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Multiple cysts in the body, indigestion, hysterectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   I am having many random health issues. the most concerning is that my body cannot handle digesting anything more than fruits and veggies.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I had a partial hysterectomy two years ago
User :   hello
User :   one ovary remains and I still have a cycle
User :   my food problems seem to get increasingly worse at the start of my cycle
Doctor :   May I know your age, number of children & any other illnesses that you suffer?
User :   30, no children, one pregnancy, I have cysts on the remaining ovary
User :   sinus bradycardia, cysts in kidney/liver
Doctor :   What was the indication for hysterectomy?
User :   adenomyosis, right ovary was attached to the uterus
User :   2005 I had chocolate cyst, fibriod, and endometriosis removed
User :   the pain never went away from 2005
User :   and I continually develop bleeding cysts
Doctor :   When was the last review of your conditions?
User :   OBGYN wants me back on birth control, which does not work
User :   and the cysts
User :   I have so many symptoms it is hard to go to one DR
User :   no one knows what to do with me
User :   I have low thyroid, anemia, bp, heart rate, temperature
Doctor :   Ok, right now your prime concern is digestion right?
User :   mainly because everything hurts. the only time I feel good is when I do not eat
Doctor :   Could you tell me more about the cysts in the liver?
User :   not really
User :   i know they are there
User :   the urologist showed them to me on a CT scan with contract
User :   contrast*
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have the found the cause for so many cysts yet?
User :   never
User :   I also has one in my mouth and one on my eyelid
User :   both of which I have had many many years
Doctor :   You need the care of 2 specialities-
Doctor :   the surgeon
Doctor :   & the Physician
Doctor :   A thorough investigation in a medical school
Doctor :   will help you
User :   just a GP?
Doctor :   People are waiting a
Doctor :   .t medical schools to help
User :   what do I tell them>
User :   and why a surgeon?
Doctor :   Take all your files or I guess there is good information system in your country, where are you from?
User :   california
User :   UCLA is close by
Doctor :   First visit a Surgeon, as cysts are taken care of by them
Doctor :   He will send a reference to the Internal medicine department
User :   the OBGYN does not want to do surgery
Doctor :   There is no rule that only if you are willing to get surgery done that you must visit a
Doctor :   surgeon
Doctor :   They will do the appropriate investigations
Doctor :   first & then offer you a treatment
User :   I do not understand
Doctor :   You said that no one could offer you a conclusive
Doctor :   diagnosis, as to what is causing the cysts right?
User :   yeah
User :   so, internal medicine then?
Doctor :   The team of surgeons & physicians could do this
Doctor :   together
Doctor :   Hence you can visit either departments
Doctor :   Surgery is more appropriate
User :   i agree
Doctor :   Surgery dept is more appropriate
User :   but I cannot get an DR to agree with that
Doctor :   an DR?
User :   doctor
Doctor :   Have you met a surgeon?
User :   not specifically
User :   just specialist
Doctor :   A physician?
User :   internist, cardiologist, neurologist, urologist, gynecologist
User :   all specialities
Doctor :   You have been to all these?
User :   yes
Doctor :   At a medical school?
Doctor :   Go there
User :   what department do I start at?
Doctor :   Since you have a multisystem problem, & your case may need some research, you could start off with the Internal medicine dept
User :   ok
Doctor :   If they feel that its a surgical case, then they will refer you to the Surgeons
User :   thank you
User :   for you help and time
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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