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Some answers.....but not all

Mar 11, 2014 - 7 comments

So I had my OBGYN appointment today. Didn't get as many answers as I had hoped. That is mainly because when my doctor faxed the referral to the OBGYN, she didn't mention ANYTHING about the night sweats, hot flashes etc...So I had to call my doctor's office and get them to send another referral to the OBGYN asking her to discuss and treat them. I was a little disappointed that I couldn't get the ball rolling on that. But like she said, she can't diagnose something that she wasn't referred about. Makes sense, but still irritating.

I do have the ball rolling on the other issue. She says I have lots of inflammation "down there". Not sure why my doctor never said anything or caught this. So I have a prescription for a super duper canesten. So I have to treat it for 2 months and then go back to see her and see if there's any change. If there's no change, then I have to go on a heavy duty steroid. I'd like to avoid that route if possible.

So i'm not 100% happy, but I suppose it's a start. *shrug*

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by jugglin, Mar 11, 2014
I'm sorry you didn't get to address all of the issues you wanted.  That is frustrating.  I do, however, hope that the diagnosis and rx you did get help out at least that issue.  I don't blame you for not wanting to go on the steroids.  Saying a prayer for you sweetie that this starts you down the recovery path!:)

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by Shannon79, Mar 11, 2014
Thanks j. I guess going down the recovery path, we take one step at a time. A lot like an addict.

I'll get there. Looks like it just might take more time then I hoped

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by Ellen038, Mar 11, 2014
I really hope you don't have to go on steroids either. They are brutal and really did some damage to me when I was on then the 13 weeks of this pregnancy and the other IVF attempts.  Hopefully this medication does the trick and you start to feel much better soon!

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by nic374, Mar 11, 2014
Oh no what happened? Where y trying to have another baby or was ur Cycles off?

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by plumber43, Mar 12, 2014
Strange you see a dr and you have symptoms but because your Dr didn't put it on paper she has to ignore them? Sounds crazy! Maybe they are all connected?!!! That stinks, I hope all goes well sweetie!
Hugs,
Mel

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by heather727, Mar 12, 2014
Did she at least set up a follow-up appointment to discuss the other issues?

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by Shannon79, Mar 12, 2014
Ellen - That's what I'm afraid of.

Nic - No not trying for another one. I've been having painful intercourse since the birth of my second son. So I saw my family Dr for it then she referred me to the OBGYN.

Mel - It's hard to say whether they're connected or not. I still say they're premenopausal symptoms (or something of that nature). Hugs

Heather - I'm going to call the OB's office to see if she wants to set up a follow up appointment for this. I'm not sure if she'll just wait till my next appt with her in may or not. I think she was also waiting for my family doctor to send the referral to her. She's not usually very quick about doing that

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