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I have been diagnosed with IBS, but it is getting to a point now that i think it has to be more. I am unable to have sex with my partner as i experience deep pain when having intercourse and i am feeling constantly bloated.

By Anonymous June 5, 2011 - 1:30am
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I asked my doctor if i could possibly have endometriosis, but he brushed it off. i have had a colonoscopy, blood tests and an ultrasound and nothing showed up. Please help me, whatever i have it is putting a strain on my life and relationship.

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my symptom include:
- constant bloating
- pain during intercourse
- very irregular periods
- painful periods (but these have been slightly controlled by the pill)
- and bowel problems

Yes i am definitely considering changing doctors.

June 5, 2011 - 4:20pm

I'm sorry you are going through this...let's see if we can help! I feel that any doctor that "brushes off" your concerns should raise some "red flags" for you, and it is important to seek a second opinion.

Why do you think you may have endometriosis? What are your symptoms (beyond pain during intercourse) that you mention above? The feeling of bloated is definitely related to IBS, but can be related to other conditions as well.

Have you talked with your OB/GYN about your symptoms, and to test for endometriosis?

How is your IBS being treated?

June 5, 2011 - 6:53am
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