The American stand-up comedian and actor, who is recovering after surgery for endometriosis, recently took to social media to elaborate on the surgery. Actress Amy Schumer’s uterus and appendix removed due to endometriosis . American stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer in an Instagram post said that she had her uterus and appendix removed due to endometriosis. Amid a battle with infertility, Amy Schumer has undergone surgery to treat endometriosis and had her uterus and appendix removed during the procedure. Several celebrities have used social media to share health updates, spreading awareness in the process. Amy Schumer has done the same.
The actor shared a picture and a video of herself on Instagram informing her followers that she underwent a surgery for endometriosis. In a video taken after her surgery, the 40-year-old actress said .So, it’s the morning after my surgery for endometriosis and my uterus is out.The doctor found 30 spots of endometriosis that he removed.
He removed my appendix because the endometriosis had attacked it.” she said from the camera.”I had a lot of blood in my uterus and I, you know, hurts and I have some gas pains,” Schumer said. She also wrote in the caption, “If you really have period pain, then you might. Well Many of Schumer’s famous friends reacted to her health update in the comments with words of support and encouragement. Former model and author Padma Lakshmi has been one of the most prominent public figures who spoke openly about the condition. She thanked Schumer for sharing. Padma Lakshmi wrote, “Thank you so much for sharing your endo story. Over 200 million women around the world are suffering from this. Hope you feel better soon!
“Oh my god, 30?! So glad they’re gone, and you won’t have that pain anymore. Well healed!” Debra Messing replied.
Vanessa Carlton posted, “I’m so sorry Amy! Looks like life is about to get less painful. But no less gassy.”
This isn’t the first time the ‘Snatched’ star, who was also diagnosed with adenomyosis, has been candid about endometriosis pain and her fertility.