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A British woman is claiming to be a “football-sized” cyst growing on her ovary is prevented, her from eating well, so they will have to drop about 70 pounds in a year.
Mother, Emma Corcoran, 43, was on the South West News Service (SWNS), is a British national, she was dismissed several times by the doctors, who allegedly told her symptoms as well as anxiety.
THE WOMAN, 40-POUND OVARIAN CYST WAS IMPEDING HER ABILITY TO BREATHE
A scan of the female cyst.
“I think they thought I was a nutter or a hypochondriac,” she said. “Yes, yes, I thought I was going crazy at the time. However, the pain was worse than childbirth.”
Corcoran said she found a large lump in her stomach, but felt that her bladder was swollen, due to her liquid diet. (The 43-year-old claimed that she was unable to eat normally because of the pain.)
The pain is at a given point in time, it was too much for the Corcoran to carry, is said to have caused her to collapse. She was then taken to Medway Maritime Hospital in Kent, where a computed tomography (CT) scan showed a huge cyst. The doctors at the hospital diagnosed the mother with a dermoid cyst, especially in an ovarian dermoid cyst. These cysts contain tissue such as hair, skin or teeth because they form from embryonic cells,” according to the Mayo Clinic.
Emma Corcoran, who was suffering from chronic pain, anxiety, and panic attacks and was eventually diagnosed with a huge ovarian cyst.
“Dermoid cysts can become large, causing the ovary to move out of the position. This increases the chance of painful twisting of your ovary called ovarian torsion. Ovarian torsion may also result in the reduction or stopping of blood flow to the ovaries,” the clinic states.
Pain in the pelvic area, fullness in the stomach, and bloating are all common signs.
The Corcoran needed surgery to remove the mass. Her right ovary and part of her fallopian tube was also removed.
The 43-year-old mother, is claiming that the cyst is causing her to lose 70 pounds, because they have not been able to eat it.
UNDIAGNOSED TUMOR BEHIND THE WOMAN’S NOSE AND CHIN GROWTH, I WAS HURT AND AFRAID AND THERE WAS NO HOPE
After the surgery, the Corcoran was back to living a normal life, however, the period of time that is spent in pain “for more than a year of hell.”
“I want every woman to read my story and get help if they are in a bit of a scare,” she said. “Listen to your body, because you know what’s best.”