hope you are as well as can be?
I was wondering if anyone could give me any advice/help as I have been struggling for some time now.
I was signed off with abdominal pains in August and am still signed off 7 months later. I had my first lap on 24th September which they couldn't treat the second lap I had was on 11th October which they treated with laser, I was diagnosed with moderate endo.
My consultant at the time said after my lap my pain will go away and I will feel like a new woman. Well that didn’t happen, I still have my pains every day and the only way to describe what it feels like is like having bags of sugar hanging from my bikini line abdominal area, the pain is there every day and gets very very bad around my period time, although I have now been put on the pill but have had a few periods since. I am also experiencing underarm aches; get really sweaty in my underarm area which never used to happen and on some days I feel like my breasts feel a little ache too, my right thigh also hurts along with my lower back and I constantly feel exhausted. I went back to my doctor and Gyni and both ruled out it being endo pains as after lap it should have made the symptoms better, so now I am being tested for the Celiac disease, my bloods came back positive but I have to wait for my biopsy results that were taken today which will come back after 6 weeks but my next app isn’t until mid August. ?
I’m not sure what to do, I feel so tired of all the waiting and being in pain all the time. I haven’t been able to work since August and am worried that my work will soon let me go. Has anyone been through similar things? Should I seek to have a second opinion? Can anyone suggest a good Gyni in the Hertfordshire or West London area? Last question I promise – nothing seems to get rid of the pain – could anyone suggest ways of dealing with pain apart from my new best friend my (hot water bottle).
Sorry for my long message but I just feel like giving up Toral