Love Island star Molly-Mae Hague opens up on tough recovery after surgery

Molly-Mae Hague revealed she underwent surgery for endometriosis, as she shared an update after the operation.

The Love Island star opened up about her diagnosis earlier this year, and went under the knife to destroy tissue last month.

Speaking about her recovery in a new YouTube video, the 22-year-old explained that her health ‘is not great’ at the moment.

‘The operation was way, way harder to go through than I thought,’ she told the camera. 

‘My recovery time was quite a bit longer than I had planned, and I was just a bit of a mess after that surgery.

‘A lot of the things I’ve been talking to you guys about recently is like, my health is not great, I’ve been dealing with this, I’ve been dealing with that… But my endometriosis operation is the last now.

‘I am done, hopefully I never have to see my doctor’s surgery or the hospital that I go to for a long time!’

While Molly-Mae didn’t go into any further detail in the clip, she promised that she would do a Q&A for fans in the future.

Endometriosis is a long-term condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb starts to grow in other places, such as the ovaries or the fallopian tubes. 

There is currently no cure, and many women struggle to be formally diagnosed.

Discussing her condition with fans, Molly-Mae recalled the moment that her health concerns were initially dismissed as heavy periods when she went to seek help. 

The first doctor the influencer saw dismissed her concerns, but she finally got her diagnosis after seeing a specialist.

‘I’ve told you guys for so long now that I’ve suffered with excruciating periods,’ she told followers. 

‘So many of you guys have been commenting on my videos like, “please check for endometriosis”.

‘My period pains are to the point where I literally can’t stand up, I’m in unbearable pain, I’ve had to take time off work… it’s ridiculous.

‘I guess it’s kind of a good thing, because at least I now know what it is. 

‘It’s not a good thing I have endometriosis because obviously it can affect your fertility, it can affect loads of things.’

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