I am CONVINCED that I have ovarian cancer...I know this us unlikely because I am 22, have no family history, and am on the pill...but here is why
A year and a half ago I had some bad low back and abdominal pain and was in and out of the doctor for a few months. I had a few different ultrasounds preformed by a few different doctors. They never found a cyst, but said that they saw some free fluid and thought that something could have ruptured. The final doctor I saw said I had polycystic ovaries, and that the problem was more so with the left ovary than with my right one. She was the only one to mention this...my hormones however, did check out as okay. Eventually the pain subsided and I hadn't been to the doctor since. I am now convinced that something sinister was missed and it has had time to spread this entire time.
Flash forward to last week...I am on Ortho Novum and it has always made my periods extremely light. I had very bad periods before birth control. About 2 months ago I stopped getting my period all together! (Not pregnant) When I missed my third cycle I made a doctors appointment. I have been feeling a general feeling of discomfort where my left ovary is, so I felt like it would be a good idea to get checked out. When I told my doctor about my missing period she told me it was "perfectly normal" for the birth control I'm on, and said not to worry. I insisted that she do an exam and she agreed that my left ovary is enlarged. She told me not to worry and scheduled me for an ultrasound on Monday. She prescribed me zoloft and sent me on my way and told me to calm down. I am SO scared...I cannot stop googling, obsessing, and panicking...Is it possible to have one polycystic ovary? Could that be why I am missing my period? I have had some general stomach discomfort this past month, and am feeling slightly bloated on the left side. I feel like something is just wrong with my body and I just know it...everyone thinks I'm crazy. Any thoughts, opinions, experiences or advice would be wonderful...thank you