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In praise of PollyPerky

(10 Posts)
danTDM Sun 09-Apr-17 18:57:25

Thank you Polly, about two weeks ago you helped me and gave me your opinion on oestrogel/ustrogen, and I bought them from a Spanish Pharmacy.

They worked straight away and I am a changed woman.
I didn't realise all the myriad of symptoms I had been putting up with for 2/3 years.

I am also sleeping brilliantly for the first time I can remember.

You have really made a fabulous difference to my life flowers Thank you.

PollyPerky Sun 09-Apr-17 20:09:19

Ah that is so kind of you. Really pleased you are doing okay!
Long may it continue. smile

LineysRun Mon 10-Apr-17 09:43:08

I'd also like to thank PollyPerky. Your advice gave me the confidence to persevere with asking health professionals to prescribe HRT. (My GP refused point blank because I've previously had a DVT/PE, and he doesn't like the cancer risk).

I have finally found a gynae who is writing to my GP to say that she recommends I have the trans-dermal patches.

Still not there yet, but it's a start.

PollyPerky Mon 10-Apr-17 10:05:26

Thanks Lineys- glad it's worked out for you - or is going to!

FrancesDestroyed Sat 15-Apr-17 22:06:08

I've had breast cancer, DCIS non-hormonal, I had to have a mastectomy. Can I take HRT? My GP is reluctant to prescribe because of the BC & MX, but as it wasn't hormonal, surely I'm ok? No HP will answer my question, they all want to play safe, which is fine, but they're not bleeding for 6 weeks at a time.

danTDM Mon 17-Apr-17 13:40:55

Frances Polly will be along in a minute, I am sure.

She will know the answer. I suspect it is yes, you can take something (from what I've read on menopausematters website)
Can you see a specialist? It is super frustrating not being offered anything simply because they don't know flowers

Bumping for you gin 'till the experts get here.

danTDM Mon 17-Apr-17 13:42:08

That was meant to be grin not gin but the 'r' went rogue! grin

PollyPerky Mon 17-Apr-17 13:47:34

dan I started a new thread to answer Frances! smile

danTDM Mon 17-Apr-17 14:02:54

OOPs, sorry. I knew you'd be on top of it grin

FrancesDestroyed Sat 22-Apr-17 10:35:22

Thanks everyone, I've got another appointment with my GP next week.

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