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'Good girl' Lena Dunham recovering at home after surgery

Lena Dunham is resting at home after surgery for a ruptured ovarian cyst.

The Girls creator and star was admitted to a medical centre last weekend (05-06Mar16) after experiencing complications related to her battle with chronic gynaecological condition endometriosis.


Now, Lena has shared with fans she is recovering well from the treatment.


In a post on Twitter on Wednesday (10Mar16), she revealed her speedy recovery has even earned praise from her gynaecologist.


"My gynecologist says I'm a "good girl" so I have achieved all I ever dreamed of. Loving you all from bed, even the rude bois out there," she tweeted.


The 29-year-old announced she had left hospital on Instagram a few days ago, sharing she was thankful for the support of her fans and is recuperating.


The actress' hospitalisation occurred four months after she went public with her struggle with endometriosis, detailing her symptoms of non-stop vaginal bleeding, cramps and chronic exhaustion in an edition of her weekly newsletter, Lenny Letter.


Her health crisis prompted Lena to pull out of promoting the final season of Girls in early February (16), after doctors ordered her to rest, but she refuses to let the condition affect her dreams of one day starting a family.


Lena recently admitted she has no idea if her painful disorder will prevent her from having children naturally, but she has no problem with finding alternative ways to become a parent with boyfriend Jack Antonoff, 31, when the time is right.


"It's not important enough to me that my child come out of my body and it's not important to me, really at all, that the child belonged to Jack and me on a genetic level," she told actress Jane Fonda in a recent interview for Paper magazine.


"It's important to me that we have the right child for us and take the right kind of care of them."


The couple has been dating since 2012.