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at the end of my rope

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  • Posted By: bethy45
  • December 5, 2006
  • 07:47 AM

I am a 45 year old woman who for 2 years has had nothing but health problems. I have constant abdominal pain, I have this lump on the right side of my neck that starts small and then it grows to my right ear, swelling and getting tight almost till the point of where it feels as if it will burst. I had a large lump removed from there a year and a half ago, was told not cancerous, not to worry but since it was removed it has come back 3 times more and as we speak it is growing again. During these two years I have been tired constantly, fluctuating between diarea, and constipation, I have been diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure, I watch what I eat and record it and still not able to loose weight. Well the pain in abdomin is so severe I finally got a dr to listen to me and she ordered a ct scan, today I was told there is an enlargement on my overy, with a mass noted, and a thickening of my stomach wall. I am always nausious and often in the middle of the night I vomit and have aspirated it into my lungs. I do not drink or smoke. I do not eat after 4:30 pm, I am tired all the time, have excessive hair on face, legs feet ect, but I am losing the hair on my head. I do excersise daily, walking and eliptical in my home, 40 mins at least a day. recently I have started haveing blood in stool, Help? Ideas?

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  • No doubt, polycystic ovary syndrome!!!
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 8, 2006
    • 09:13 PM
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  • I work for a dermatologist and it is very common for cysts that were removed to recur. Ask whoever removed it what the actual dx was. I hoped that helped give you peace of mind with that issue. the other, PCOS. i was just dx with it myself.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 8, 2006
    • 10:32 PM
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