Wednesday, March 3, 2010

"Consider it lotion for your uterus."-

Words I never thought I'd hear from my doctor. Bwhahaha.

She called me last night to answer my questions about the septum and the estrogen. Yes, the game plan has changed because of the septum removal. She insists that the septum was small, about .5 to .75cm thick stretching from fallopian tube to fallopian tube. I don't know how long it was... She told me the reason they probably didn't notice it before on ultrasound of HSG was because of how small it was. She didn't really sound like she thought it had anything to do with any of my losses, but said it may have but that it was so small she doubted it. But, she said she also wasn't going to leave it in there in case it did. I for one am glad she removed it, because I've been reading that even small ones can cause problems with miscarriages (because of implantation issues, growth restrictions, etc...) and even pre-term labor.

The two weeks of estrogen is to help expedite the healing process. It will re-build the lining and promote healing. She told me to consider it as lotion for my uterus. The last day of my estrogen treatment, I have my post-op appointment (the 15th). At that appointment we will talk more, and I should get the go ahead to start some progesterone to bring on a new cycle. After that, we are hopefully going to be able to go ahead with a Clomid cycle.

So, more waiting for me. It looks like it'll be 3-4 weeks before we get to have another "try" at conceiving... for whatever that's worth.

Feeling a tad better today, but still very uncomfortable. I am still on "relative bedrest" until tomorrow. Then I can get up and around "as tolerated". The pain meds have given me a major case of "the dumb" and I am napping a lot- healing is such hard work, hehe. I can't wait for my incisions to stop bothering me so much, that seems to be the worst part for me.

Will post more as things develop. For now, more healing.

6 comments:

Celia said...

I think my polyp had a lot to do with my infertility. And that sucker was tiny. So tiny they did not even mention it at my hsg. I know they saw it because the guy said "what about that?" and my (former) ob said " that's nothing". Except you know, it was.

Here's to hoping that was the problem.

Michelle said...

I am glad that you are feeling better and I hope the healing continues and quickly. ((HUGS))

Kristin said...

"Lotion for your uterus"...gotta love that description.

Hope you continue to heal quickly.

iamstacey said...

Hope you're feeling better! Thinking of you!

PFM said...

Ah, more waiting. Well, I hope that you get well soon. All of these experiences can hopefully only lead to better things. Thanks for commenting on my dream post.

WiseGuy said...

Well, I hope the 'lotion' works its magic, and there is super-healing.

Good Luck.