What I Wish I’d Known Before Endometriosis Treatment
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What I Wish I’d Known Before Endometriosis Treatment

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

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