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Could I have endometriosis??
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Could I have endometriosis??

Hi .. I'm a 30 year old woman who has a normal 26 day cycle.  Every month I have heavy periods and they are painful. I am bloated most of the time along with having a few sharp pains during intercourse. Are they different stages to having endometriosis and will I have a hard time having a baby in the future? I have been so down about this today:-/
I also made an appointment for my yearly examination for next week.
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HI,
Heavy bleeding and pain during menses does require evaluation to find out the cause. However it is difficult to predict whether it is endometriosis. An examination by a gynaecologist and an ultrasound scan will help make the diagnosis.
Hope this helps.
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