A lap surgery is the only way to diagnose adhesions. It sounds like that is your problem. Please keep us informed of your progress. robin M
At Fri, 26 Jul 2002, Kat wrote:
>I recently came upon this site after coming home from the doctor's
>office yesterday. I finally made up my mind that I am going to find out
>what is wrong with me once and for all, with or without the help of a
>I have suffered with this pain since I was about 28 yrs old. About 2
>years after my first pregnancy and C-Section. My first child was still
>born and a bit over 2 weeks over due. After 2 yrs, I became pregnant
>again and gave birth vagially. No problem.. Two years later I became
>pregnant again and miscarried. The pain started after my 2nd pregnancy.
>Lower back and hip pain. The doctors assured me that was normal and it
>would go away. I am now 42 years old, have gone to dozens of doctors in
>different fields and have gotten no results.
>Yesterday I went to a doctor and requested a laprascopy to see what the
>hell is going on inside me and he agreed it would be a good idea,
>however since I have ovarian and uterian cysts that are small, he feels
>that is probably what the problem is.
>About 16 years ago I said to a few doctors that since I had the old type
>of c-section, is it possible that scar tissue could have built up and
>might be the cause of the pain. He looked at me like I had 3 heads!
>Well I thought, I lived through the 70's, "the sexual revolution" I had
>a few partners, but could that be it...PID? Still, I had never been
>ordered tests to confirm or dismiss the inquiry!
>So now after almost 20 years, I am demanding these tests and finally got
>some action. I hope that the laparscopy will reveal the cause of almost
>20 yrs of chronic pelvic pain.
>I will keep you informed!