WARNING: THIS MAY BE TMI FOR SOME
Thank you, Becky. I don't have much information yet. My chemo oncologist called me back after looking at the ultrasound this morning as soon as he could. He said next step is for me to see my gyno oncologist, who is 2 hrs away, so I more than dread the thought of the drive to/from and the exam.. (And since US doctors don't all have women using dialators, the transvaginal ultrasound was alot more miserable than them pressing on my abdominal area.)
Chemo Oncologist was sweet, he asked how my 'tummy' felt today. I always use anatomy terms and so does every other doctor I know. But he does not seem to think surgery would be a good idea, that it would make me take a nosedive. It is probably blood, not a mass in my uterus. But the team will have to come up with a plan. Not looking forward to any of this. If they can drain the uterus, they would probably use radiation on it to stop bleeding or whatever. At least I know more than I did before and could possibly avoid many side effects of radiation therapy that I had before. If no surgery, it will probably be considered continuing the palliative care.
At diagnosis of stage 3 they said they could not do surgery because cervix was all a soft mass and they couldn't sew me back together. It now seems to be scar tissue from radiation. Guess it would take a good MRI to really show what cervix and uterus look like now. So I guess I am in limbo for awhile.
I will let you know what they come up with when I know something. Continuing to pray for healing and guidance, and that my team will be inspired to be able to help me in all the ways that I need. I also pray for all of you. Katie