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21 May 2004
I've been diagnosed with Endometriosis March 2003 - I had a laparoscope. My gynae then suggested I manipulate the pill, he put me on Nordette and I'm not taking my sugar pills and therefore I don't get my period. After +-6months I went back to the Gynae and he said I must continue to use the pill as I've been doing for another year, this means I would be manipulating the pill for more than 18 months. Is this a good thing? Is this truly a "cure" for my condition? I still experience pain, especially in my lower abdomen. It feels like it's 'blocked' down there?? Do women with Endo fall pregnant? Thnx for your time....
The Pill is not the best treatment for endometriosis. Better options are either the contraceptive injection or Tridomose tablets. Women with endometriosis can fall pregnant, but may have more difficulty depending on the extent of the disease.
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