need opinion | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators. is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Unread 06-26-2004, 05:10 PM
need opinion

Hello everyone. I hate to ask any questions because I may not
have much wrong, but here goes. I started having problems in August of last year. Bloating, constipation, pelvic pain, heartburn, etc. Was treated for a bacterial infection in stomach that I tested positive for. It was H. Pylori. The pain stayed and was referred to a gastroenterologist. He did a colonoscopy, which was normal.
Then an EGD/ light down stomach, which showed gastritis, acid reflux disease and was diagnosed with irrititable bowel. Pain was still there so he referred me to a really good Gynecologist.
Oh before this I had an abdominal ultrasound and a vaginal ultrasound. All was normal except for one small fluid filled cyst on one ovary. Anyway, I went to the gynecologist, and he did a pap smear and did another vaginal ultrasound. Cyst was gone, ovaries looked normal, but found one small calcified fibroid in uterus. Since it's calcified, it can't grow. He said it may be endo,
but he wasn't sure, and didn't want to do anything unless it got really unbearable. Well actually the pain got a little better so I let it ride for a while. Then within the last two months I started bloating again, pelvic pain, stomach pain, and now shortness of breath. Have had heart and lungs checked out and had two chest x-rays to make sure they didn't see anything. All completely normal. Pain still persisted so now my family doctor has finally referred me to a surgeon. He thought that it may be adhesions from my tubal, and possible endo. I went to surgeon, who ordered a ct scan, because he felt a hernia behind my belly button. The ct showed the hernia, and all else was normal. No
fluid, tumors or anything. Did not do a pelvic ct though. Now my question, is it safe to say that all of this could be from adhesions, and endo. I can handle everything but the shortness of breath and full feeling no matter how little I eat. The surgeon is fixing the hernia this Friday coming, and is going to do laproscopy to look around for anything else, and also get rid of adhesions is needed. Please give some some advice. Thanks Wendy
By the way this is the best website. I absolutely love it.
Sponsored Links
Unread 06-26-2004, 05:43 PM
need opinion

hi Wendy,

It really seems as though you have all bases covered. I really do not know what to tell you.

Unfortunately, you have all of the symptoms that I had before being diagnosed for ovarian cancer. I even had, in the very beginning, a lump, bump, near my belly button which I only felt when I was lying flat on my back. I also thought it was a hernia.

Do you think that maybe the shortness of breath could be from nerves. They really do play a big part in our lives.

Hopefully after the hernia is fixed and you get the all ok, you will feel better.

Keep us up to date.
Unread 06-27-2004, 12:34 AM
need opinion

Hi Wendy! I've moved your thread over here to the Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives forum, which is the forum for ladies who are not yet scheduled for a hysterectomy and are considering all treatment options.

Good luck with your upcoming surgery... let us know what you find out, OK?

Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions

Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
3 Replies, Last Reply 09-09-2008, Started By thankfulnblessd
3 Replies, Last Reply 08-12-2008, Started By Cricut
4 Replies, Last Reply 02-05-2008, Started By jbud
4 Replies, Last Reply 11-19-2007, Started By garden1313
1 Reply, Last Reply 08-16-2007, Started By slbcla
2 Replies, Last Reply 09-20-2004, Started By Snooba
3 Replies, Last Reply 09-08-2004, Started By mlssstml
6 Replies, Last Reply 07-01-2004, Started By annabanna
2 Replies, Last Reply 04-20-2004, Started By brendamarie
1 Reply, Last Reply 08-03-2003, Started By CGauldin
8 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
7 Replies, Cancer Concerns - GYN
10 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
5 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
20 Replies, Cancer Concerns - GYN
3 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
8 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)


Hysterectomy News

September 20,2020


HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive


Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays

Request Information

I am a HysterSister


Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours


Your Hysterectomy Date

CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  

$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!