I am writing this as a concerned brother, my sister is 21 years old and since her periods started they have been very irregular (2-3 a year) they can either last for 3 days or 2 weeks. After being dismissed by loads of Doctors and just prescribing her the contraceptive pill she really decided to push through this year. She found a new Doctor who has been very thorough and very friendly with her. Initially she did a routine check of the area and took blood tests. They all came back clear; she got her booked in for an Ultrasound. When she had the ultrasound they found a small cyst on her right ovary (simple cyst) and just said we will get the results back to your GP to get you booked in for a rescan just to check up on the cyst as you'd expect. 2 weeks later she got the call from the Gp to make her appointment to discuss the results which was booked for 2 weeks’ time from that date.
She went to the appointment yesterday and the GP explained to her ok so you've got a simple cyst (it's not very big 8mmx12mm) and we are going to book you in for a reason like discussed just to monitor the scan. She then asked my sister if she had been experiencing any symptoms.
My sister hasn’t been experiencing anything major but she does suffer with anxiety.
She said to the doctor "I don't know if it's because I know it's there but for about 15 seconds a day i feel an acute pain there" With Anxiety my sister suffers with IBS and the doctors knows this and knows all about her anxiety. She said she has noticed she is a lot gassier over the past week or two and feels a bit bloated.
When she told the Doctor this, the doctor has told her to get booked in for a blood test just to rule out anything malicious. So I take it this is a CA125 Test.
The doctor has also booked her rescan and she will get a letter with the date in a week or so.
Now is this Doctor just being really good and making sure she gets tested for everything or does this sound like there is something to worry about. I am a proper worry wart and I am driving myself round the bend with this.