Hi, I'm 47, had a subtotal hysterectomy 4 years ago, due to constant bleeding for nearly 5 years previous. Started getting what felt like period pains and some bleeding after sex, plus a bloated stomache around 7/8 months ago, after being told by the doc it was a urine infection and maybe sex was a bit rough. I wasn't happy and my body just didn't feel right, I finally went to another doc who felt my lower abdomen which was pretty painful, she sent for a Ca125 and an ultrasound (which took 5 weeks for an appointment)...I never knew what the blood results were but got told by ultrasound that I had a 10cm cyst on my left ovary that needed to come out. I still had to wait a week for the results to be sent back to doc, who then referred me to a gynecologist. In between the time of scan and waiting for gynaecological appointment which took another 3 weeks my symptoms have got worse, I feel sick all the time, can hardly eat, abdominal pain is much more severe and constant, have pains in my left thigh and hip, very pale and can hardly sleep as belly ache wakes me up. The Gynecologist said I now need an mri scan and another ca125. I now have to wait till sept 28th for mri (he said to see if it definitely was cancer. He then said I also need to see if it has spread) I go and see him on 7th Oct for results or in his words " To see if I definitely have cancer! "..he said either way I need an op it just depends whether it will be in 2 weeks of Oct 7th or 8 weeks. My symptons are not improving at all and I'm terrified I have ovarian cancer, surely a cyst wouldn't cause all these symptoms? Any ideas please?