Oh, that is terrible. Endometriosis? Polycystic ovaries? You've got the same ideas about what it could be that I do. I'd go to your obgyn first. And if you have an infection, you should rule that out sooner than later. An ob/gyn may see you sooner with what you have going on so I'd try.
You've seen your GP already? I don't know if it is a urological issue but your ob/gyn will know and direct you appropriately. Try to see if you can get in soon. They normally have 'acute' appointments for people that HAVE to be seen right away set aside each day. Try to get one of those slots. Are you a new patient or an established patient with the obgyn. I started seeing one around your age regularly but you've probably just started that rather than have an established relationship?
That's a long time to go with PID. Yes, very glad to hear you are getting treatment. Antibiotics often work pretty quickly and you should 'start' to feel better within 48 hours of starting them. Which antibiotic did they give you? Yes, you have public healthcare there which can be a bit tricky to navigate sometimes but am glad you have been seen and they are working to resolve this. Please come back and tell me if you feel better at all (not all the way but better) at the 48 hour mark. And take the antibiotics until the prescription runs out, the full course of therapy! Keep me posted on how you are doing!
Oh my gosh, still all of this. I didn't know a partner could also have PID like that. I'm so glad you came back to update but am sorry you are still in the middle of determining what is going on. Did you stop the PID antibiotics or did you just revert back feeling crummy?
I had all the symptoms of PID as well and it turned out to be BV but with too much GOOD bacteria. They did a swab, looked under the microscope then tested to diagnose. Turns out everything the other drs had previously prescribed and probiotics I was taking to treat was making it worse. By symptoms alone you can’t really tell though I didn’t have a odor which I think should have been an indicator. Anyway, hope you find relief soon!
How are you doing now sophie? So, you don't see a positive in taking probiotics. That surprises me. My son took it for gut issues (constipation, slow moving gut) and we swear it dramatically improved things. But hey, that's a different matter entirely.
Are things any better for you?
I am so grateful for your coming back with your update AND that you got good news!! That's great and you are right . . . knowing is so much better and it is important for girls to get checked. Symptoms and situations can be different for everyone. I wasn't sure what they were going to find for you but am glad the news is good. Let me know what they say about the one spot but am confident that is nothing and not that the other areas are removed, on to recovery! How long until you should be back to normal? Did the doctor say? Anyway, sending you hugs. That was a long journey!!