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12 Sep 2006

RE: Sudden strange pains
hi there GD

I posted to you last week regarding some pains i was experiancing just before my injection was due (has happened for the last 6 months or som , period like pains but this time the pains didnt go away and i got them all the time not just after sex). I went to my doctor on friday.

the doctor did a urine test and found blood (2+ or +2??) said i have a bladder infection and he thinks that when my injection is just before due i am more suseptable to bladder infections and should rather go get my injection 1 week early.

Is that possible? And if so why would i be more likely to get a bladder infection just before my injection is due? It doesnt burn when i urinate and i do not feel the urge to urinate frequently as i did with the other bladder infections i have had?

Could the symptoms be described as period like pains for a bladder infection??

I am so worried that there is something wrong with my ovaries or other reproductive parts as i really want to have children some day and dont want to find out later that i cant...
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01 Jan 0001

The pain you experience could be ' period pains' which are due to some cramping of the uterus. SOme women have a period just before the injection is due, so this would fit.
The protein in your urine suggests a bladder infection. To be absolutely sure, you could ask your doctor to send a sample to the laboratory to test. I don't see that you would be more prone to bladder infections just before the next injection though.

Best wishes
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