I am in turmoil and am unable to discuss with anyone.
i have been visiting the Dr for the last few months with Gyne problems , heavy frequent bleeding , painful Intercourse, abdominal bloating.lowback pain
Advised it was my IBS, I am 49 and have had IBS since a young teenager so know my symptoms.
back pain given naproxen and told it was arthritis
i had an internal and smear in Feb and was found to have polyp inside lining of womb, waiting to have that removed .
for more than 2 weeks my stomach has been huge , I look 6months pregnant. Dr thought I had a blockage even though I insisted my bowels were ok . Sent to hospital had X-ray which ruled out blockage , advised stop naproxen as could be aggravating tummy and swelling would go down . Another 4 days bloating worse, back pain and pelvic pain worse and now constant nausea and full feeling ( but no wind ) back to Dr who ordered bloods and urine tests .
Anyway I was called back to see him Thursday and a test for CA125 was abnormally high and he would refer me for an urgent scan . So I’ve done what I know very well I shouldn’t and googled what this might mean. All my symptoms are totally textbook, plus I’ve been in the scales and realised I’ve lost 5lb in 3 weeks , which could be due to reduced appetite.
my husband is being made redundant and has a job interview on Monday so I can’t tell him because he will go to bits .
feeling very scared and also cross that Dr told me , I would much rather just been referred for a scan and then been told depending on what the scan showed .
sorry to rant a bit but I have had this running through my mind now for a couple of days with no one to share it with. Goodness knows how I’m going to cope waiting for a scan ! Thanks for reading Clare