Boy have you come to the right place. I found this site 2 days ago and
it's like a god send!
My adhesions first began with at pelvic inflammatory disease then became
worse with MANY surgeries by doctors who didn't know enough about
adhesions. So I don't think it matters that you only had one surgery.
Also, your latest lap. probably made it worse. My pain began mostly on
the left too. Ovulation is excruciating- puts me down for two days. I
can't even discuss my period. I am afraid of it every month. On the
last day of my period, I start worrying about the next one...
I feel that weight gain does effect my adhesion pain. When I feel I've
put on a few, I definitely feel more pain. My personal feeling is that
your nurse friend is incorrect. I don't think another surgery would
help you for "another 14 years" unless you went to someone that was
highly skilled and used some sort of adhesion blocker (ie interseed,
seprafilm, etc.). Even that doesn't have guaranteed results.
By the way, I can't speak for anyone else, but I do not have fibros- and
never have. I do have endo, but am most effected by the adhesions.
Hope this helps. I'm sure we'll talk soon.