I recently had a hysterectomy due to extremely heavy periods, horrible cramps and pain, and spotting in between cycles. The doctor found that I had endometriosis. I mentioned it to my GI on Tuesday, wondering if it was related to the Remicade. She told me that she didn't think it was, but that it was very common for women with auto immune diseases to also have endometriosis, and that's probably why I had it.
Best of luck with your surgery!
Asthma (diagnosed at 12)
Fibromyalgia (diagnosed 9/01)
Crohn's Disease/Colitis (diagnosed 12/02)
Diverticulitis (diagnosed 6/07)
Chronic pelvic pain/endometriosis, leading to hysterectomy (9/07)
Torn rotator cuff/labrum (repair 11/20/07)
Bladder sling (8/06), cholystectomy (2/06), tubal ligation (2/06), failed ablation (3/07)
Taking Lialda, Prednisone, Entocort, Remicade, Bentyl, NuLev, HCTZ, Lisinopril, Cymbalta, Effexor, Xifaxan, Flagyl, and pain meds.