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    Hi I'm 25 iv had an ectopic pregnancy in June 2009 where I had my left fallopian tube removed, and surgery June 2010 to remove a 6cm cyst from my right ovary. Ever since my first op iv had very painful periods, feeling pain in my ovaries as well as my womb.they hurt all the time and I get a weird feeling in my womb like it's dragging down. Also when I sneeze or cough or even turn quickly, I get an intense pain in my ovaries, especially my right one. Do you think this could just be adhesions or polycystic ovaries? Thankyou Gemma





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    Hello Gemma, I have a similar problem, in the same year I had laparoscopy where they burned away some cysts and adhesions on my fallopian tube and ovary, over the last few months same time every month I get intense pain, in my ovraies (alternating from one side to another each month)I get sharp pains throughout the rest of the month randomly but often when I move quickly, sometimes after intercourse and very painful periods too. I'm going for a pre-assessment tomorrow to talk about laparoscopy again to remove adhesions or possibly removing tube etc if that is the cause of the pain, they are going to dicuss freezing eggs too as my fertility is believed to be very low due to these problems, I will keep you posted, please keep in touch! x Sally

    I have an ongoing problem with adhesions and while I can't offer any definitive answer what you are describing sounds very similar to what I feel when adhesions are bad. My adhesions occur with my right fallopian tube (and surrounding areas) and my appendix was removed due to adhesions (and it was suspected that I had the beginnings of appendicitis which was settled down slightly by antibiotics taken for something else before it escalated but still left some damage). When I went for my first laparoscopy (first suspected a hernia, second laparoscopy found endometriosis had been misdiagnosed) my insides were a bit of a mess and had bleeding and damage to the fallopian tube so although it sounds to me like your problems are more severe than mine it may be adhesions but definitely needs more investigation. Definitely get checked out, they may do ultrasound and if inconclusive a diagnostic laparoscopy might be offered. I hope this helps but you should really discuss this at length with your doctor and don't let them be dismissive! Sorry for rambling. Jaz x

    I started my periods when i was 12 but then i had my tonsils taken out and soon after developed a kidney infection i havnt seen a natural period since i only seem to get them when im taking the contraceptive pill im now 18 and have been of the pill for a year and still no period. my perants was told when i was little that i may not even have a womb and i had a real big hormoan imbalance so i may not be able to have children. i now know i do have a womb as i started my periods naturally and had to have an ultrasound scan when i had my kidney infection. iam also very flat chested i really dont understand what is going on iv been to my GP before and they said they wont do any tests to see whats wrong untill i start trying for children. has anyone got any advise or is going through the same thing?





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    Hi im 23 years old and since I had my second daughter 3 years ago ive had this problem with my virgina where it feels bulky and sometimes some pressure down there. When I need to go for a poo I have to put my thumb in my virgina and press and I can feel the poo and will not come out unless i press in my virgina. I have been checked by specialist gynaecologist and even been abroad to get checked I must say I went to india to get treated by nurses who have been trained to deliver babies and they give special massages to retain the womb to its original place and as I was checked she said my womb was turned upside down so I had some massage treatments from her and I have been 40% better from that but I still have a sore Virginia and have lots of discharge and want to know what is wrong with me. I struggle with heavy lifting including my children. Please help





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    What you're describing, with having to use your fingers to manually depress the vaginal wall in order to have a bowel movement strongly indicates a Rectocele. (a muscle collapse and prolapse in the back wall) But only a doctor can tell you for sure. Take extra care with avoiding constipation, because straining to go to the bathroom will definitely make your prolapse much much worse. Eat lots of fiber. Drink a LOT of water/juice. Cut back from n caffeine. Softener medication like Colace can also help. Look up information on how to properly do pelvic floor exercises. Many women actually are doing it incorrectly, so they don't get any results. When it's done right, pelvic floor exercises can be effective in making your prolapse much less noticeable. Anyway, good luck!! xo!

    I am a young 53 year old woman who had a wonderful loving sexual relationship with my fiancé until 5 years ago when I went in hospital to have a vaginal repair and a pelvic reconstruction and maybe a hysterectomy. When I came round after the op I was told that they had removed my womb and cervix but not done the repair or reconstruction. Since then I have no libido, no feelings in my clitoris or nipples and I don't get aroused. Im on oestrogen and testestorone they don't give progesterone if you have no womb cos it's to protect the lining, but it also gives you your sexual senses, should I be on it. And is there an op to give me feelings in my clitoris. I don't know what to do, my fiancé has been wonderful about it but 5 years is a long time and I'm afraid he will stray. Please help.





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    Hi, my doctor said thet Im haemorrhaging while Im on my period every month is there any way to stop this with out taking out my womb.





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    I have a tilted womb and my cervix is very low, also I have pain during sex and bleed afterwards, its getting me down now and im losing confidence, is there anything I can do to make things better?





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    i think i might have a tare in the linning of my womb.. im too afraid to get a smear done. can this damage my chances of having kids and is it rally serious?





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    hi i just id leave this to see if anyone can help me i have just been told i have PCOS and a tilted womb i'm only 20 but i do want childern in the future and i was wondering if this will stop me from that or is there anything i can do now that will help for later on in life





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    Instead of loosing blood on my period i have brown discharge. It does not smell and i have no pain anywhere. i am worried about what this could mean if the lining of my womb is not coming away when it should be??





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    i keep on having thrush every time i have sex with my boyfriend and painfull at the bottom of womb.and we planning a baby and i want to know what going on.i did a full screen text and everything come back ok.





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    Hi, if you don't feel your GP is taking you seriously you can always ask to see another one you don't have to stay with one particular GP. I had the same problem and allowed the GP to keep fobbing me off. In the end i demanded to be referred to a specialist and i'm glad i did. They found severe endometriosis covering both tubes and the top of my womb, my bowel was glued to my womb and my left ovary was glued to the top of my womb. My advice would be to go back and strongly request to be referred as this is affecting your ability to carry out everyday functions. If they still refuse then go elsewhere.

    im 32 and have pcos and have been tryinn for a baby for ten yrs now i been examined and had dye put iin my womb and told theres nothin wrong wiv my womb need help any ideas thanks





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    i have had cervical cancer i had my womb removed at the age of 30.. 5yrs later i am doing good no set back's. i am wondering about a womb transplant from a family member, would this be possibale?????? please help me

    From what you have explained, it sounds like you are attempting to enter your cervix to have sex?? I am not sure that that is a very good idea. When a person has sex, they enter the vagina but should never go into through the cervix and into the womb!! I could only imagine that that would be one of the most painful and dangerous things you could do! It is just asking for disaster. A cervix is meant to remain closed! It is protecting your womb from any infections, damage, and is what holds your baby in whilst it is growing in the womb. From what I have read, the fact that the penis slips past your cervix when you are having sex is a good thing!! As long as the penis is enters, that IS sex!

    Hi Louis, nothing to worry about. It's known as the raphe. It's the skin that fused together during your development in the womb. If you were a girl, it's where the vagina/womb would be. Men have such lines in varying colour and width. If you are concerned, speak to your GP. There's nothing to worry about!

    Hi I have his condition too, but I was born with a vagina and ovaries just no womb, what I was confused about is can I have sex with my boyfriend without using contraception? So what Im saying is if I have unprotected sex is it ok? Because I can't concieve a child or become pregnant as I have no womb although is it risky of an eptopic pregnancy as I do have ovaries and small amount of tube.?

    I have been told I am in the menopause the linning of my womb is thin and my womb is healthy however I started a period 4 weeks ago and it has not stopped, it started light and I had a few heavy days but still hasnt stopped. I guess it is not normal I am really tearfull and down what should I do ?





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    I gave birth 9 1/2 months ago and suffered a 3rd tear, i feel that i have problems still from this, its still feels very sore as if i have been over stiched!! also i feel that i have a prolapse womb too, but feel quite embrassed going to the doctor, as i have been quite abit since have my baby, as i had a womb infection for 6 wks an feel like av not been away... but need to get it sorted.





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    Hi. I had this despite many exams, I had a dye exam about 15 years ago (had been trying for a baby by 6 years then) The cap wasn't fitted properly and eventually it over sucked my womb, , blew the dye in too fast and I can only described the sensation of being raped by a knife. Eventually i was diagnosed with a very badly tilted womb . We did conceive only to have lost mid term. Then we had another baby with help. We now have 3 boys , but now I am heading towards my 40s my periods are sowly getting better as in shorter but i feel like im in early labour. My stomach is massive ( i also have diastasis recti) When I have a smear test I have to put a block under my bottom for them to reach and its not possible to insert a tampon or iud either. I am wondering weather the 6 month pregnant look is part of the tilted womb and recti issues . I have gained a lot of weight in that area but the rest is small.





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    i am 23 and for the last 4 months a week b4 and a week after my periods i bleed after sex quite a bit, my doctor has done swipe tests and checked for stds and they came back clear, when i last went the doctor tried to do a smear test but as soon as the swab touched the neck of my womb i started bleeding quite alot. i have been referred to the gynaecologists and may have to have me womb quarterised, will this affect my fertility and does anyone think they know what i may have.





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    Hi, I had the same problem 5 years ago when I was 36, and suggest you go and see your GP . I went and spoke to my GP who sent a referral to my local hospital. I then had to see a doctor at the hospital who diagnosed me with a prolapsed womb. After a long conversation and the doctor explaining everything to me, I decided that she was right and I did need surgery . After the operation to fix my prolapsed womb, I followed the after care I was given and I have had no problems since .

    Hi im 25 had my second child 12 weeks ago 8.12 and i had womb prolapes. The doc said physio would fix it but i dissagred and went to c a privet gyne. Again i could see it thru the mirror and feel it it was nearly 3rd degree. I had a op called hysteropexy nearly 3 weeks ago. Majour op cant drive for 4 weeks 6 week recovery and no heavy lifting ever. Its solved the womb situation altho i can still see vaginal wall prolapes.

    im 99% sure i have this. im pregnant and when i had an emergency scan at 7 weeks because of bleeding the scan showed i had a heart shaped womb which ment my womb is split into 2. i was offered a c section that day and was told there could be more risks of me having a more difficult pregnancy, misscarriage and premature labour. its so scary, i just wish i could make it all better some how to make it easy and to lessen any risks :(





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    I had a similar experience 21 years ago. I only recently found out i had this condition of a heart shaped womb. On reflection my periods were probably different to most but at the time i didnt know any different so thought it was normal.I bled in early pregnancy but went on to have a very healthy little girl weighing almost nine pounds and having been induced at 42 weeks. When i recently found out about my womb abnormality the doctor was suprised when she questioned me about pregnancy. I suspect every case is different but sometimes its nice to hear that things can work out ok with a normal birth

    Hi, a heart shaped womb is called bicornuate uterus which is different to this. Have a look on wiki for more info. Hope this helps.

    i have a sist on my ovary and have also have endo, i have had it since august 09 it is very painfull a lot of the time not just before my period, more like most of the month. the pain feels like it is spreading, as before it eas just on the left side but now feels like its all over my womb and higher than my womb, if that makes sence. i have to take pain killers every day and i cant sleep at night from the pain. i have an operation on the 3rd march10, but how will i know how bad it is, im worried that i might have to have tubes etc. removed and not even know until i wake up in recovery. im scared.





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    I have been getting pain during sex for 8 month now and it feels like the penis is hitting something inside me and also it hurts more before the penis goes in then it does when it's in. The hospital were saying it was thrush. However, I went to the hospital again & they said I have cells on my womb but it isn't cancer. When I have typed 'cells on the womb' on the internet it is bringing lots of information up about cancer and I am really worried.





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    i dont know what is wrong with me iv been to my docter but all he keeps tellin me is what isnt wrong with me.. not what is iv hade the same pain in my lower abdominals since june at first i thought it was my womb, then my overies, then my bowls i cant really point out were abouts i get the pains iv been worrieing that i might die and that it could be some sort of cancer or desiese that could kill me :/ i really want to know what IS wrong with me! at first it started off as a sharp stabbing pain in my womb then it started hurting around my left overie & sometimes in my right one and iv been getting this pain for monthes! im really worried do you have any indication to what it could be?





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    Hi - so good to hear from other fellow sufferers (in a positive way of course!) I am due to have a uniliateral salpingo-oophorectomy (singular ovary & fallopian tube removal) laparascopically on Friday. This is due to recurrent endometriosis on left ovary, womb & Pouch of Douglas; as a result my pelvis, left ovary & womb are fused together - and potentially my bowels are fused to my womb. To add insult to injury - I have PCOS also and was only diagnosed "officially" 10 years ago although have suffered from being 11 years of age - which is 25 years in total!!! Yet the system fails me - not only in terms of this disease with no cure, but also by the fact that I have 2 years left for my 2 chances for IVF on the NHS - but because I am single, I am not eligible for IVF with a donor on the NHS. All of the odds are stacked against me in terms of my condition & my fertility options - which are rapidly decreasing... PLEASE continue to raise awareness of this debilitating disease that is classless and ageless. United with those fellow sufferers..Jacqueline xx





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    I had a similar experience 21 years ago. I only recently found out i had this condition of a heart shaped womb. On reflection my periods were probably different to most but at the time i didnt know any different so thought it was normal.I bled in early pregnancy but went on to have a very healthy little girl weighing almost nine pounds and having been induced at 42 weeks. When i recently found out about my womb abnormality the doctor was suprised when she questioned me about pregnancy. I suspect every case is different but sometimes its nice to hear that things can work out ok with a normal birth

    periods for me were definitely painful, irregular and could last for over 10 days; i don't know if the belly aches could be down the this problem of having a double womb though. As for having children in the future, it says in the information at the top of this page [and i have been told my multiple doctors] that there can be minor difficulties such as late miscarriage, premature delivery and bleeding during pregnancy. caesarean section is considered in these circumstances, to lessen the risk of complications however, this is risks everybody face and the only difference is people with a double womb will be put under extra care and watch through out the pregnancy. I would definitely advise seeing your gp about the pains but also to get as much help and information about the condition. Regards x

    I have two kids, one five and the other is 15months old. I was just told that I have a very low pelvic bone, while makes it difficult for baby to pass during birth. I also discover that my womb is tilted far towards the back. A few months after having my second, before it was straight/ centre. I want to tell my dr about the tilted womb but I am embarrassed to mention it. I suffer from loads of head aches and pain / muscle weakness on the entire left side of my body,constipation, and pain during sex. I have loads of fibroids/heavy periods as well. Can the fibriods cause this tilting. It stated to bend slightly, but now it's all the way back.





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