Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Another Day...Another Cyst

I had another u/s today and my labs tested. No surprise here...still a cyst on my left ovary it's 3cm. The good news was it is not producing any hormones. So Dr. G wants me to get it drained. I am so torn I don't know what to do. Should I get it drained? If I get it drained I say on BCP's for 5 days after that. Once CD1 arrives I start the drugs. If anyone one has any advice please let me know. Do I think my cyst will go away on its own once I start a new cycle... absolutely. Do I think a cyst will pop up on my right over after this one goes away on it's own...absolutely. Basically every time I ovulate I get at cyst that stays. Here is my track record with cyst. These are all the months I have been check for cysts and had them. All the months not listed doesn't mean I didn't have a cyst it just means I did get it checked that month.
December 2010-cyst
February 2011-cyst
April 2011-cyst
May 2011-cyst
June 2011-cyst
July 2011-cyst
I feel with this track record I need to do something because doing nothing isn't helping either. My husband thinks I should wait and the body will work itself out but...that hasn't happened yet. I am super torn. I don't want to rush anything or have a crappy cycle especially with the cost of everything, yet I don't want to not listen to Dr. G's advice. I hate infertility!

6 comments:

  1. Geez...that sucks! I think after all of these months, I would just get it drained. It has to be soooo frustrating!

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  2. Oh, I'm sorry to hear that you have to deal with this. I think I would do what the doctor recommends. Is it a big procedure to get it drained? I hate infertility too!

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  3. I would say drain it so you can keep moving forward. It's always something in the life of IF isn't it?

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  4. These things are coming back to haunt you every time. You may consider draining it but I don't know what that would mean about another one coming back when you least need it anyways. Can they supress you in a different way? You are not in the IVF ejection seat of your early 40s yet, so take some time to figure it out.

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  5. Ugh, I know nothing about cysts, but I know that this decision sucks. :( Look luck deciding what to do.

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  6. It's a hard one. I hate decisions too. Is it too expensive to get it drained?

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