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What could my pain mean?

Hey guys,
I'm at my wits end here so I hope this can somehow give me some ideas on what the hell is wrong with me. I'm a 20 year old obese female.

So about 8 weeks ago, I started getting pain in my lower left abdomen that was intermittent. I went to the GP, and was treated for diverticulitis and told to come back if the antibiotics didn't help the pain.

Since then, the pain has gotten so much worse. It is constantly in my lower abdomen but radiates all over my lower stomach, above my belly button, up my left side under my ribs, through to my lower back and my thighs. The pain stays at a constant 6/7 out of 10, but will surge to an 11 out of 10 if I exert myself at all (even showering does this).

I also have severe nausea, fatigue, hot flushes, constipation/diarrhea, loss of appetite, small weight loss, severe stabbing pain in my cervix/vagina, my hair is falling out way more than normal, tender breasts and feel like I am going to faint often.

I had a CT scan done around 6-7 weeks ago which showed a 23mm cyst on my left ovary and nothing else. I have had blood tests done which just show raised inflammation. I do not have a UTI, no appendix and am not pregnant. I have been on multiple antibiotics which have done nothing. I am prescribed endone and tramadol for the pain but neither do anything so I do not take them.

I had an internal ultrasound last week which showed no abnormalities, even the cyst was gone but there was no free fluid. I've seen a gynecologist who did a pap smear and more bloods who I have to see again in a month. She suggested seeing a gastro specialist and getting the implanon removed.

If you have been through similar things, please let me know what your diagnosis was. I can't handle living like this anymore.
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363281 tn?1590104173
Hello~I am so sorry you are going through this.

I have not been through this, but, I think I may know what it is, it could very well be Candida. Here is an article on it:
•Cravings for sweets
•Bad breath
•White coat on tongue
•Brain fog
•Hormone imbalance
•Joint pain
•Loss of sex drive
•Chronic sinus and allergy issues
•Digestive problems (gas and bloating)
•Weak immune system
These are just some of the signs that you may have candida and in this article you will learn other candida symptoms along with what causes candida and the diet to naturally treat candida.

363281 tn?1590104173
What is Candida you may ask:
Candida Albicans is the most common type of yeast infection found in the mouth, intestinal tract and vagina, and it may affect skin and other mucous membranes. If the immune system is functioning optimally, this type of yeast infection is rarely serious. However, if the immune system is not functioning properly, the candida infection can migrate to other areas of the body, including the blood and membranes around the heart or brain. (1)
Candida Albicans
Candida is a fungus that aids with nutrient absorption and digestion, when in proper levels in the body. When it overproduces, the typical candida symptoms may appear. In the digestive tract, left unchecked, it breaks down the walls of the intestinal lining and penetrates into the bloodstream. This releases by-product toxins and other toxins from your system, causing leaky gut syndrome.
When you body’s natural pH balance is upset, the candida can grow out of control, creating a systemic problem. Good healthy bacteria and a properly functioning immune system are essential when fighting this stubborn infection.
Candida Overgrowth Syndrome, or COS, is the term used when candida has grown out of control in your body. Make no mistake: This is a chronic health condition. Individuals that have never experienced a serious yeast infection can find they have developed new sensitivities, allergies or intolerances to a variety of foods. These foods include dairy, eggs, corn and gluten.
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23mm cyst? The cyst is twisted or has ruptured. Have it removed.
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Seriously that's a large cyst. I can't believe you said that and then other people started talking about yeast infections and stuff. No brainer. Simple surgery.
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