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Diagnosed with Uterine myoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   Hi, I am 31 years old and havent hd a period for 10 years, I went in to have ovarian drilling on friday for PCOS to help me concieve. They didnt end up doing it as they found a rugby ball sized cyst just under my belly button, I didnt really focus on what the doctor was telling me when i came round. They took blood tests and fluid samples and what i thought she said mass samples when i was under aneastetic, They tell me i have to go back in 4 weeks when swelling has gone down for an mri scan and by then they will have other results. She then went on to say I will have to have more surgery and maybe medicine, also i might not be under Gynea then, but another doctor. I'm really confused and scared, what did she mean??
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   The conditon you explain is probably Uterine myoma
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   Its a benign growth in the endometrium of uterus
Doctor :   Its more common in Unconceived motheres
Doctor :   mothers
User :   whay do i need mri
User :   why
Doctor :   Just to confirm the nature of tumour and any spreads if any
Doctor :   And to determine the extent of involvment
User :   does that mean cancer?
Doctor :   So that can plan for surgical removal
Doctor :   Once we have tumour ita protocol for MRI and confirm the nature
User :   why didnt they remove it on friday, why just drain it and then say i have to go back to have it removed and why cant they do it via laproscopy?
Doctor :   Unless exaxct borders and involvement is confirmed we cant remove
Doctor :   And we should also rule out spread if any
User :   Now they have drained it my lower tummy has changed shape, when i eat or drink i need toilet straight away and it hurts is that normal?
Doctor :   Yes you will have some infalmatory changes folliwng a procedure will revert back in few days
User :   also since friay i have lost 7lbs
User :   friday
Doctor :   Ok
User :   will they still do ovarian drilling?
Doctor :   Its obvoius when the fliud collection si drained then there will be weight loss
Doctor :   Yes for diagnostic purpose
Doctor :   all you need will be a complete work up
Doctor :   Nad then the procedure will be decided there are chances you may not require procedures to
Doctor :   It can be confirmed after MRI
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