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Unread 10-22-2009, 03:41 PM
Fibroids, complex ovarian mass, and reasurrance

ok well, I have waayyy to much time on my hands...
I am unemployed, and waiting to start job hunting until I have surgery, so with that being said...
I was supposed to have had surgery on 10/5, got cancelled due to a fever, rescheduled for 11/9. I am thinking that I have had to much time to read, research, and second guess my decision to have this surgery.

A little history...
I have had problems with irregular, heavy bleeding, ovarian cysts, since before 2006, during that lap I was diagnosed with fibroids. My left ovary/tube were adhesed, and was taken due to a septated complex cyst, in 2006.

Recently, I was diagnosed with another cyst, (the u/s report dated 6/12/09 said "thick walled cystic mass with scattered low level echos"), I went for a second opinion, not for the cyst, but for continued bleeding problems on 8/10/09.

The new dr was surprised that the first dr, did not address this mass. New dr ordered a CA125, which thankfully came back ok. I had another u/s on 8/31/09, it said " 1. Enlarged fibroid uterus, with increase in the size of the largest fibroid in the fundus since 2008 exam. 2. Small mildly complicated right ovarian follicle with a somewhat thick irregular wall.

At any rate I just keep thinking, and driving myself & my DH CrAzY I need reasurrance. Thanks for listening and sorry for the long post.
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Unread 10-22-2009, 08:15 PM
Re: Fibroids, complex ovarian mass, and reasurrance

Hi Stacy!

Your issues sound very similar to mine. Everything went "textbook perfect" for me with my surgery and I hope you have the same positive results and experience a healthy life for years and years to come.

Unread 10-22-2009, 08:53 PM
Re: Fibroids, complex ovarian mass, and reasurrance

Hi! I know what you mean about having too much time on your hands. Sometimes we just think too much! But, the flip-side is that we have time to plan and pray before surgery.

So glad to hear your CA125 came back OK. Whew!

I am 10 weeks post-op and promise you that I feel better than ever! No more bleeding, pain, exhaustion, etc. It's such a relief to have all of that behind me.

Best wishes to you in your recovery! Keep us posted on your progress.
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Unread 10-23-2009, 08:07 AM
Re: Fibroids, complex ovarian mass, and reasurrance

Bizet Women, and Peppermintpeggy,

Thanks ladies for your words of encouragement they mean so much to me, I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy lives to offer me support. I have a supportive DH,(who I may be driving crazy) however no one else that I can really express my feelings to (I am an emotional person.) I have been praying alot, it has helped a great deal too.

All of this extra time is making me crazy. I am glad I have you sisters to help me through this. Thanks so much, I wish I could give you hugs, so here they are: "HUGS,HUGS, HUGS"

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