Endometriosis ruined life
I was suffering from severe cramps to the point of passing out and waking up in hospital not knowing what was wrong. This happened for 3 years solid.
They kept sending me home. After complaining to my GP several times he pushed for a laparoscopy and it was discovered I had endometriosis and my ovaries were covered in cysts and was told I would never have a baby.
Before my surgery they did a routine pregnancy test and I was 9 weeks pregnant. I was told pregnancy could sort the problem but it did not help.
After 9 months they told me the cysts had to be removed. The symptom of pain I had was unbelievable. I thought I was going crazy when they kept sending me home like I was wasting their time.
I was told to keep taking my pill back to back so I don't get a period at all. But the symptoms came back and when I was admitted to hospital the doctor wouldn't listen. I told him it was the same pain and he said no it was not. I had an operation and they took out my appendix and sent me home.
There was nothing wrong with my appendix at all so I had surgery for no reason. Great use of the NHS money for nothing. And the decision was made by the top surgeon. I only had a section a few months prior. Appendicitis was just a lazy man's solution to nothing as I'm still in pain.
Now I'm getting severe cramps constantly and I feel it's pointless going back to my GP as all I get is strong pain killers.
Anybody with a baby will know its a mad age, your up and down every two minutes, running around. Its hard enough and to have endometriosis as well - its a joke.. No faith in doctors or hospitals at all :(
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