Lena Dunham has total hysterectomy because of endometriosis

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Actor tells of radical surgery in attempt to end years of chronic pain from debilitating disease

Lena Dunham, the star and creator of the HBO comedy series Girls, has undergone radical surgery to remove her uterus and cervix in an attempt to rid herself of the debilitating disease endometriosis.

The actor, 31, announced her total hysterectomy in an essay in Vogue. She hopes to end the chronic pain she has suffered as well as the “years of complex surgeries measuring in the double digits”.

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