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frustrated and in pain

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  • Posted By: frustrated4
  • November 21, 2008
  • 08:41 PM

My pain didn't start until I was about 7 mths. pregnant with my first child. I have 4. I didn't actually feel it until my husband and I had sex one day. It was a certain "spot" that felt like it was somewhere near my cervix. it was a very sharp pain that immediately made me start crying. that's how painful it was. I have delt with this pain for a little over 15 yrs. I have been to 5 different doctors who have told me different things but that basically, they can't find anything that could be causing my symptoms. One doctor told me that I should just go ahead and have all the children I want and then have a hysterectamy! What kinda crap is that?! you don't know what's wrong but you want me to get rid of all my female organs anyway, not knowing if that's gonna fix the problem?! NO THANKS! I couldn't stand it when some of those doctors told me this pain was in my head! I know what I'm feeling! Other doctors have told me it could be PID or Endometriosis. So I've had 2 laporoscopies done. In the second one that was done, he removed some scar tissue. After I had time to heal, my husband and I had sex very slowly and carefully. After a while we started trying and using different positions and guess what? it seemed to have worked b/c every position we did gave me no pain. But it didn't last. I think this pain has spread and gotten worse over the years. I feel this pain much worse while on my period and during bowel movements. Sometimes I feel this pain when I sit down the wrong way! I have another appointment with another doctor in February.This pain has deeply affected sex with my husband to the point that I could honestly care less about it, ever! But I desperately want this problem to be fixed so that I can enjoy sex again. I used to enjoy it before the baby. Now that I've had 4 children, I really think that's what's made "my spot" seem worse. I think my body was too small for 4 big pregnancies, I don't know. Has any other woman experienced these symptoms?

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  • Frustrated, have you looked into the possibility that this may be your colon causing you problems? You said you have felt it during a bowel movement and when you sit. I have diverticulitis and can have both of those symptoms. Perhaps you should have a colonoscopy to rule this out. I would suggest seeing a gastroenterologist. Perhaps this has nothing to do with your female organs.
    Beth56 272 Replies
    • November 21, 2008
    • 08:49 PM
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  • What is PID? I am sure it's not in your head. Do you also have pain after sex? I mean hours to 1-2 days after. If so, it could be pelvic congestion syndrome.
    Felsen 510 Replies
    • November 21, 2008
    • 09:22 PM
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  • PID = pelvic inflammatory disease
    Beth56 272 Replies
    • November 21, 2008
    • 10:00 PM
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