I’m pretty sure mine is trying to make its way out and it is freaking me the hell out!
Here’s what I got… Started out Saturday as some lower belly pain/burning with urination/increased frequency in urination/bloating. By Monday afternoon the pain got really weird. When I would sit down it felt like I was being stabbed from the inside by something really sharp. :eek:
Still thinking it might be a run of the mill bladder infection I went right in to my general doc Monday for a urine test. It showed lots of white blood cells but was missing something else that would indicate a typical bacterial infection. The culture turned up negative as well. Doc is stumped but gave me some antibiotics back on Monday - said to finish these up and return for a follow-up urine test if not better after the weekend is up.
By Friday afternoon the symptoms got worse plus the strings on my IUD seem a bit longer so I called my ob/gyn. She was more than a bit worried. Booked me for an ultrasound and full check-up for Monday with orders to go right to the ER if things got worse over the weekend.
So here I sit with yet another medical mystery at hand. The last one was for Rainbow Colored Breastmilk a few years back that turned out to be nothing. Yeah, I still don’t quite get THAT one…
Any ideas all? I’m thinking that my body no longer wants this IUD which would suck in a big way for my birth control options. But it still doesn’t quite explain the other symptoms well.
Everything I’ve read online about expelling IUDs involves the IUD just slipping out without any big fanfare or having it migrate up into the abdomen :eek: and requiring surgery to remove it. Neither of these scenarios seem to fit my symptoms at all.