Hello ladies. I ran across this site and read all of your experiences. Please allow me to share mine with you. Since I had my most recent cycle about 3 weeks ago, I had these excruciating cramps that made my behind hurt. In both areas, it felt like intense pressure. My cycle lasts 5 days. Afterwards, and 3 weeks later, I am still having pain in my rectum along with cramps in the lower part of my stomach. I went to the er a week later where I had a CT scan done and the diagnosis was in turn, ovarian cyst pressing against my rectum however, when I followed up with my gyn, they determined that it was not an ovarian cyst but could possibly be fibroids. She could tell that there was something there from my CD, but it wasn't really clear because it was not done with contrast. Therefore, they scheduled another ultrasound for me, a whole month later. In the meantime, it hurts me to sit, climb stairs, and now even walk without adjusting my gait or the way I sit. Nothing or nowhere is comfortable. It huts to sneeze or cough because of the painful pressure. Although I cannot say that it hurts to have a BM or pass gas. Aleve doesn't help me because that's what I usually take for pain. ibuprofen does not touch me at all. I am now taking Levsin for the cramps and Lortab for the butt pain. All I want is to know what on earth is wrong with me and get some relief. Now I'm a week away from my next cycle and I'm scared $h!+less about how this one will affect me. Thank you all for sharing your experiences.View Thread
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