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Basically, from the start - August 2013 I was suffering with bad period pain/cramps, bloating and extreme tiredness. I then had my implanon removed and had the Mirena coil inserted in November 2013. I suffered with heavy discharge, countless infections, thrush and bacterial vaginosis which resulted in weeks of antibiotics. The pain was really bad following the months from the insertion of the coil, therefore I went sent for an ultrasound scan at the hospital in March/April. I was told after months of waiting that they had found a tiny cyst, that it was physiological and that women get them all the time, it was nothing to worry about. After this, the pain gradually got worse, and it became a part of my daily life being in pain and suffering with back ache, sickness, dizzyness, extreme fatigue, and my legs would feel like they'd lost their function to walk if I worked too hard or stood up for too long. The dull ache sensation took it's toll on me most days and would result in me being in bed, having to take time off work. At this point, I lived at the Doctors.
I was told by te doctors that they thought it may be either: Endometriosis, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, IBS, Primary Dysmenorrhea. I had to go for blood tests, swab tests, Gynaecology appointment for pelvic examinations and another ultrasound scan which I was told everything was fine. I even started paying for acupuncture and healthy eating plans where I started a gluten free diet (which was hell as I'm such a fussy eater!) - I thought it would've been the bread that was causing the sickness and bloating.
I then went recently for another ultrasound scan two months ago, yet again waiting months on end for the scans and the results to follow; for them to tell me that they'd found a 2.7cm long cyst in my left ovary which was haemorrhaged. I then had the contraceptive innjection because I opted to have the coil out once I sorted this cyst out due to the side effects of phantom pregnancies, sore breasts and bloating, therefore I would be protected from pregnancy and haven't had much pain since. Although still am dizzy and feel sick all the time, am completely exhausted and nap every day, my left side is really tender and it feels very uncomfortable. I have been old that despite all the symptoms I'm experiencing, I'm going to be put on watchful waiting and have to wait for another ultrasound scan appointment to monitor the cyst.
I'm not sure if this is the best option? I just want it removed!
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