I had several CT scans and MRI done of a mass found in my right rectus muscle. I have had two children in the past 3 1/2 yrs. before that a laproscopic surgery to remove endometriosis on tubes and before that gastric bypass. I ended up having a biopsy of the right rectus muscle where this mass was. They had to enter on the left and go in on an angle to retrieve biopsy. I was told it was desmoid fibromatosis. When leaving they just said to rest for 24 hrs. O-k did that and was taking pain medicine. I was not told not to lift anything. Well I have a 2 yr old and 3 yr old and am a stay at home mom. I'm on week 3 as of today since the biopsy. Am now on just tylenol and motrin alternating every 3 hrs so 6 hours between each same medication. Well I have a burning sensation rated about a 5 on a 0-10. Before the biopsy it was about a 2 constantly. Called the Dr. and they said they may want to do a CT to check for internal bleeding. They did not get back to me today if that was the COA. Anyways, I'm concerned because when I cough, pass gas or have a BM it hurts more. The burning is constant and starts from the illiac bone area to almost mid center of abdomen. I know the appendix is in that general area. Is it possible that either the fibromatosis has attached to the appenix or possibly they nicked it when doing the biopsy? I don't know exactly how large the tumor is. Through the skin it feels about an egg size. Should I be concerned about a possible appendix issue? When should I go to emergency if needed? How would I explain to emergency technicians about the mass. Even my doctors don't want to open me up until they do a colonoscopy. I'm quite nervous as I have two toddlers that need their mommy. Any help or insight would be appreciated.
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