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microscopic endometriosis and clots

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I'm nearly 23, I've always have normal periods since I was 13 and a half until I was 19 when I suddenly had really painful periods, with dizziness and vommiting. I had abdomen pain all throughout the month and it got worse the week before and the week of my period. The doctor gave me ibuprofen on higher dosage but the pain when right through. I also get lower mid abdomen pain in sex sometimes and can be sore the next day as well. I was referred to a gynaecologist and I asked for the laparoscopic surgery because I was sick of not knowing. They also put me on birth control to help. The surgery came back negative for endometriosis but one gyno said I could still have microscopic endometriosis.
I have been on the pill for a while now and I have much less pain, only the occasional abdomen pain however recently my periods have had blood clots, fairly big ones too and my periods seem to be changing in lengths slightly. Could there be something wrong?
Could I actually have endometriosis and the pill is masking it's pain and its growing and I have no idea??
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replied June 13th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
usually laparoscopic is able to diagnose the endometriosis and if it is negative to get it,you do not have it.Microscopic endometriosis do not exist and thus,it is better to think other causes for pain.You continue the pills as this is helpful and I suggest you to consult any physician to examine you to rule out the other causes of pain.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care



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