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August 9th, 2011
Nausea, dizzy, lower back pains
I am having the same symptoms. I have had several MRI and ultrasounds and only thing I keep gettting medicines. I am sick of just going and paying for er visits and medicines and would like some relief. I have seen several obgyn some think I am not being for real saying I have too many symptoms. Well I get dizzy on and off I have hot flashes severe lower back pains espescially at night and I get headaches and constant urination. My stomach feels like its hurting from the pit. I hope I get soem relief soon as I know my job is sick of me missing work
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replied August 25th, 2011
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Hi all - Having similar symptoms for years and finally this summer had an acute event that might be the precursor for some of you as well. I have a cystocele, a rectocele, a somewhat dropped uterus and an ovarian cyst. NOT fun at all. The only permanent fix is surgery. The temporary fix is a pessary...kind of like a diaphragm that helps prop everything up in there. It has devastated my life in general and has completely ruined my intimate life with my husband.....thankfully he is a kind, considerate and patient man & says he will not cheat. The first Dr. I saw (a man) told me to live with it. I fired him on the spot and am seeing two other surgeons. PLEASE don't stop seeking help for yourselves.....you may be able to prevent this from happening to you! Find a compassionate (likely female) uro-gynocologist.
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replied August 25th, 2011
I just found this and can relate to a lot of it. A part of the whole picture for me was a type of pain in the lower right abdomen and groin that sometimes wrapped around the upper pelvis and included the lower back and the hip joint. This pain has been intermittent since I was about 14 (that's now 40 years!) and when it occurred it could last anywhere from hours to MONTHS. Lying flat on my back for awhile helped when it was bad, but it would quickly recur when I got up. Over the years the pain has been blamed on ovarian cysts, rupture of a cyst, constipation, possible hip arthritis, and inguinal ligament strain. The pain was nauseating and as the years went by, it affected what clothing I could wear because clothing lines in some areas would gradually bring on the pain. I got tired of going to doctors and having diagnostic procedures because it took too much time and effort and they never found anything they could do anything about, so I just lived with it.

I have never noticed any connection of the pain with muscular activity, but recently it was finally figured out that the real problem was a HERNIA, and it would be aggravated by anything else going on in the abdomen. I did a lot of heavy lifting as a kid because we had horses, but I also had intermittent constipation and strained to pass it often. Nobody thinks of a hernia in a woman!

A woman's hernia of this type is similar to an inguinal hernia in a man but is slightly different and is called a femoral hernia. I had to go to a surgeon to get mine diagnosed after I began to suspect it myself--he could not feel one nor see one on CT scan but because my symptoms and history matched classic signs, he did surgery to explore the area and found a hernia as expected and repaired it.

I had never really considered a hernia possible, but I recently had a male colleague die of a ruptured strangulated hernia and it made me realize that a hernia often seems to come and go and suddenly someday is a crisis. These can be hard to diagnose, especially because when you lie on your back for a CT scan, the tissue going through the hole often drops back into the abdomen and it may not show up as abnormal.

Just something to consider when no one can find an answer and when your pain seems worse than expected for an ovarian cyst (although those ARE very painful, too!) If that is what it is, it is better to fix it when it is a routine procedure rather than if it strangulates internal tissues and becomes an emergency!
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replied August 25th, 2011
I just found this and can relate to a lot of it. A part of the whole picture for me was a type of pain in the lower right abdomen and groin that sometimes wrapped around the upper pelvis and included the lower back and the hip joint. This pain has been intermittent since I was about 14 (that's now 40 years!) and when it occurred it could last anywhere from hours to MONTHS. Lying flat on my back for awhile helped when it was bad, but it would quickly recur when I got up. Over the years the pain has been blamed on ovarian cysts, rupture of a cyst, constipation, possible hip arthritis, and inguinal ligament strain. The pain was nauseating and as the years went by, it affected what clothing I could wear because clothing lines in some areas would gradually bring on the pain. I got tired of going to doctors and having diagnostic procedures because it took too much time and effort and they never found anything they could do anything about, so I just lived with it.

I have never noticed any connection of the pain with muscular activity, but recently it was finally figured out that the real problem was a HERNIA, and it would be aggravated by anything else going on in the abdomen. I did a lot of heavy lifting as a kid because we had horses, but I also had intermittent constipation and strained to pass it often. Nobody thinks of a hernia in a woman!

A woman's hernia of this type is similar to an inguinal hernia in a man but is slightly different and is called a femoral hernia. I had to go to a surgeon to get mine diagnosed after I began to suspect it myself--he could not feel one nor see one on CT scan but because my symptoms and history matched classic signs, he did surgery to explore the area and found a hernia as expected and repaired it.

I had never really considered a hernia possible, but I recently had a male colleague die of a ruptured strangulated hernia and it made me realize that a hernia often seems to come and go and suddenly someday is a crisis. These can be hard to diagnose, especially because when you lie on your back for a CT scan, the tissue going through the hole often drops back into the abdomen and it may not show up as abnormal.

Just something to consider when no one can find an answer and when your pain seems worse than expected for an ovarian cyst (although those ARE very painful, too!) If that is what it is, it is better to fix it when it is a routine procedure rather than if it strangulates internal tissues and becomes an emergency!
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replied September 19th, 2011
Ovarian cycsts, IBS, ...
Hi all,

The first time I had pain in my lower left abdomen was a year ago. I went to my doc and they did an ultrasound and said it was a cyst (apparently a very common occurance with women which I found out after speaking with my girl friends). anyway, she ordered a repeat Ultrasound a month later and it resolved itself like she said most do.

Almost a year to date, I'm experiencing pain in same area. Hwr, this time, I'm noticing nausea and dizziness (seems related to head/neck movements and possibly scents). No way I'm pregnant.
Anyway, having did another ultrasound and uringe & bloodwork to check to see if same thing.

I noticed a comment from one of you re: irritable bowel syndrome. I was diagnosed with possible IBS a while back so it could be mixing of symptoms or even a cause.

BTW, when I googled my sysmptoms, I read that the pain neurons/receptors for intestinal, gynocological, and (something else, forgot!) occurances are similar and that the brain sometimes confuses these signals so, as another person said, make sure you keep your mind open and explore different possibilities!

Wishing you all good health!
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replied September 22nd, 2011
Ouch!
Hi, I've been experiencing some pain to.
Real quick: 37/s/v/f, throughout the years I've had irregular menstruals. But with the help of hormones. I have a history of back and stomach pain and family history of ovary problems varies from cyst and on.
I'm not on any hormone medication, due to when it did work, I was bleeding so bad, I'd pass out. I'm waiting to see an endocrinologist.
I have a lot of medical illnesses, but when it comes to bowel movements, I'm good.
This pain is the feeling like you're constipated and having cramps.
Seeing as I'm not experiencing any of those 2. I have to rule them out.
When I sit back in a recliner or lay down, it helps, but the pain never goes away. It hurts when standing and walking and bending down.
The other night I thought I was going to fall over and cry, the pain was so excruciating!
I'm not stressed and no change in my diet. However 2 things have changed. I was exercising regularly but had to stop due to personal issues, so it could be gaining the weight back. Although it's been several months since I last exercised like I was. And I have been reading a lot, which has been bothering my neck and so was thinking maybe that but doubt it.
If anyone have suggestions please don't hold back.
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replied October 20th, 2011
I'm 19 years old and I've just started experiencing lower back pain accompanied by nausea. I've also had sharp intermittant pain in my right pelvic area. I had this pain once before when I was 12 years old and was admitted to hospital because it was so severe. The doctor could not come up with the diagnosis and I didn't have the pain again until now. I'm really worried that it could be ovarian cysts/polycystic ovaries? I've also recently experienced abdominal bloating and weight gain over the past few months but I don't know if its because of my diet?
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replied December 7th, 2011
I have had these symptoms for a few days now.
Firstly it started with feeling generally under the weather, tired, loss of appetite etc. But then i got the uncomfortable pressure pain in my left side, which lasted about 24 hours, before the pain started on the other side aswell.
It sort of feels like hunger pains, but in both sides and lower back.
I went to see the walk in department this morning, and they tested me for urine infection (no pain when peeing), diabeties, blood sugar levels, and they were all normal. They have referred me back to my GP this afternoon for further tests. Hopefuly they will be able to give a more conclusive diagnosis. The pain is not unbearable, but its uncomfortable and feels like lots of pressure. The only thing that the nurse was able to suggest, is the fact that i have had the contraceptive implant fitted approx 2 months ago, and since this has been fitted i have had constant bleeding, and no regular period, so this could be related, or possibly anemia? Nothing was suggested about the ovarian cysts, so maybe this could be ruled out? I will let you ladies know about the result to hopefully help with peace of mind x
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replied December 7th, 2011
I have had these symptoms for a few days now.
Firstly it started with feeling generally under the weather, tired, loss of appetite etc. But then i got the uncomfortable pressure pain in my left side, which lasted about 24 hours, before the pain started on the other side aswell.
It sort of feels like hunger pains, but in both sides and lower back.
I went to see the walk in department this morning, and they tested me for urine infection (no pain when peeing), diabeties, blood sugar levels, and they were all normal. They have referred me back to my GP this afternoon for further tests. Hopefuly they will be able to give a more conclusive diagnosis. The pain is not unbearable, but its uncomfortable and feels like lots of pressure. The only thing that the nurse was able to suggest, is the fact that i have had the contraceptive implant fitted approx 2 months ago, and since this has been fitted i have had constant bleeding, and no regular period, so this could be related, or possibly anemia? Nothing was suggested about the ovarian cysts, so maybe this could be ruled out? I will let you ladies know about the result to hopefully help with peace of mind x
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replied December 12th, 2011
Ruptured Cyst
I just went into the ER today thinking I had appendecitis. The pain was terrible, and I couldn't move at all without it hurting like my insides were being stabbed all over, like a giant balloon of pain. My stomach was swollen and I felt weak and feverish. Everyone thought it was appendecitis until my blood work and urine tests came back fine. The CAT scan showed that I had a lot of free fluid floating around and no cyst in sight. So apparently my cyst... exploded. They gave me morphine and some fluids but really I was extremely dizzy and weak feeling and quite light headed (before morphine). Then they told me it was a ruptured cyst and brushed me aside and didn't really tell me much of anything about what I was experiencing. They didn't seem to understand much of what was going on and told me thats what they hypothesized, that it was a ruptured cyst that caused the free fluid. I felt like I was pulling teeth for them to even tell me that(they didn't let me use a wheel chair even though I was in incredible pain by walking). But its been over 24 hours since the pain first started and I'm on vicadin. I'm still extremely dizzy and weak feeling, and the pain has subsided a bit but whenever I move I can feel it again. My abdomen keeps getting these spasms and rumbles all over. But vicadin is definitely helping with the pain, so I can finally walk now without too much discomfort. My lower back had hurt for two weeks or so before and I kept getting these neck pains. I got the cyst because I didn't understand the birth control I was on, and I took it regularly after I missed a week. My hormones went crazy and this is what happened. At least now I know. Smile
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replied December 23rd, 2011
what is it
i am haveing symptoms of either pregnancy or a cyst here r my symptoms nause,headache,tiredness,pelvic pain,dizzeness,lower backache,bloated hard
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replied December 23rd, 2011
what is it
i am haveing symptoms of either pregnancy or a cyst here r my symptoms nause,headache,tiredness,pelvic pain,dizzeness,lower backache,bloated hard
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replied December 24th, 2011
hi im 49 and i also have many of these symtoms lower back pain water infections headache dizzy spells the lot , i got got told by my doctor that im going thru perri menopause i just sit and cry all the time its awful plz can anyone tell me if they have these horrid thoughts to plz x
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replied February 20th, 2012
IV been having the same problems as everybody else who has posted on here the pain is really pain and I feel bloated all the time ... I feel dizzy when I look up and down and when I try stretching I get pains in my upper and lower abdomen I'm only sixteen and I don't know what to do .... I'm scared in case it has a long time effect on me. IV also been suffering from M.E for four years and I wondered if this has anything to do with it but I have had water infections and other tipes of infections and it doesn't feel anything like those.. Sometimes I don't get any sleep at night becuase I'm crying from the pain in my abdomen and I'm always feeling sick and I try to stop my self from being sick becuase I'm terrified of it ...if anyone has any sugesstions please help me Sad
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replied February 20th, 2012
help!
IV been having the same problems as everybody else who has posted on here the pain is really pain and I feel bloated all the time ... I feel dizzy when I look up and down and when I try stretching I get pains in my upper and lower abdomen I'm only sixteen and I don't know what to do .... I'm scared in case it has a long time effect on me. IV also been suffering from M.E for four years and I wondered if this has anything to do with it but I have had water infections and other tipes of infections and it doesn't feel anything like those.. Sometimes I don't get any sleep at night becuase I'm crying from the pain in my abdomen and I'm always feeling sick and I try to stop my self from being sick becuase I'm terrified of it ...if anyone has any sugesstions please help me Sad
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replied February 21st, 2012
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Mine started early December, it just felt like period cramps a week after my period which was unusual. In January it happened again but got much worse. I went to the doctor and he suspected PID, and put me on an antibiotic. The tests came back negative. One night I had the worst cramps I've ever had, all in the left side. It got to the point where I couldn't move I was in so much pain. My boyfriend had to carry me in, where the doctor said he didn't think it was surgical and to go home.

The pain lasted 14 hours. I've still had the sharp pains since. Last week I went to my doctor and she suspects PID or ovarian cysts. I have an appointment with a gyno on Thursday, with an ultrasound on March 12. I live in Canada so there are long waits for ultrasounds which is awful. I'm very worried about fertility, as well as just this pain in general. I want to feel well and have a happy pain free sex life.

I will repost after I see the gyno on Thursday and see what he says, if anything is helpful.
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replied February 22nd, 2012
Hi, the symptoms really look like pregnancy for more info you can read it https://saymommy.com/pregnancy-symptoms/ or go to doc. Good luck!!!
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replied February 25th, 2012
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I saw my gynaecologist. He did a pelvic exam and said everything felt normal and won't know for sure until we do an ultrasound. If nothing appears on the ultrasound then we'll do a larascopy to rule everything out. His suspicion is either endometriosis, or IBS. The colon and bowels are all around our lady parts, and sometimes symptoms in a certain area are confused for another. I'll let you know how it goes.
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replied March 3rd, 2012
So many replies and only one person has the decency to come back, I don't understand this forum at all. What's the point of it?

Everyone telling the same symptoms and none the wiser as no one comes back and tells what happened?
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replied May 11th, 2012
Ovarian ruptured cyst, headache, nausea, dizzyness and back pain
I,m 49 and had the most horribly painful periods that last about 9 days. Less than 2 weeks later I had another that lasted 8 days. For about 3 days each I can barely move the pain is so bad. Then about 2 1/2 weeks after the last one ended I suddenly got stabbing pains to the left of my navel and the pain went through to my back and finally to the whole left side. I went to the Clinic to see the Dr. as I couldn't wait for my appt. the next day. He sent me over to Emergency for some blood work and my white blood cell count was a bit elevated. He also sent me for a lung x-ray but it didn't show anything. He thought he heard something going on in there. My head was hurting so bad and I felt nauseous, dizzy and my stomach felt bloated. The questions were routine and yes I go to the bathroom just fine except that my uterus hurts when my bladder finishes emptying (feels like someone kicked me hard there) and he wasn't quite sure what was going on, gave me a shot of Morphine and sent me home with some painkillers as my lower back is also spasming. 2 days later saw my regular GP, a female doctor(the receptionist had cancelled my other appt. without telling me!). She looked at my file and said the ultrasound I had a few months ago showed several cysts, so I was correct in assuming it had ruptured. Will be going back for a blood test in 2 days to see if my white blood cell count has gone down, otherwise I'll likely be put on antibiotics. I'm also going to see the Gyno as apparently my Uterus is prolapsed and so every month is hell. I still have a massive headache and lower back pain that won't go, but the pain on my side has dissipated. Still bloated feeling and even looks like it...
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