Lump that may be endo?
Last Friday I had surgery to remove something from my abdomen. The dr. speculated (before surgery) that it was either a hernia or a fatty tumor. After the procedure he told my husband that he removed "something" that was a little smaller than a golfball (bigger than he had thought it would be) that was attached to my stomach muscle and part of my stomach wall. He had to insert a mesh screen so that I would not get a hernia in that location, becuase he had to remove some muscle. He now thinks that it may be endometriosis (that is what my gyno and I had thought it may be but we were not sure - hard to diagnose and I had a lump in my abdomen that was VERY painful). Anyway...I was wondering if anyone on these boards with endo has had lumps like this in that location - or anywhere? It seems pretty far from my girlie parts, but I know it can spread. Also if anyone on here has any suggestions, or has had a similar lump, I would love to hear your opinion (or diagnoses). He sent the lump for testing but I have to wait until the 11th to find out anything. One last thing, can anyone tell me some of the concerns, if any, that are associated with endo and pregnancy? I want more kids (not yet though!!) and my daughter was born at 24 weeks gestation due to a detached placenta. Never thought about it before but if I do have endo - could that have caused the premie birth? THANK YOU all for your replies!! I GREATLY appreciate them all!