I am 32, 3 kids. I recently had an ultrasound of my pelvis because of intermittent tenderness in pelvic region plus aching and pressure. Lower and middle back dull aching even during night keeping me awake. I also get intermittent shooting pains and throbbing in legs. Occasionally get dull ache in right back with rarely sharp intense stabbing pain which last few mins. I have abdominal bloating and weight gain with no cause.

My ultrasound came back noting could find no cause for pain, however it mentions that I do have enlarged ovaries. Right 16cc 3.6 x 2.5 x 2.3cm, Left 15cc 3.6 x 2.6 x 2.9cm. My dr dismissed me and won't investigate further.

Should I get a second opinion? Is enlarged ovaries common? Any information appreciated.
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replied October 1st, 2010
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Enlarged ovaries along with the symptoms that you have of back pain, throbbing in legs, ache and pressure in pelvis, stabbing pains, suggest possibility of other serious issues like adhesions or endometriosis. Consider visiting another gynecologist for a complete check-up and a second opinion. Request for a diagnostic laparoscopy to be done to visualize internal changes that are responsible for your symptoms. Once the exact cause is made out appropriate treatment would be started to relieve your symptoms. In case endometriosis implants and/or adhesions are found during laparoscopy, they can be removed at once during the procedure.
Take care.

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