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Does anyone have experience using TENS machines with endometriosis pain? I own one but am yet to use it due to a minor fear of electrocuting myself with it (hah.).

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    • Macbeth

      418d

      I’ve used a tens machine before and it does really help with cramping, and also back pain. I used to work at a chiropractor though so I know a lot about tens units and how to use them. As long as the pads are flat against the skin, you shouldn’t be electrocuted ;)

    • Macbeth

      418d

      I’ve used a tens machine before and it does really help with cramping, and also back pain. I used to work at a chiropractor though so I know a lot about tens units and how to use them. As long as the pads are flat against the skin, you shouldn’t be electrocuted ;)

    • Triniti_a

      419d

      I have one w the stickers that you put on yourself directly, and one that's built into a portable heating pad. I got both off Amazon. The TENs unit w the stickers, atleast mine, has different settings and the "shocks" are more sharp (but not painful) so it helps more with the bad pain. The portable heating pad is more of just a vibration, but it feels nice when the pain is low/uncomfortable. I don't think it really takes any pain away but distracts you from it, so it would be good in combo to medicine and taking turns off the heating pad. Good luck!

    • Jadiemay

      419d

      I’ve been using a Livia machine which I think is similar. Have found it can sometimes ease pain, not always but still good. Worth giving it a go 👍

    • MSede

      419d

      Good for milder pain

      • Nest

        419d

        @MSede Thank you - any recommendation for more intense pain?

    • MSede

      419d

      Yea. Not always useful though

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