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Period years after hysterectomy-bother GP this week or not?
It's so so difficult getting an appt I asked for appt this week to discuss mild depression and had the offer of a phone call or an appt in January. So I took a phone call at work, was prescribed AD which was supposed to be at pharmacy today and are not.
I haven't taken AD or spoken to GP about depression before. I just feel like accessing healthcare is so hard.
Perhaps I'll be given an internal over the phone. sounds like an easy option! <hopes>
I'm just having the same debate with myself. I have notice twice now blood streaks when I wee. Also I have a foul smell and seem incapable of holding even the smallest amount in. think I need to try to get an appointment this week
I did get an appt with trainee who thought tissue was friable. (Egg and bacon anyone?) She swabbed in case of infection and told me to get results today. Not available and I will return the in new year and see another GP (the one who has prescribed ADs...started them two days ago. Hopefully they will give me something for my friable tissues!!
FF Just something for you to consider; there is much debate and concern amongst gynaes and meno specialists about the number of women aged 50+ ( post meno) who are offered ADs when in fact they are suffering from oestrogen deficiency. The thinking is that HRT ought to be used not ADs. ADs have side effects too- and for anyone without a uterus, oestrogen-only HRT has very few risks ( all research shows less breast cancer in women taking oestrogen-only HRT than women not taking ANY HRT.)
My personal view is that many drs reach for the AD prescription too fast without thinking 'Ah- this woman is post-meno- maybe it's her hormones that need sorting.'