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after a pelvic exam, internal ultrasound and based on my complaints nothing was found. I have been having pain in my left side that started out as a constant thing where now it comes and goes. It was into my hip,down into my groin and the back of my leg. I did some research on my own and endo is what came up. So I decided to call and make an appointment. When it started out it was so bad I nearly hunched over, and was crying out. I noticed blood when I wiped many times. Then after 2 weeks the pain seemed to vanish and within about 4 days it was back. I ended up going to the ER and a CT scan was done. They said it was constipation. I took magnesium citrate and that helped somewhat. I have had this pain for 3 weeks in total. After it came back, it was mild until one night while shopping out of the blue I was hunched over again. I had to sit down and let it pass as much as I could. I thought maybe this is a kidney stone but the CT would've shown that and I don't think they go away and come back. So this is what led me to call the OBGYN. I did notice on the ultrasound there was a blotch of red and blue. I have no idea what that means. The nurse didn't say anything so I'm not sure. When I spoke to the doctor he said they found nothing. He said it may just be constipation or there's something called endometriosis. He said that can cause similar symptoms. He said to wait about 3-4 months and if things persist then to come back. He mentioned the surgery they perform to see if it's there as well as the CA-125 blood test. My question is if the CA-125 comes back normal, is it possible to still have endo? He told me to go home and research it but I can't find much information that I already don't know. He said before the surgery he would do a CT scan to look for any stones (kidney/gall). I guess to rule them out. In the meantime I am supposed to drink lots of water, eat more fiber, and try and have more frequent BM's. I am only 24 and he said as of right now I am fertile so no need to worry about that.
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