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So I downloaded this app a couple years ago to help track my irregular and painful periods. I have had many troubles since I started my first period at age 9. When I turned 19 I started my medical journey, which hasn't really gone far at all. I am almost 24 now, and it is getting worse. I have not had medical insurance since I was 18 and on my mother's Medicaid. I have tried talking to my doctor multiple times in the past handful of years but they haven't done a THING to help figure ANYTHING out. I have extremely painful periods where it is the most pain I have ever experienced in my life over anything. When I was 17 I was having longer periods, one lasting 3.5 weeks. Bleeding was severely heavy, literally pouring. Last year I finally talked my doctor into doing something about it. She believes I have endometriosis, she keeps on saying "it sounds like endo" but yet nothing is done to help me. My pain is severe enough to where I am throwing up and passing out from the pain, CRAWLING to the bathtub in the dead of night, SCREAMING. Medicine does NOT help, not even oxy codone that I've begged my mother for. I just want a diagnosis, anything. My doctor gave me an ultrasound last year but said that it would not identify endometriosis, so I am confused on why they did that. The next step was a laparoscopy, however the specialist/surgeon stated that he did not believe I had endo and sent me home without another thought or concern just because I wasn't in pain during other parts of my cycle. That was the end of the investigation. I am discouraged. I am in agony. All these years of pain and no one is willing to help me. I don't know what to do anymore. I KNOW something is wrong. I cannot function during the first two days of my period. I cannot stand, sit, or lay down. I cannot work. I can barely hold a conversation with people because I'm so focused on the pain. I can't eat. I can't sleep. And over the years it has just gotten more painful. Sex occasionally hurts, too.TMI warning, no judgment please, I just want HELP. When I was 17 I had my first std; chlamydia. A couple years later I got it again, along with gonorrhea and BV. I know that they can have a negative impact on my body, including scarring. I lost my virginity when I was 12, I am allergic to latex, so I do not use condoms. I have never gotten pregnant, even after 12 years. I drive myself crazy looking online for any sort of clue as to what is wrong. My mother had endometriosis, as well as my grandmother, and so on. I am a low income person, and denied Medicaid for myself, yet I recieve SNAP and LIHEAP benefits?? I NEED medical assistance but I don't know what to do about it. Even if I don't have endometriosis, it could be something else entirely, I understand. But my medical providers fail to try and detect any issues at all. The longer I go without medical help, the worse it will get. I just need advice on what to do about all of this. Can I demand any medical tests? Can I demand to be seen in another state? Can I just go to the emergency room and demand attention? I have no income right now, would they deny me? I feel neglected. I just want this pain to end. I don't care if it puts me in debt. I honestly feel like my life could be at stake. Someone, anyone, please help me... my heart is breaking.. I will answer any further questions regarding this, as well.

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