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First off, let me preface this by saying that I am 17 and would go to the doctor instead of posting on this board but my mom tends to think I'm a hypochondriac so everytime I request a doctor's visit she tells me to wait or she'll say she will schedule one but quickly "forgets". I've gotten tired of talking to her about it so even though I know none of you can diagnose me, I'd like to know if this is a cause for concern. Here are my symptoms:

-mucus after passing stool
-pain in lower abdomen (in my right hand side. it comes and goes and hasn't been that bad, but it has been more intense the past few days.)
-increased vaginal discharge
-irregular period (It's always been somewhat irregular, but I haven't had my period at all for much longer than what is normal to me)

I also took a pregnancy test a few weeks ago (my symptoms didn't prompt this though b/c I've had these symptoms before my pregnancy scare). At first I got a positive result but I took 2 more and they were negative. I've heard there are some conditions which cause false positives (not sure which.) My mom and grandmother both have uterine fibrois. Does that play into anything?
And on a last note, I am prescribed to adderall but hardly take it because I don't like the after effect. However, during midterms week (last week) I began taking my doses everyday and to take the shaky after effects away, I would drink. Could this explain why my pain has felt worse these few days?
I don't know about all your symptoms, but a good many of them may be normal menstrual symptoms:

--The pain in your right side that comes and goes can be pain due to ovulation. Many women experience ovulation pain, some just when they ovulate, but others (like myself) off and on throughout my whole cycle (most intense around ovulation). For me, they are just brief twinges about where the ovary is. I experience it on both side but more over my left ovary. Ovaries don't necessarily switch side month to month, I think I had a 4 month period where I only ovulated from my left side. You may feel ovulation pain from your other side when you ovulate from that ovary or you may not. Some women only experience ovulation pain on 1 side.

--Discharge is normal with your menstrual cycle. Women not on the pill all have cyclical discharge (being on birth control tends to dry it out). As long as it doesn't smell and you don't have itching or burning down there, you're probably OK. Discharge usually follows this pattern: dry or sticky right after your period, then becoming creamy/white/lotiony (may have yellow tint), then lots of it resembling uncooked eggwhites (you ovulate roughly 10 days to 2 weeks before your period even with irregular cycles). Discharge will dry up after ovulation, but you may still have a little sticky/creamy type between ovulation and your period.

--You tend to notice vaginal discharge more after a bowel movement. It resembles mucus and you'd swear it came out with the bowel movement from the anus but it is actually released from the vagina due to the pushing.

It could be possible you have fibroids as well and that is causing some of your pain. Have you been checked for them? I don't think the adderall/drinking has much to do with your pain, but I never took adderall so I can't say for certain. Your pain could be more intense if you are ovulating and/or if you have fibroids.
[QUOTE=thedharmabum;2774954]First off, let me preface this by saying that I am 17 and would go to the doctor instead of posting on this board but my mom tends to think I'm a hypochondriac so everytime I request a doctor's visit she tells me to wait or she'll say she will schedule one but quickly "forgets". I've gotten tired of talking to her about it so even though I know none of you can diagnose me, I'd like to know if this is a cause for concern. Here are my symptoms:

-mucus after passing stool
-pain in lower abdomen (in my right hand side. it comes and goes and hasn't been that bad, but it has been more intense the past few days.)
-increased vaginal discharge
-irregular period (It's always been somewhat irregular, but I haven't had my period at all for much longer than what is normal to me)

I also took a pregnancy test a few weeks ago (my symptoms didn't prompt this though b/c I've had these symptoms before my pregnancy scare). At first I got a positive result but I took 2 more and they were negative. I've heard there are some conditions which cause false positives (not sure which.) My mom and grandmother both have uterine fibrois. Does that play into anything?
And on a last note, I am prescribed to adderall but hardly take it because I don't like the after effect. However, during midterms week (last week) I began taking my doses everyday and to take the shaky after effects away, I would drink. Could this explain why my pain has felt worse these few days?

Hi, I don't want to frighten you but you did say you had 1 pos. pregnancy test. I think you should see a doctor as you could have an ectopic pregnancy. (where the fetus is devoloping in a fallopian tube instead of uterus). This could burst and be life threatenig. If your mom won't take you , can you go to emergency room or clinic?