Hi everyone, my name is Claire, I'm 38 and have one daughter who is 15. For as long as I can remember I have suffered from heavy painful periods which gave me passing big blood clots, I have severe pain deep in my pelvis during the time of the month that I ovulate, spotting, lower back pain, shooting pains deep into my pelvis and groin, pain during sex and passing a stool. Blood occasionally when I pass a stool, I've even had a haematoma on my anus.. Not sure if that's linked to all this (sorry to be gross), I always feel bloated and have put weight on to. I was referred to a gynaecologist by my doctor after I had had numerous pelvis scans which revealed nothing, I had another pelvic scan at hospital which showed that my right ovary was higher and larger than my left one?! The difference this time was that I had an internal scan which showed a largish polyp. At the follow up consultant with the gynae he said that he thought I might have endometriosis and also wanted to remove the polyp.. I'm booked in 4 weeks today for a polypectomy and a hysteroscopy to explore my pelvic area closer to see if they can find the cause for all the pain. I guess the reason for this post is that I'm scared, for one reason because I'm scared of what they are going to find, but also scared that they won't find anything because apart from the polyp the scans have shown nothing and I'll still be left with no answers and still all the same problems.. My boyfriend is so patient and understanding but I want to be about to deal with this and hopefully put it behind me.. Has anyone been in the same boat? Any advice would be great.. Thanks. X
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