... I don't think the high hormone levels would cause the lower abdominal or back pain. But those levels could be indicative of something like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) which is associated with having ovarian cysts in a "strand of beads" pattern. Those cysts can cause pain. Women with PCOS typically have an irregular menstrual cycle (usually with fewer periods). Some other... (1 replies)
... I'm currently having quite alot of gynecological problems,e.g. irregular, long and very frequent periods, mild cervical cell changes, pain on intercourse and bleeding afterwards, excssive discharge and internal redness etc. ... (1 replies)
... See when you have PCOS Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome it causes an increase in the production of testosterone instead of estrogen. ... (4 replies)
... I'm in Iowa too. I also have PCOS and thyroid problems. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this board, but am looking for anyone who has had similar symptoms as me. I am struggling to find a doctor who will retest my hormones. About 2 or 3 years ago my hormone levels came back abnormal. My prolactin and testosterone were off the charts. Based on the blood test my doctor diagnosed me with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). I started taking birth... (11 replies)
... irregular periods. I have been tested for PCOS which I do not have. ... (3 replies)
... Cushings should be tested again, and with high ck levels you should be tested for autoimmune diseases such as lupus, myositis. This would be done by a rheumatology Dr. I think you should be checked again for thyroid dysfunction including anti thyroid antibodies for Hashimotos disease. (7 replies)
... even worse than before and still could not lose any more weight. I got health insurance again in March and went to the gynecologist yet again. She assumed it was PCOS and ran more tests on my hormones and thryoid, and everything was normal yet again and diagnosed me with PCOS based on symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... My husband has been going through what we think is a thyroid/iodine problem for two years. Believe me, the traditional medicine practitioners just do not "get" the fact that your tests can come back in the "normal" range even though you have thyroid problems. Homeopathic or alternative medicine practitioners are on the right track. If you can, find an osteopath that... (1 replies)
... Another thing I've been experiencing is pain in my abdomen on the right side...around my section scar...my doctor never really seemed to give me a straight answer to what this could be... ... (0 replies)
... I went to an endocrinology and she believes I have PCOS. Apparently you can have PCOS with normal looking ovaries and not obese. Relieved to have come across somebody who seems to know what she's talking about! ... (1 replies)
... I also had estrogen excess and this had messed up my cycles and led to very bad PMS like bloating and immense breast pain as well as growth of a fibroid. ... (3 replies)
... nd we would just monitor them for the time being. When I do have pain, I was told it was the ovarian cysts and not the fibroids as they are so small. I've been pain free since the end of January. This surprisingly has not affected my periods. ... (3 replies)
... As of 2007, I did found out that I have not only ovarian cysts but also fibroids. At this point, I have very little pain with the cysts as they seem to burst in a few months and my fibroids are very small and we are monitoring it. ... (3 replies)
... I beleive you have PCOS, I have the same issues and my cyst are basically going all over my body. In the case of liver cyst they say that theres nothing they can do about them. However you have to be very observant with your body because there is a risk of infection. You know when you have a infection, there will be swelling and tenderness, fever and you will throw up bile.
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... Just had an ultrasound today and I have a uterine fibroid that has jumped from 4.3 to 7.8 in 7 mos. I had a hormone test done a couple of weeks ago (blood) and my estradiol was very high 616 with the high range rating of 400 to compare to. Progesterone was low normal. LH and FSH were fine.
I had been to drs complaining now for 3 mos of symptoms and been bounced around... (5 replies)
... She could have a large cysts that is causing her pain. Surly there has to be an OB/GYN that takes medicaid?? Sorry you may have to travel to get her some help. Hopefully the hospital will have a good doctor on staff that will be able to help her get better.
On the subject of her being overweight...did they say she has polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? If this is the... (4 replies)
... Ariesladi25, thanks for your response :)
I think the CT scan of the adrenal is the next step for me. I was really thinking I had PCOS (I have the facial hair thing too) but they did an ultrasound of my ovaries and I just got the results back today. It was normal, so I guess they didn't find any cysts? I'm thinking they're now leaning toward an adrenal problem. :(
My gyno... (5 replies)
... Hello All.
When I was 15, I was diagnosed with PCOS. Since I started my periods they have ALWAYS been irregular. It wasnt until my 20th birthday that I began to experience MAJOR emotional hysteria, which is now coupled with very random but excruciatingly painful abdominal and back pain, Hot flases, Anxiety, and insomnia. I do know that these are the baseline symptoms for... (0 replies)
... Just another probably unrelated thought...if you really were bipolar, you should have been put on a mood stabilizer, like lithium or depakote. Giving someone who is bipolar an antidepressant without some sort of mood stabilizer could spark a manic episode.
Good luck with your tests. It sounds like you found a good doctor. (11 replies)