You need to find a GOOD pain management specialist who will try everything to help with your pain. Secondly, if you have any more surgeries, please have a doc that specializes in adhesions. I would not go to a dr. that says adhesions don't cause pain. I feel for you, I struggle daily even with pain management but hope to some day be free of these.
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-- ________________________________________ To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <email@example.com> Subject: PLEASE HELP! Need (fast!!) a very good ob/gyn surgeon in washington state Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 10:59:07 -0500 >Sender: GCOWDRICK@MSN.com (SLC) >Subject: PLEASE HELP! Need (fast!!) a very good ob/gyn surgeon in washington >state > >I'm a 29yo with chronic pelvic pain/hemmhoragic cysts on disability >(open medical coupon) w multiple surgical/adhesion history, I'm have >SEVERE ACUTE PAIN and need a good ob/gyn NOW who knows adhesions cause >pain and will help me find ways to reduce my pain and help me find out >what the heck is going on with me-fast >I live in Bremerton, wa. but will travel anywhere in puget sound for >the right doctor, the closer the better, though. > >I've been having pain for about 3 wks, thought it was a cyst, had sex >and got SEVERE pain, went to ER thinking I had a ruptured/twisted cyst >but they did ultrasound/blood/pelvic and found zip. I thought maybe I >strained an adhesion or something and layed in bed for 2 days, got way >WORSE, went back to ER, they ran a CT, repeat U.S. & blood, again found >zip. I'm in severe pain, I can't eat(very nauseus), walk, no BM, they >said they didn't find an obstruction, I don't know what to do. I've >never had this much pain w/o something being seriously messed up. I >need a good doc asap. I have an 8yo and am a foster to another child >and I can't just stop functioning, but right now I can't even walk >around. > >History- > >I've had 10 surgeries, 8 laparoscopies/2 laparotomies, last one a >laparotomy 1yr ago. I've had corpus leuteum hemmhoragic ovarian cysts >that rupture/cause pain for 12 yrs, a reaction to a surgical product >causing adhesions/foriegn body reaction until removed in a laparotomy >7months later, 11cm mucinous cystadenoma tumor removed last year from my >r ovary (only one left, want badly to keep it, I'm engaged and we want >more kids someday) and my omentum was stuck in my lower pelvis for 2 1/2 >yrs and released w a lysis of adhesions when I had the lap to remove the >tumor last year. I haven't tested pos for endo, but have had tissue >that looks like endo seen during surgeries which biopsies back negative. >I have chronic pelvic and I'm on a pain contract (I don't need a doc for >that, I have one). I've had my appendix, left tube and ovary removed. > >I desperately need a doc FAST who wil take me seriously and help me find >out what is wrong now, and help me work on my chronic pain. There's a >LOT of ob/gyn's out there who think adhesions don't cause pain or blow >off women with gyn issues as headcases or whiners (of which I'm neither) >and I don't have time to roll the dice. PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN, >PLEASE... > >-- >Sandy > >GCOWDRICK@MSN.com