Hey, I've been dealing with chronic pelvic pain...right lower quadrant pain for about 10 years. Several ultrasounds, MRI, laproscropy, colonscopy. Nothing found. I do have 3 fibroids, and doctors say it is hard to think fibroids are causing that pain that I'm having. For about 14 days every month, I have extremely bad cramps...they usually wake me up a night, sometimes, night sweats. Sometimes, I have to take Vicodin. Pain gets better after a bowel movement. So, now the doctor wants to remove my fibroids and my appendix. Was told I may have chronic appendicitis. The pain is cyclic.....begins around the 9th day after my cycle stops and peaks until it's time for another one. I'm thinking I may have chronic appendictis, and the fibroids are part of the problem too. I just want to feel better.
Well, it is very difficult to assess the situation online without a detailed clinical evaluation and without a definite diagnosis at hand it is difficult to suggest a management plan. The described symptoms could be related to issues related to the GI/ GU tract, hormonal/ endocrine issues, neuro-muscular causes, growths/ masses etc. If no definite cause if found removal of the fibroids may be an appropriate next step after getting a hormonal evaluation. I would suggest discussing the situation and the management plan in detail with your treating doctor.
Hope this is helpful.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.