Lena Dunham Flaunts Bikini Body, "Endo Scars & All"

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Lena Dunham just found the perfect bikini.

And she doesn't care that some people out there might think she doesn't have the perfect body for it...

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... she's going to show it off anyway!

The Girls star, writer, producer and creator shared a mirror selfieĀ on Instagram today that depicys her red and black bandeau top and leopard print bottoms.

She captioned the snapshot as follows:

"when the Target swimsuit does a bitch right, Endo scars & all."

See the sort of racy image for yourself below:

Lena Dunham Bikini Selfie

To what is Dunham referring?

"Endo" is the star's shorthand for Endometriosis, which a disorder that finds the tissue that typically lines the uterus grows in other places in the body.

Back in a letter for the Lenny Letter newspaper (titled "The Sickest Girl"), Dunham explained that the condition is heightened during a woman's menstrual cycle.

This causes the aforementioned tissue to swell and bleed, leading to pain, fatigue, nausea, gastrointestinal problems, and a number of other physical problems.

Dunham has battle Endometriosis for many years now.

As she mentioned in her Lenny Letter entry, she has attempted numerous different treatments to alleviate the symptoms.

They haven't produced great results.

"Out of tangible options, I started Lupron: monthly injections that shut down the production of estrogen and therefore the proliferation of endometrial cells where they shouldn't be," she wrote.

"It's a temporary menopause of sorts, and while it solves certain issues, others pop up like whack-a-moles.

"I no longer felt a fist was unfurling in my uterus, but I did have zero ability to regulate my temperature, achy hip joints, and the emotional sensitivity of a drunk girl at prom.

"Life is a series of trade-offs, I suppose."

Dunham has learned how to regular the disease a bit, but it still gets in the way of her career on occasion.

Earlier this year, for example, Dunham skipped the Girls press tour "due to a "a rough patch with the illness" that required her to get rest."

"I'm lucky enough to have support and backup from Jenni, Judd and the whole Girls gang," she wrote in an Instagram post at the time.

"So many women with this disease literally don't have the option of time off and I won't take it for granted."

Dunham may be sad that her "Endo" is acting up, but perhaps she's happy that attention is now on parts of her body that are NOT her mouth.

The outspoken star stuck her foot directly into it this month when she wrote that New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. gave her a glimpse at the MET Gala in May and then decided she was most definitely not his type.

Beckham didn't say anything of this nature.

It was simply the impression Duham got from the professional athlete.

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After receiving backlash for making this kind of assumption, for making it appear as if Beckham simply had to be viewing a woman as a piece of meat, Dunham issued an apology.

"I struggle at industry events (and in life) with the sense that I don't rep a certain standard of beauty and so when I show up to the Met Ball surrounded by models and swan-like actresses it's hard not to feel like a sack of flaming garbage," she wrote, adding:

"This felt especially intense with a handsome athlete as my dinner companion and a bunch of women I was sure he'd rather be seated with.

"But I went ahead and projected these insecurities and made totally narcissistic assumptions about what he was thinking, then presented those assumptions as facts.

"I feel terrible about it."

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Lena Dunham Quotes

My mother and I have a massive fight when I choose to wear a banana-printed belly shirt and pink leggings to the Vatican.

I am 20 years old and hate myself. My hair, my face, the curve of my stomach. The way my voice comes out wavering and my poems come out maudlin.