Lena Dunham Reveals She Asked to Have Her 'Defective' Uterus Removed in Harrowing Essay

Throughout her years of endometriosis pain, Lena Dunham suspected that her uterus was “defective,” despite her doctors’ assurances. And as her pain became “unbearable,” it was the actress who requested the hysterectomy surgery to remove her uterus and cervix, she reveals in a harrowing essay in the March issue of Vogue.

Dunham, 31, had thought in April that she was finally endometriosis-free, but she was hospitalized in May for further complications. She then spent August to November in “delirious” pain that, she said, her doctors couldn’t explain.

“The ultrasound shows no cysts, no free fluid, and...

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By: People.com - 6 days ago

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