Hi ladies, this is my first ever post to the site. I am feeling pretty low at the moment and alone with dealing with all of this as my partner has just left me for a 'break' and moved away. My health has now affected my relationship, friendships/social life and now I am about to loose my job because of 2 weeks off for laproscopy and ongoing hospital appointments and days where I am in too much pain or too off my head on painkillers to be able to function at work. I am a designer so have a fairly pressured workplace. But this is my dream job I have worked so hard for and relocated to get 6 months ago and now because of my stupid health I am on the brink of losing it. Does anyone have advise on how to fight my corner with this? I want to believe I will not always be like this and my health will get better or become more manageable! In the last 6months since a laparoscopy in January I have been shifted from pillar to post with doctors due to moving and different views on what's going on with me. I was told when I came around from my laparoscopy that my tubes are totally blocked and the doctors words 'you will probably never be able to get pregnant' his kind assumption was I must have this because of STI as I am young, this is not the case all bloodwork/ swabs proved it. They did not find any more endo (had some removed in December 2012 from pouch of Douglas). I am devastated about this as I am very maternal and desperate to be a mother in the next couple years... Plan was to wait for job to be secure!! I want so desperately to understand why this has happened but the docs give me no answers, surgeon then said I may have 'salpingitis' which could be caused by TB so this stressed me out loads, but my new docs have refused to do any testing for this passing it off as rubbish. Since the op, I have had deteriorating problems with my bowels, constipation now to the point I am totally unable to pass stool without 'manually removing it' sorry for tmi I am beyond any sort of dignity these days. I use laxatives/suppositories/ enemas to try to go everyday. On Tuesday I had a proctogram.... As they suspect my colon may have prolapsed. If anyone else has experienced this test I feel for you, I would have rather been punched in the face several times! I cryed my eyes out! During this i began to bleed, was very humiliating, and since then I have continued to bleed from both my front and in jelly like clots from back end too. My gp just shrugged this off, they do most things as they don't seem to have a clue what's going on with me. My sex life is also now gone from bad to non existent as the pain and bleeding afterwards I would put up with has now become quite a lot of bleeding straight away during sex, so embarrassing and my partner is kind but has put us off trying any longer. I just want to feel normal again I am so worried now about losing the love of my life from all the stress on us financially and emotionally and because he is also so desperate to be a dad. I'm worried of losing my job and most of all I do to know where to turn or who to believe now with doctors. Does anyone have any advise please on tests/medication I can push for or your own experiences with fertility investigations or bowel stuff and is this linked to your endo or adenymiosis? I do wonder now if my continued pelvic pain and bowel stuff is in the muscles. Thanks for listening sorry this post is so long and moany! Xx
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