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Irregular Menstrual Bleeding and Ovarian Cyst

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 3, 2008
  • 03:23 AM

Have been having very irregular menstrual bleeding for a few years now. I've actually been experiencing hemorrhaging during the actual menstrual cycle for several days where I would bleed through tampons, pads, underwear, and pants almost every hour/two. I've also had bleeding for several months straight or spotting in between periods. I have had menstrual cramps, back/hip pain, headaches, anemia (obviously), bloating, and depression. I also have recurring BV and low grade HPV (which seems to remain unchanged at the moment thankfully). I just recently had a vaginal ultrasound which showed that I have a rather large blood filled cyst on my ovary. A few years ago I had laproscopic surgery to check for endometriosis because my sister had to have an early histerectomy d/t endometriosis. The doctor said that there was a small spot where she found some scaring but didn't think this was the case. She did turn out to be very unreliable. So I'm wondering if maybe I could have endometriosis?? I'd like to avoid the surgery again if possible. Wondering if anyone may have had similar experience/symptoms?

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  • hi there, yes i to have had endometriosis, i was diagnosed with it about 12 years ago now. i found out because i wasnt conceiving a pregnancy. i then went ahead and had the endometriosis removed (10 years ago now).since then i had 1 miscarriage shortly after but was then told i had cyst on my ovaries. still to this day i have the cysts.but they are very tiny. doctors reckon they are nothing to worry about.i still get a lot of cramoing in my pelvic region due to the cysts but nothing i cant handle....i take 2 mersyndol every morning and a glass of metamucil everyday. this seems to slow down the cramping....u might want to try this. i find it very helpful.....good luck Have been having very irregular menstrual bleeding for a few years now. I've actually been experiencing hemorrhaging during the actual menstrual cycle for several days where I would bleed through tampons, pads, underwear, and pants almost every hour/two. I've also had bleeding for several months straight or spotting in between periods. I have had menstrual cramps, back/hip pain, headaches, anemia (obviously), bloating, and depression. I also have recurring BV and low grade HPV (which seems to remain unchanged at the moment thankfully). I just recently had a vaginal ultrasound which showed that I have a rather large blood filled cyst on my ovary. A few years ago I had laproscopic surgery to check for endometriosis because my sister had to have an early histerectomy d/t endometriosis. The doctor said that there was a small spot where she found some scaring but didn't think this was the case. She did turn out to be very unreliable. So I'm wondering if maybe I could have endometriosis?? I'd like to avoid the surgery again if possible. Wondering if anyone may have had similar experience/symptoms?
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