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Lump on side of stomach, missed periods, nuva ring missing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a lump on my left side. it hurts to use the restroom, it causes pain in my left side. I haven't had my period, if i was pregnant id be 4-5 weeks along but pregnancy tests are all coming out negative.
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Lump on left side of what?
User :   hi
User :   my side, stomache, front
User :   about my pelvic bone
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this complaint?
User :   3-4 weeks
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   its pretty constant discomfort but its very painful when i use the bathroom
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   can you rate the pain?
Doctor :   form 1 to 10?
User :   maybe a 2 or 3
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   low pain
Doctor :   Do you have any stool disturbances?
User :   such as?
Doctor :   like constipation
User :   no, not really
User :   i BM 2 times a day probably
User :   but like, its hard right now because its sort of painful
User :   other than pain, its regular
Doctor :   Does the pain decrease after passing the stools?
User :   hmmm i hadnt noticed
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   let me think about that
User :   yes i think so
Doctor :   Are you able to pin point the area of pain?
User :   yes
Doctor :   How big is the area?
User :   ok
User :   i just pressed all around on my stomache
User :   and its pretty large
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   um
User :   the upper end of the pained area ends at my navel
Doctor :   Does it pain while pressing?
User :   it pretty much goes all the way down to my groin and all left of there
User :   yes
User :   very much, esp below my navel
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any disturbance with periods?
User :   i havent had one in a month and a half
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   ive been using the nuva ring for bc for a year
User :   i noticed my ring was missing june 17th
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   and havent used anything besides condoms sinced
User :   since*
Doctor :   How did you get to know that the ring was missing?
User :   i usually get my period on the 1-3 of the month
User :   i checked to make sure it was there
User :   i periodically check
User :   could the pain im feeling be a symptom of pregnancy?
Doctor :   No.
User :   good
User :   but there is something wrong
Doctor :   It could be due to mis placed ring.
User :   where could it go?
User :   theres nowhere for it to go
Doctor :   It could have gone further inside.
User :   it cant penetrate the cervix
Doctor :   In rare conditions it may.
User :   interesting
Doctor :   How did you check for the ring?
User :   with my fingers
User :   thats how i always remove it
User :   i had my boyfriend check for it too
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You can consult a gynecologist/ GP.
Doctor :   Further assistance
User :   alright
User :   is there anything else the pain could be?
Doctor :   Could be due to any
User :   does it sound serious though?
Doctor :   Pathology of the intestine.
User :   or could i wait?
User :   i dont have insurance right now
Doctor :   or the uterus
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks
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