I had/have endo...had a total hysterectomy to deal with most of it...but there would still be some throughout that they didn't remove.
Never regretted it a day. Yes, I'm on an HRT patch.
I didn't do well on the Pill although I was on it for 5 years.
I would suggest you have the laparascope to check out what's actually going on. It was hell for me from first period...and to think I could hardly wait for it to happen. Ah the joys of it all....what's with the "have a happy period" commercial..yeesh!
Keep us posted as to the decision.
*Heather* Status..Asacol (3 x2 daily); flaring /Dec 22, tapered to every 3rd nite..back to nightly (Jan 22)..tapered too fast
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed; started Omega 3
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!