CREATE A GUIDE TO HELP YOU EXPLAIN YOUR PAIN

To make the most of your appointment, it's important to give your doctor a complete picture of what you experience.

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Endometriosis discussion guide

Want to have a more productive visit with your doctor? Use this guide to have a meaningful conversation about your symptoms.

This guide is not meant to diagnose patients with endometriosis. Make sure to have a discussion with your doctor about the results.

Has a doctor told you that you have endometriosis? *

*indicates a required field

 

Do you have painful periods?

Rate your pain on a scale of 0-10 (10 being the worst pain).

This chart is intended as a guide and not an exact measure of pain

Have pelvic pain between periods?

Rate your pain on a scale of 0-10 (10 being the worst pain).

This means pain in your lower back, abdomen, or pelvic region when it's not your period.

This chart is intended as a guide and not an exact mesaure of pain

How's sex? Painful?

Rate your pain on a scale of 0-10 (10 being the worst pain).

This chart is intended as a guide and not an exact measure of pain

How long have you been living with pelvic pain?

Are you currently treating or have you previously treated your pain with medication or surgery?

Experienced any of these symptoms in the last month?

Select all that apply:

Have any other conditions or concerns?

Select all that apply:

Does your pain affect any of your routines or activities?

Select all that apply.

This guide is not meant to diagnose patients with endometriosis. Make sure to have a discussion with your doctor about your snapshot results.

Pain and symptoms

Results based on a pain scale ranging from 0-10, with 0 being no pain and 10 being the worst pain


Details
Impact on routine and activities

Your pain affects

Next steps

STEP 1

Save your report by selecting the button below. It will help you talk things through your gynecologist.

STEP 2

Make an appointment with a gynecologist you can trust.

STEP 3

At your appointment, take charge of the conversation and walk your gynecologist through this report.

Here are some examples of how you might S.P.E.A.K. to your gynecologist:

Share your symptoms

"I am following the treatment plan you gave me, but I still have pain in between periods."

Present your plan

"With sex, my pain is at least an 8."

Express your thoughts and feelings

"Is there anything else I can be doing to manage my endometriosis?"

Ask for your options

"What're my options moving forward?"

Know your next steps

"How soon should I schedule a follow-up appointment?"




Remember to schedule a specific appointment with your gynecologist to discuss your pain. When you call, make sure to bring up your symptoms and how they may affect your daily activities.