I have some concerning symptoms but i'm not sure what I should do about it...
I should mention that I had been on the pill for about 8yrs but have been off the pill for about 2 yrs right now. I am 25yrs old, 5 foot & 8 inches, and 145lbs. I have hpv and had cryo done about 3 yrs ago. I have regular paps and they have all come back normal since my cryo.
I have had painful intercourse> it feels like a bad bruise inside my abd region. But this only happened a few times it doesn't happen every time.
I have had pain in my ovaries. Usually it feels like pressure that comes on strong and gets worse but then goes away. Sometimes when I stand up i'll get a sharp pain in my ovaries and it also happens sometimes if I cough. Sometimes I get an odd pressure/pain feeling in my ovaries and i'll feel the need to stretch out my lower abd. It then goes away.All of this didn't really concern me too much except that one evening the pain was so bad that it scared me and I was even going to go to the er. I ended up taking a gravol and going to bed instead. This is happening more and more lately. This is not gas and it is not menstrual cramps.
I have been feeling very nauseous and bloated lately and my abd looks like it's swollen at times. Last month I was late getting my period for like 2 wks. I started waking up in the middle of the night feeling like I was going to vomit. I thought that I was pregnant but that was not the case. Lately I have had indigestion quite frequently-which is unusual for me.
The more I research this online the more I think I should go to the doc but then the symptoms go away and I feel great. So I did't end up going. Plus I had a pelvic exam done during my last pap in oct'06 and everything went fine.
I am not sure what to do about this. As these symptoms could just be nothing. I mean maybe i'm just reading too much into things? Or should I just get it checked anyway? The thing is, is that I hate going to the doc- I had been sexually assulted in the past and every time I go to the doc for woman problems it remindes me of it. I end up crying my eyes out and making a fool of myself. I don't want to be labeled as the crying girl that thinks she has medical issues when she don't. I know this sounds stupid but that's how I feel.Embarassed I don't want to go only to find out that this is nothing and that I have only wasted my doc's time....???What should I do?
Has anyone else had these symptoms? What did you do? Do you think these symptoms are just random and unrelated?
According to your symptoms (pain in lower abdomen), you could be sensing your ovaries, but not necessarily.
You can request a vaginal ultrasound scan to exclude ovarian disorders such as inflammation (oophoritis) or an ovarian cyst. A 2 week delay in your menstrual period last month may be due to the existence of a functional ovarian cyst. Functional ovarian cysts usually cause cycle irregularities. Ovarian cysts can cause also pain when they become too large or become complicated by an infarction, rupture or infection.
If everything is OK with your reproductive system, then you can check your digestive system (intestines) with an specialist called an internist.
Sexual assault is a very tragic event. You might seek expert help from a mental health doctor to process and move through the experience.
I have the SAME problem!! and no one can find an answer..all tests come up fine, and the only other thing different from me is, i have not gotten my period since christman..so 6 months ago!..im workin on that problem right now, but i have the same pain and feeling of throwing up..very bloated and retaining water! i wake up with massive headaches EVERYDAY! im not a headache kind of person! ever..make sure u get a good doctor because im still on the search!
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