GIRLS star Lena Dunham has suggested she’s had a full hysterectomy at 31 years old after battling endometriosis for years.
Lena non-stop up about her decision to bear the procession – which involves the surgical dismissal of the cervix and uterus – in an letter for Vogue.
She wrote: “I may have felt choiceless before, but we know we have choices now.
“Soon I’ll start exploring either my ovaries, which sojourn someplace inside me in that immeasurable cove of viscera and injure tissue, have eggs.
“Adoption is a stirring law I’ll pursue with all my might.”
The singer also suggested additional complications that were detected during the procedure.
Hey Beloved Pals, we just wanted to let you know that, while we am so vehement for Girls to return on Feb 21, we won’t be out and about doing press for the new season. As many of you know we have endometriosis, a ongoing condition that affects approximately 1 in 10 women’s reproductive health. we am now going by a severe patch with the illness and my physique (along with my extraordinary doctors) let me know, in no capricious terms, that it’s time to rest. That’s a tough thing to do, but I’m trying, since all we wish is to make deteriorate 6 of Girls the best one yet. I’m propitious adequate to have support and backup from Jenni, Judd and the whole Girls gang. So many women with this illness literally don’t have the option of time off and we won’t take it for granted. Wishing you all health happiness, in whatever form suits you. Back shortly xxLena
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She said: “In further to endometrial disease, an peculiar hump-like tab and a septum using down the middle, we have opposing bleeding, a.k.a. my duration using in retreat so that my stomach is full of blood.”
“My ovary has staid in on the muscles around the sacral nerves in my back that concede us to walk.
“Let’s greatfully not even speak about my uterine lining. The only pleasing fact is that the organ – which is meant to be made like a light tuber – was made like a heart, ” she added.
Lena has been regularly hospitalised and undergone mixed surgeries to try and provide the condition.
Last April, she was announced endometriosis-free but just a month after was rushed to hospital with what she described as the “greatest volume of earthy pain that
I have ever experienced.”
Lena recently separate from musician boyfriend Jack Antonoff.
The span were together for 5 years.
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