I am a 33 year old women w/ 3 healthy kids who decided I was happy with my family 9 years ago (2006) and decided I was done having kids. I went to my Obgyn who I had trusted w the life of all 3 of my children and asked to have my tubes tied. She refused to do it any other way than ‘ensure’ due to my age at the time. I trusted her! I was told it was quick, no surgery needed, speedy recovery, very effective and safe, with the only side effect being a very small chance for early menopause. & after the dye test it was confirmed i was 100% blocked and no chance for pregnancy.ever since I have been suffering with chronic pelvic pain shortly after having them inserted. My doc. That had done this to me was no longer in practice and I was forced to seek a new Obgyn. My new doc was not familiar with Essure at all, never heard of it. I feel she does not believe the chronic pain I’m in almost daily and was certain that it could not be caused from Essure. I suffer from chronic pelvic pain w my cycle, ovulation and intercourse. I have mood swings, hair loss, weight gain, anxiety, and many more of the same symptoms other women are complaining of. After a lot of calls any many years of suffering I found a doctor that is familiar with Essure and have an appointment set up in 2 weeks to discuss getting a complete hysto due to all the pain. I’ve read cases where fragments are left behind and a hysto is the safest way to remove the coils. I’m scared to find out the damage it has done to me. But hanks to the ladies on the Essure problem Facebook pg I now know I’m not alone!!