Ex-Celtic WAG Lisa Hague may have partial hysterectomy after 15 year battle with endometriosis – The Scottish Sun

EX-CELTIC WAG Lisa Hague revealed she may have a partial hysterectomy in a bid to stop her debilitating heavy periods.

The mum of four, 34, said she was considering getting her womb and possibly cervix and ovaries removed after 15 years battling endometriosis.

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Lisa wife of former Hoops ace Kris Commons, 36 told how the chronic condition was so bad that she spends 20 a month on sanitary products.

She said: Every month I say Im going to get a partial hysterectomy done then the next month my period comes and the pain is unbearable.

Im getting more information on whether it will cure it or not.

I was diagnosed when I was 19 and Id suffered really badly with periods.

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Id never heard of the term before but I thought Why am I not coping with this pain? Why are my periods heavier than everyone elses?

Lisa, of Glasgow, said medics diagnosed her after she suffered an allergic reaction to painkiller codeine then insisted shed take it again to ease her agony.

What are the symptoms of endometriosis?

There are many different symptoms of endometriosis and they can vary in intensity. Some women with endometriosis will have no symptoms at all.

The most common symptoms are:

Other symptoms include:

You can find out more about endometriosis symptoms here.

Recalling her ordeal, she added: I went into anaphylactic shock but it took the pain away considerably.

I was only taken seriously because I said to the doctor Im going to take these again next month even if I end up going back to hospital.

"They thought This woman is really struggling and I managed to get a laparoscopy.

Endometriosis occurs when cells similar to the wombs lining grow in other parts of the body, causing swelling and excruciating period pains.

It hits one in ten UK women and can affect fertility.

Lisa mum to April, ten; eight-year-old William; Jax, six; and Lola, who was stillborn in 2008 insisted she was incredibly lucky to start a family.

And she backed The Scottish Suns Endo Period Stigma campaign, which has teamed up with Endometriosis UK to raise awareness of the incurable condition.

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The Scottish Sun Online has teamed up with Endometriosis UK to raise awareness of endometriosis, a chronic and debilitating condition that causes painful periods and affects one in 10 UK women.

The campaign will run on The Scottish Sun website until March 2020 -Endometriosis Awareness Month - and will tell the stories of women living with endo.

News Scotland, which includes The Scottish Sun, The Times Scotland and The Sunday Times Scotland, is also delighted to announce it has become the second official Endometriosis Friendly Employer in the UK.

By March we hope to have signed up 100 new businesses - read how easy it is to do so here and join us!

Follow the campaign at http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/endo and join in the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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She added: I think its great were talking about it.

"First for the women who have it, and second of all for the mums with a teen daughter like I was.

jennifer.hale@the-sun.co.uk

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