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I have severe pain during sex nearly to the point of crying and terribly painful periods. My mom had endometriosis. How likely is it that I have it?

Greater than 50% It is likely you have it. About 30% of all women have endometriosis and with pain symptoms and a family history your chances are exceedingly high. I would recommend seeing a specialist and getting diagnosis and or treatment for your pain. Read more...

Painful periods that have gotten worse over six months, painful sex and nodules/graininess felt on pelvic exam. Does this sound like endometriosis??

Certainly possible. Endometriosis is one of the more common causes of painful periods. Often nodules can be palpated by an experienced Obgyn during a pelvic exam. Laparoscopic (surgical) evaluation is the most accurate why to confirm the diagnosis and small lesions can be removed or cauterized during the procedure. Read more...