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Amy Schumer is recovering from surgery for endometriosis.
That I feel beautiful The actress, 40, detailed the removal of her uterus and appendix on Instagram in a video taken by her husband Chris Fischer as she recovered in hospital Saturday.
“So it’s the morning after my endometriosis surgery and my uterus is out,” she told the camera. The doctor found 30 spots of endometriosis, which he removed. He removed my appendix because the endometriosis had attacked it. “
“There was a lot, a lot of blood in my uterus, and I’m, you know, sore, and I have some kind of gas pain,” Schumer added.
She also wrote in the caption, “If you have really painful periods, you may have #endometriosis.”
Many of Schumer’s famous friends responded to her health update in the comments with words of support and encouragement.
“Oh, my goodness, 30 ?!” Debra Messing replied. “So glad they’re gone and you do not want that pain anymore. Heal well Am!”
Padma Lakshmi wrote: “Thank you so much for sharing your endo story. Over 200 million women worldwide are suffering from this. Hope you get better soon! @endofound.”
“I’m so sorry Amy! It seems life is getting less painful. But no less gaseous,” Vanessa Carlton submitted.
Elle King also added, “LOVE YOU AMY !!! Sends healing vibes.”
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This is not the first time Snatched star – who was also diagnosed with adenomyosis – has become honest about endometriosis pain and her fertility.
In August 2020, she discussed the risks of trying to have another baby on Sunday Today with Willie Geist. She and Fischer welcomed their son Gene David, 2, in May 2019.
“We did IVF, and IVF was really hard on me,” Schumer said at the time. “I do not think I could ever do IVF again.”
“I decided I could never be pregnant again,” she added. “We were thinking of a surrogate, but I think we will persevere right now.”
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“We have these embryos, so I do not know. But right now we wanted to try to take a step, but then COVID happened and I just went back a little bit like, ‘Okay, maybe we’ll do that visit again in a minute, ”she said at the time.
Schumer thanked his followers for sharing their personal IVF stories in his February 2020 update, writes on Instagram that she would “send love and strength” to all “warrior women” which goes through the path to parenthood.
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“I have so much appreciated that everyone shares their IVF stories with me. They made me feel empowered and supported. So I wanted to tell you how mine went down,” Schumer wrote at the time. “So many women go through many rounds of IVF, which is painful and mentally exhausting. I have heard from hundreds of women about their abortions and struggles and also many hopeful stories about how it worked after rounds and rounds of IVF !! It has been really encouraging. Thank you. “
She continued, “Yet I am so grateful for our son and that we have the resources to get help this way. I just wanted to share and send love and strength to all the warrior women who are going through this process.”