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Severe abdominal pain during periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   i had a pain in what i thought was my right ovary last month. it started right after my period. the next week i had another period and it very much relieved the pain. I still had a little pain. I have just finished with my last period and the pain is gone. I have had lower back pain this last period that comes and goes. what do you think is happening
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User :   hi i should also let you know i have a severe health anxiety problem too
Doctor :   so now there is no pain or the problem of pain is completely gone with the period
User :   just tinges around my scar tissue
User :   where i had the casarian
User :   feels like pulling
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have a doctor appt friday but am freaking out about this......tons of anxiety....think im dying
Doctor :   is there any tenderness of the scar tissue present ?
User :   no
User :   just twinges of pulling on occasion
Doctor :   do you have any urinary symptoms ?
User :   i have in the past.....
User :   many infections
Doctor :   ok
User :   but no burning when i pee
Doctor :   is thee any other symptom ?
User :   ive been sweating at night but am on xanax for the anxiety.......i always think im dying when i have something wrong....many symptoms of anxiety
Doctor :   what treatment are you on apart from xanax for anxiety ?
User :   lexapro...10 mgs daily
Doctor :   the twinges and occasional pulling types around the scar tissue is the normal thing to happen who has a scar and nothing to worry for that
User :   ok
User :   i have scoliosis and have had back problems before. i ran 3 miles a day 2 months ago .....i have been sitting all the time now and am thinking maybe that may be causing the back pain????
Doctor :   from when you have the back pain ?
User :   could sitting all the time after im used to being so active produce the back pain? it comes and goes
User :   by the way im 51
Doctor :   yes it can produce the pain because of the incorrect posture of sitting for long time
User :   that makes sense.... thank maybe I will live?????lol
Doctor :   there is no symptom in you which will shorten your life
Doctor :   you will live long
Doctor :   you need not worry about your health
Doctor :   it is in very good condition
User :   thanks !!!! what about the ovary pain I had? my sister is a nurse and thinks a cyst may have ruptured.... i also have hashimotos thyroiditis
User :   can anxiety cause excessive sweating???
Doctor :   ruptured ovarian cyst will give you severe pain in the abdomen
User :   i had some tenderness there with pain for about a week
User :   but it all went away
Doctor :   since it has gone with the periods - need not worry it is something related to the periods
User :   thanks....maybe the beginning of menopause?
Doctor :   yes like the menopause symptoms
Doctor :   regarding sweating yes anxiety causes sweating
User :   I still have periods regularly though ....isn't menopause when they stop?
Doctor :   menopause usually occurs around 50 years of age it may extend upto 55 years and beyond in few
Doctor :   it is normal
User :   thank you doctor...i feel better andwill use this service again.
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
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User :   love it.........thanks again
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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