Ask For Advice
Page 7 of 8 FirstFirst ... 45678 LastLast
Results 61 to 70 of 72

Thread: Pain after cystitis for weeks

  1. #61
    katrina1980
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Posts
    1,824
    Thanked
    1000
    Quote Originally Posted by Victoria66 [Register to see the link]
    JiG ,I was not saying that American drs are that it was not meant to be read that way but for Americans to realize other countries have great drs and good health systems. I am sorry it was read that way . Sometimes as other nations it grates on our nerves a bit when we hear American, American... it is not meant as a slight but please remember other people have great things in many different categories . Not " you " specific but a general you.
    Victoria, with all due respect to you, everyone in the UK and all over the world, and the doctors who treat them, there are good and bad doctors everywhere.

    Personally, I live in the US and DON'T trust doctors here .... one in particular almost killed me by mis-diagnosing me and prescribing the wrong meds!

    Could have filed a malpractice lawsuit for that one but decided wasn't worth it.

    Our healthcare system is seriously flawed to say the least.

    That said, I am sure there are good doctors here too, I just haven't encountered any.

    Re the OP's situation, regardless of where she lives, any doctor(s) who refuses to give a blood test, tells her she has "a" fibroid or "something" .... refers her to a urologist when clearly her condition warranted she see a gyn, which took them over a MONTH to realize, at which point they inform her it is actually her ovary, is seriously incompetent imho.

    Like in the US, I have no doubt there are some good, even great doctors in UK too, but the doctors who treated her in *this* situation aren't part of that group.

    Again jmo based on everything OP has posted to date.

    Good luck OP, and please keep us posted!

    Fingers crossed it is nothing serious and you feel better soon!

  2. #62
    Loralora
    Bronze Member Loralora's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Posts
    209
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    44
    I agree the doctors were too slow.

    Allthough she might have more than one condition. She may have to go to the urologist after all once she's finished with the gynecologist.

    She might have two conditions at the same time since she has told us that she has already been diagnosed with cystitis.

    Good luck hope you keep us informed!

  3. #63
    ~Seraphim ~
    Forum Supporter ~Seraphim ~'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared
    Age
    50
    Posts
    31,262
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    4975
    Quote Originally Posted by katrina1980 [Register to see the link]
    Victoria, with all due respect to you, everyone in the UK and all over the world, and the doctors who treat them, there are good and bad doctors everywhere.

    Personally, I live in the US and DON'T trust doctors here .... one in particular almost killed me by mis-diagnosing me and prescribing the wrong meds!

    Could have filed a malpractice lawsuit for that one but decided wasn't worth it.

    Our healthcare system is seriously flawed to say the least.

    That said, I am sure there are good doctors here too, I just haven't encountered any.

    Re the OP's situation, regardless of where she lives, any doctor(s) who refuses to give a blood test, tells her she has "a" fibroid or "something" .... refers her to a urologist when clearly her condition warranted she see a gyn, which took them over a MONTH to realize, at which point they inform her it is actually her ovary, is seriously incompetent imho.

    Like in the US, I have no doubt there are some good, even great doctors in UK too, but the doctors who treated her in *this* situation aren't part of that group.

    Again jmo based on everything OP has posted to date.

    Good luck OP, and please keep us posted!

    Fingers crossed it is nothing serious and you feel better soon!
    Misdiagnosis ,I will agree is pretty common. A lot depends on the skill and experience of the doctor.

  4. #64
    cryingalways
    Gold Member cryingalways's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    816
    Thanked
    52
    Hey! Um yeah I'm in the U.K. and it is terrible they didn't refer me to a gynecologist earlier. I'm seeing one in a couple days now though, and as I said I'm pretty certain cancers are detected by a blood test and I have had many before my scan and they came back fine.

    Also they can tell whether it's a fibroid or not from the scan alone so if I'm told it's a fibroid by the only person who has seen the scan...I'm fairly certain that's what it is. And the gynecologist has the scan now and if they thought it was something really serious they would get me in pronto.

    Could still affect my fertility though sure. Which is worrying yes.

    Anyway, I also agree there's a chance I'll end up at the urologist again too.

    I'll keep you posted on what happens though. If I can share this info and save someone all the hassle I've been though that would be good at least.

  5. #65
    katrina1980
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Posts
    1,824
    Thanked
    1000
    Quote Originally Posted by cryingalways [Register to see the link]

    Also they can tell whether it's a fibroid or not from the scan alone so if I'm told it's a fibroid by the only person who has seen the scan...I'm fairly certain that's what it is. And the gynecologist has the scan now and if they thought it was something really serious they would get me in pronto.

    Yes I agree, they would let you know pronto if it was something more serious, (or one would hope they would).

    And since seeing the scan, they suspect it's only a fibroid or fibroids that is fabulous and great news!!

    It's just that you said earlier they were saying it was now your ovary and that scared me a bit.

    Quote Originally Posted by cryingalways [Register to see the link]
    They're saying it's on my ovary now, not womb. My gp just rang me really late to tell me I should see a gynecologist. She said to try and change my urologist appointment to gynacologist if I can in the morning but if not I will see a gynacologist in two weeks. So much to take in!
    In any event, good luck and keep us posted.

  6. #66
    ~Seraphim ~
    Forum Supporter ~Seraphim ~'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared
    Age
    50
    Posts
    31,262
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    4975
    Just know that one fibroid isn't a massive issue . They can be removed . And depending upon where they are it might not be a big issue for healing . I refused surgical removal of mine because if I got pregnant it could've caused a uterine rupture. Keep in mind though I had very many fibroids and they were very big . Now I am post menopausal and haven't had a period in three years and they called me no problems at all .

  7. #67
    cryingalways
    Gold Member cryingalways's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    816
    Thanked
    52
    They say it's a cyst. I'm getting a blood test tomorrow and an MRI soon. The doctors were so , I wanted to talk about my constant cystitis pain but they just didn't care and said it wasn't connected. Then I almost fainted and got put in a wheelchair and cried

    It's been a sad day.

    I called my GP and she said she thought it was connected to my bladder problems though and to have the tests before we decide what to do next.

    I imagine I'll need it removed.

  8. #68
    Wiseman2
    Platinum Member Wiseman2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    Cloud Nine
    Posts
    21,071
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    15296
    Try to remain calm, composed and most of all accurate about your symptoms. Hysteria won't help you heal and won't help the doctors help you if you can't describe symptoms accurately. OMG I'm dying! is not helping you or helping the doctors take an accurate history of your symptoms and problems. Maybe a referral to a therapist to help with any anxiety surrounding this would help.

  9. #69
    ~Seraphim ~
    Forum Supporter ~Seraphim ~'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared
    Age
    50
    Posts
    31,262
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    4975
    Cysts are not always cancer. Have you heard of polycystic ovaries? Not cancer. Needs medication ,exercise and dietary change but not cancer.

  10. #70
    cryingalways
    Gold Member cryingalways's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    816
    Thanked
    52
    Wiseman...dude. I have a condition where I faint when I get really worried, I've always had it. It's not something I choose to do or enjoy. It just happens, and I can control it enough to not faint but I know i have to sit with my head towards the ground to do it, so that's what I did and when I explained this to the nurse she wheeled me off. I started crying involuntarily as well. It was probably just upsetting going through the shock of the appointment then almost fainting. I haven't almost fainted in a good many years too.

  11.  

Page 7 of 8 FirstFirst ... 45678 LastLast
Top Threads
Working out
I started working out a month ago and I'm not noticing any changes to my belly area. I have a personal trainer 2 times a week I also do toning once a
My Wife Sleeps All Day Even After a Night's Sleep
My wife sleeps all day. This is after sleeping 7-8 hours at night. She works 3 days a week, 12 hour shifts as a nurse. On her days off is when she

Expert Advice
Featured Threads
Completely Confused? What does this mean?
Hi All- I was dating a guy for almost a year. We had a pretty great relationship- Things got serious. We told each other we loved each other. Even
Boyfriend told me he couldn't afford holiday, next day books one to Thailand
Basically my boyfriend of 6 months is $40k in debt (I'm debt-free). We had talked about going to Vietnam and he said he needed 6 months to save up
Not a regular here, I have a few questions...
I'll try to make this brief. Been in a relationship (23F) with a man (35) for 5 years. Typical in the beginning, though I always wondered how he
Weed or Me
Hi, I have been dating my boyfriend for a few months - he is 31 and I am 24. He has recently started smoking weed every night and I don't really
Is He Hiding from Me?
Hi All, Need some advice from those that are familiar with social media apps such as Instagram.. I'v been friends with this guy for about a
Red flag in friendship
I've been through a terrible first break up and was in a lot of pain. I was physically and mentally sick due to the stress of the break up but I'm
I broke hard NC after 7 months (B I G M I S T A K E)
No surprise, I'm absolutely devastated. She pretty much blew me off like I was a piece of trash. At first I was happy because she actually responded
Ask For Advice

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •