The ‘I Feel Pretty’ actress thanks her husband and doctors for their support
Amy Schumer revealed that her uterus and appendix were removed due to the toll endometriosis took on her body.
“I Feel Pretty” Star shared a video Filmed by her husband Chris Fischer on Saturday, it shows her recovering in a hospital bed detailing her surgery.
“So, it’s the morning after my surgery for endometriosis and my uterus is out,” she told the camera. “The doctor found 30 spots of endometriosis that they removed. They removed my appendix because endometriosis had attacked it.
“I had a lot of blood in my uterus and I, you know, hurts and I have some gas pains,” Schumer said.
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Schumer, 40, also shared a mirror selfie of herself in her hospital gown.
“If you have really painful periods you may have #endometriosis,” she captioned the post.
The former “Inside Amy Schumer” star also posted a selfie to her Instagram Story to thank her doctors.
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“Peace out endometriosis! Thanks Dr. Sekin and Dr. Brill,” she wrote on the photo.
Schumer’s friends, including model Olivia Culpo, who also has Endometriosis complications tackled, took the comments to share their support.
Culpo commented with three heart emojis.
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! @endofound,” Established Endometriosis Foundation of America.
“Oh my god, 30?! So glad they’re gone and you won’t have that pain anymore. Well healed!” Debra Messing wrote.
The “Trainwreck” star has been candid about how her endometriosis has affected her fertility. In August 2020, Schumer decided that he “Can never get pregnant again” Now after welcoming 2 year old son Jean.
“We did IVF and IVF was really hard on me,” she said. “I don’t think I can ever do IVF again.
“I decided I could never get pregnant again,” she continued. “We thought about a surrogate, but I think we’re going to hold off for now.”