I’m new to this board so not sure what can be discussed etc. I’m quite anxious at the moment as on the first bank holiday Monday in may, I started to experience some stomach pains, in the car on my way back from a lil break, I do have a number of chronic illnesses one being gastroparesis which means my stomach doesn’t work and I have a tube inside my stomach and Jej and am also fed via a broviac line inside my chest and sitting just at the tip of the heart. Anyway, I put the pain down to my tube inside my stomach as I have had numerous abscesses and thought one was starting again. As days went on I was still in a lot of pain so I went to my gp surgery on the fri and she was concerned and sent me straight to my local hospitals, surigical assessment clinic. Still thinking it was my tube the surgeon said he couldn’t see anything but he’d book for me to have an ultrasound scan on the Monday and to come back and see him straight afterwards. This happened on the Monday, which was a wk since and in this appt I was told that the pain was obviously coming from a ‘huge’, his words, fibroid measuring 10cm in my uterus. I didn’t know anything about fibroids so asked what did this’s mean? He said did I want the truth and went all serious, my heart sank, I said yes he said it’s big very big and you will need an operation now, he said it will mean losing your uterus! I felt sick, I burst out crying saying but I have no children, I want children! He told me that he would be doing an urgent referral to the gynaecologists and I would see them and see what they say. I had a phone all fri to say my appt will be this fri and as you can imagine I’m worried and anxious and do not know what to expect, having been told this. Has anyone also been through this themselves and what am I to expect? I don’t mind surgery to remove, well I do if you get me, but if it means getting rid of this fibroid, but I desperately do not want to lose my uterus as you can understand as I am desperate to have children and have not yet got any.