Sophie Kasaei opens up about distressing health diagnosis

She wants to raise awareness of the condition

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by Eden-Olivia Lord |

Sophie Kasaei broke down in tears while filming Geordie Shore OGs after discovering she suffers from endometriosis.

The reality star found out about her diagnosis in front of the cameras when the doctor revealed it could affect her fertility.

The NHS have stated that endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining of the womb starts to grow in other places, such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes.

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Sophie opened up about her health diagnosis ©Getty Images

The condition can affect women of all ages and symptoms include period pain that prevents you from doing normal activities, pain when going to the toilet during your period and difficultly getting pregnant.

After Sophie discovered the news she broke down and admitted, "I'm sitting here with the doctor and I'm getting all this news and to be honest it's really scary.

"A woman telling me I might not be able to have kids and I might struggle... I keep thinking about everybody else, how comes everyone else is fine to have them?"

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Sophie broke down in tears ©MTV

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After MTV shared a first look at Wednesday night's episode, Sophie thanked her fans for their support.

"Guys honestly it means so much to me that you are all supporting my recent news about finding out I have #Endometriosis I still don’t know too much about my condition but I promise I will learn more and help and support any other girls going through this.

"Love you all," she wrote on Twitter.

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Lots of her followers praised her for sharing her diagnosis, with one person writing, "So glad that you are using your platform to share about this unknown condition that affects one in 10 women. I’m due to have my third surgery and hoping to get some relief! It’s not just bad period pain - it’s so much more! Hope you get treatment xx".

Another wrote, "It sucks! Im still learning about it.. And the pain, oh my God. Thumbs down we are in this together! You got this girl 👏🏻❤".

One more added, "My sister was told she could never have children due to her endometriosis being so bad. She went on to have three children. There is hope, fingers crossed for you and other sufferers ❤".

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