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Pelvic and lower back pain.

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calvemjoe Fri 02-Oct-09 19:07:34

I have an ache in my pelvis and lower back with sharper pains over my ovaries that come and go. Dr has ruled out infection. My periods are heavier and lasting for 2 weeks and I am anemic. Dr has referred me for a scan. Any ideas Ladies, panicking a little here!

calvemjoe Fri 02-Oct-09 19:49:04

Anyone? Could do with hearing about personal experiences here.

alypaly Fri 02-Oct-09 19:50:35

have you had scans for a cyst on your ovaries?

calvemjoe Fri 02-Oct-09 19:53:46

Have just been referred. Could that be a likely cause?

lisasimpson Fri 02-Oct-09 20:07:52

fibroids? I hear they cause lower back pain.

Vigilanteawarenessraiser Fri 02-Oct-09 20:38:53

Has anyone talked to you about endometriosis?
Sounds like a possibility. look here.
You should raise it with the gynaecologist as a possibility even if they don't mention it to you, as it often goes undiagnosed.

alypaly Fri 02-Oct-09 21:02:44

lisasimpson TBH i have three fairly big fibroids and they have only ever caused me pain during sex.

Vraiser cud be right...endometriosis can be very painful and cause alot of irregular bledding

calvemjoe Fri 02-Oct-09 22:13:55

No ones talked about anything sad. Just said more tests, and I'm left on a waiting list worrying. Thanks ladies. The info there is great Vigilant.

calvemjoe Fri 02-Oct-09 22:26:10

Actually ticks a lot of boxes. Damn!

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