I have been told that I have a retroverted uterus and ovarian cysts. I'm not sure what type of cyst yet though - i'm to go back to see the doctor once results come in from the scan! I had a mirena fitted in December 10, and I'm experiencing really bad pelvic pain and irregular bleeding. I have Pain during sex and after and I bleed after sex. I want to know how serious this is and if whether you think my pains are because of my retroverted uterus. I was referred to gyne August 10 and they found nothing via a pelvic ultrasound. Today I had a transvaginal scan and it revealed my tilted uterus and cysts. I want to know whether you think these pelvic pains are a result of the uterus/cysts or from the mirena, or both? I can't take the pill (have really bad nausea/headaches). So what can I do? I've never had a child, so maybe this is contributing to my pains? I'm a sufferer from really heavy painful periods also.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your symptoms of pain during intercourse, pelvic pain, post coital bleeding and dysmenorrhea( painful periods) can be due to the cysts or the Mirena coil. The tilt of the uterus will not produce such symptoms.
Mirena is notorious for causing pelvic inflammatory disease and intrauterine adhesions. Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. It occurs when bacteria move upward from a woman's vagina or cervix to her uterus or fallopian tubes. The secondary dysmenorrhea is due to pelvic inflammatory disease, fibroids, endometriosis (abnormality of lining of uterus), pelvic tumors, and intra uterine device (like copper-T) etc.
You should consult a gynecologist for internal examination and get the Mirena coil removed. You can use condoms or Nuva ring during intercourse to prevent pregnancy.
I'm 27 with no children yet but lately I've been thinking of starting a family in the next 2 yrs or so but I just found out I have a tilted uterus plus the possibility of a small cyst on my left ovary. I just had the ultrasound done this week but while I wait for more information from my doctor I am starting to get worried. About a month ago I also find out that I may have some Pre cancerous cells on my cervix. I can either get a LEEP procedure or kind of wait it out for a few months to see if it goes away on is on. My doctor told me the LEEP may reduce the strength of my cervix to carry a baby to full term
Has anyone else had these issues? My fianc is a bit worried too, especially if having a baby seems to be such a big risk to my health.
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