Laparoscopic modified radical hysterectomy for cystadenoma – Clare’s story

I was referred to a gynaecologist for post menopausal bleeding 3 months ago. He did a vaginal ultrasound and saw a cyst. Removal of the ovary was mentioned as a possibility because of my age (55) but he first ordered…

It’s your body, it’s your choice – Louise’s story

I woke up the day after my work Christmas party with, not the raging hangover some of my colleagues might have, but dreadful pains across my lower half, the small of my back and down my left leg. My period…

Oh to be a man in the next life!!!!!! – Claire’s story

I am a mother of 3 (22,17,15 yr old) I always thought I was quite lucky and never really had 'monthly' problems but for some reason 7 yrs ago when I was 37 I began with constant bleeding and constant…

My giant ovarian cyst the size of a watermelon – Laura’s story

The day I was told that I had a giant ovarian cyst I turned immediately to the internet for answers to the questions whizzing around my brain, but I quickly discovered that every story is a little bit different and…

Age doesn’t count – Elizabeth’s ovarian cysts story

My story is still very young, although I am a 70+ young lady, I was diagnosed with bilateral ovarian cysts via a scan a few weeks ago, to confirm the diagnosis my consultant also advised an MRI scan be performed. On…