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Hi ladies,I decided to start my own thread as i dont want to freak out anyone whose new to the dreaded Dermoids!!though im not happy to see how many of us suffer with these things.I won't bore you with all my medical issues...In 2011 a year after having Gallbladder surgery,with Major complications,I was still in pain so had a CT scan that showed up a Dermoid Cyst 8×8 cm with a piece of pointy bone in it which was causing all my pain.I got referred to an Oncologist/Gyn and had it removed within 5 weeks.The Dermoid had grown from my left ovary and under my Uterus poking my right ovary (which is where I got most of the pain) I had to have the ovary and both damaged fallopian tubes removed via keyhole.I was 42 and lucky enough to have had 4 children.I was told after that I would have no further problems,Dermoids are rare and that my periods and hot flushes would calm down now as the Dermoid had caused it all.I have felt like blah ever since,periods between 3-9 weeks,constant hot flushes and now tearful (all pointers to the Menopause) I had an MRI on my spine and it has showed up more Dermoids in my Pelvic area.Im gutted and in pain and annoyed that I didn't know any would grow from my seemingly healthy Ovary!!! I'm going to a Well woman's clinic on Monday and paying for some scans so I can get referred quickly.Last time I got the Cancer talk due to my age but at least I knew that one hadn't been growing for long as I had alot of scans for the Gallbladder.But I can't help but worry now I'm 46 and suspect these ones have been growing for 3-4 years.I had just reached the point of seeking a GYN as my periods and ovulation have become unbearable and I'd no idea I was at risk of more Dermoids!!!..I feel better for finding you ladies and talking to people who are going through this who totally understand.Thanks for any help/advice
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