(WSFA / CNN News Item) After months of unexplained weight gain and stomach problems, an Alabama woman had a 50-pound ovarian cyst
Kayla Rahn told the WSFA that she had problems with the cyst because of the cyst have daily work.
"I could not even get to my car without losing my breath," Rahn said.
The doctors first told her that she only needed to lose some weight.
"I've been trying to lose weight for about a year, but I've gained weight," Rahn said. "I really looked like I was 9 months pregnant, we went to dinner and somebody asked me if I had any twins, it was frustrating and rough." Www.mjfriendship.de/de/index.php?op…ew&id=6 # 1991 After the pain got too big, she went to the Jackson Hospital Englisch: bio-pro.de/en/region/stern/magazine/…0/index.html. Dr. Gregory Jones and dr. R. D. Seirafi performed the surgery the next day to remove the cyst.
During Dr. Jones said he has seen this before, he said, the size is surprising.
"The technical diagnosis: mucinous cystadenoma, it's a benign state, which is one of the biggest I've ever seen or safely removed," Jones said. "We are very excited that she was fine."
Rahn remembers the moment she knew she would feel better.
"I remember telling my mother she was crying, I knew something was wrong," Rahn said.
Dr. Jones encourages everyone to be their own patient advocate and persistent when they know something is wrong. Continue to cause problems for your doctor if they do not get better.
Rahn says she is excited to get back to work and feels a huge load lifted from her.
"As soon as I came home and was able to move a bit, I tried every shirt I was wearing and it was fantastic," says Rahn. "I could not wear this dress that I have in a year."