The Hypochondriac Asks: Could it be a dermoid ovarian cyst?
The Angst: The Hypochondriac has been feeling pressure on the left side of her abdomen. It feels hard like a lump, and sometimes it migrates to her right. She complains that she feels it more "when I'm thin, in the summer, at my fighting weight. When there's no fat in the way when I press around my gut looking for it."
After mentioning it to her rushed and none-too-sympathetic gynecologist in Brooklyn, the doctor presses around,...Full Story