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clotting screening after miscarriage

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NewMember123 Mon 27-Oct-14 22:19:25

I am 42 years old I recently had a 7 weeks miscarriage after the second IVF cycle. I was recommended by my IVF doctor to do a clotting screening blood test. I was wondering if my GP can prescribe this. I know the NHS guidelines say you need to do the test after 3 miscarriage.

How do I convince my GP to do it, as due to my age as I can't afford the time and money to wait.

My husband suggested to lie to to the GP that I already had more than 3 miscarriages.

Do you think it is a good idea?
Did anyone's has been in a similar situation and can give some advice of how to handle possible questions from the GP?


dildoos Sat 01-Nov-14 08:42:51

They could mean the thrombophilia screening, that checks for clotting and sticky bloods. If so a pretty common test so not much convincing smile
Sorry to hear of your second MC, what I find a shame is that even after our heartbreak we feel the need to fight for answers on NHS. Especially when a lot of nhs money is spent on very inappropriate resources! Xbrewthanks

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