Fibroids - almost 35 post-myo

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I have had my initial fibroid when i was 17 it was 1-2 cm, with age it grew to 8cm and was very uncomfortable as it was intramural. I had a myomectomy and had it removed at 32. I got married at 33. It took me 6 months to normalise and was one of the most traumatic things that has ever happened to me. 

That said, it has since grown back and I am taking Esyma which hasn't done amazing but is helping my uterous was that of a 12 week pregnancy and is now 8 weeks. I am now taking my second round. I have an appointment with the gyane clinic but its painfully slow with the NHS.

On top of it - i have a hydrosalphinx on my left and a cyst on my right ovary. I also have adenomyosis. I am praying IVF works, as we have been trying for year and nothing. 

Does anyone have a similiar story? I have since become a pestertarian and avoid meat and try to go organic as much as possible. I am aiming to hit the gym soon. I used to weigh about 8 stone 12 pounds and now weight 9 stone 6. I am hoping to lose a few pounds and just up my fitness. 

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    Hi Meena, I have messaged you some info, it may help you. I live in Uk as well and I know how slow the process with nhs is. i have had fibroids and cysts on my left ovary and had it removed via keyhole but went private due to the long wait and other things with nhs. Your weight is normal I would say, and one reason that you may not conceive naturally is the fibroids and the rest. I was told to try naturally after the operation for 4-5 months and only then try IVF. I have heard about esyma as well and doesn't seem to work for some people, plus the side effects. 

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    Hi Meena I have had my fibroids/cyst removed abroad last week and I will have IVF abroad cause I cant afford the prices in uk. I am heavier than you, I dont think your weight is an issue.Is better to have the fibroids and the cyst removed before doing IVF but brace yourself will be along journey with nhs. Happy to chat if you want details. 

     

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    From the sound of things everyone is going abroad or going private. I am worried and i have been told that any additional surgery may cause excessive scarring, i won't know until i speak to someone i.e. doctor

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      I would try and get an opinion that's is not NHS as they are quite bad in saying things that are not true just to save money. If you want just an opinion and if you have your scan/medical history email the contact I told you, he will tell you for sure if another operation will cause scar tissue and you may have a laparoscopic myomectomy this time.

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      Is normal to be scared but I would ask another doctor about my options. Remember that NHS are trying to save money, another operation will cost them. If you are going for ivf is better to hsve them removed for a better chance of succes. 
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    Hi Meena, I have lots of surgery scar tissues and still went for a laparoscopic myomectomy, it can be done if you find a competent and experienced doctor. Had my abroad done though, no doctor on nhs took the risk unfortunately. All good now, recovered very well so far. 
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