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Diagnosed PID, then Constipation, then symptoms of Appendicitis!!!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 24, 2014
  • 05:37 AM

Please bear with me regarding history and what I've been going through since January 6, 2013.
Personal Info: 35 y/o female, partial hysterectomy-everything taken except ovaries in 2007 due to cervical cancer. 6'0, 155 lbs, healthy, no chronic illnesses.
Around New Year's I thought I had a yeast infection and treated myself with a 3 day monistat. After that I was good for about a day. Heavy discharge started again. On the 6th, I got a test to see if it was a yeast infection to measure Ph levels. It was as big as a cotton swab. I could hardly insert because of pain, when I pulled it out, there was mucous blood. By the time I went from the bathroom to the living room, I feel to the floor in pain, (I had been having dull pain in my RLQ for a couple days, but not this bad.) I went to the er and they did multiple tests, pelvic exam, blood work, sonogram, cat scan. I had no STD and everything looked ok except my white cell count was a little elevated. He said I looked impacted and asked when was the last time I had a bowel movement, I said that day and he gave me a perplexed look and told me to take milk of magnesia to clear my system out. I took the MOM and continued to have regular bowel movements. He had diagnosed me with Pelican Inflammatory Disease and Chronic Pelvic pain. I was sent home with antibiotics and pain medicine. The closest way I can explain this pain is like having a constant contraction in labor, curled in a ball and also pressure in the anal/intestine area.
Go to doctor on the 10th. He does another pelvic exam and then an anal exam. He said all signs point to my appendix so he orders blood work stat. White cells were back to normal along with everything else and no inflammation in body. He prescribes a stronger pain medicine and says I have to wait it out. I think at this point my doc thinks I'm nuts. I just finished my antibiotic. The pain had turned into a dull constant pain still in my RLQ. Sharp pains began again today. I called the doctor and the nurse asked if I've been having bowel movements, I said yes. She asked if I wanted to be referred to a gynecologist or if I wanted more antibiotics. I said I don't know I'm just still in pain and I want to figure out what's going on. I'm calling again tomorrow to see if I can get some pain meds, I didn't realize how much they were controlling my pain level. The nurse said well if you do that it can make you constipated. I'm not constipated!!
I ran into a friend today ironically and her sister went through the same thing ironically. She had been to 5 doctors before she got her diagnosis. I know there is a term for it, but her ovary had twisted and bacteria was surrounded by it. They had to go in and take the ovary out.I'm now wondering if that's what's going on with me, but my sonogram showed my ovaries were fine.
So I am officially a mystery. I still have the pain, sick to my stomach, no appetite and so tired. Just going to the grocery store wipes me out.
I just wanted

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