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by Tracie Miles
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: cervical smears & cervical cancer
Topic: alternative testing for abnormal cells
Replies: 1
Views: 1928

Re: alternative testing for abnormal cells

So this process is still being refined and not ready for roll out yet.
A research team in Manchester is leading on this work, we are watching it closely at the Eve Appeal. Do keep an eye on our website for all the latest developments.
by Tracie Miles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Fistula
Replies: 1
Views: 726

Re: Fistula

We are so sorry to hear your health story.

Can we suggest you talk with your GP re referring you to clinical psychology services to help you find tactics / coping mechanisms to deal with your physical and emotional needs.

We are really sorry also that we are unable to offer you help directly.
by Tracie Miles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: general
Topic: stomac miscomfort
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Re: stomac miscomfort

Hello there.
Please can we advise you to visit your doctor to talk about this so they can help you.
Wishing you well.
by Tracie Miles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: vaginal issues
Topic: Vaginal prolapse
Replies: 3
Views: 1126

Re: Vaginal prolapse

So can we suggest you go back to your GP and ask for referral to gynaecology to see what sort of intervention would suit you best>
Every woman is different and needs a clinical and history and examination to decide what is the best therapeutic option for them.
Wishing you well.
by Tracie Miles
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: cervical smears & cervical cancer
Topic: Smear test
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Re: Smear test

The researchers are listening to you ! We are on the way to developing self - testing kits , it will take time to refine but your point is well made and research continues, There is a superb team in Manchester headed up by Professor Emma Crosbie looking at urine sampling as a potential .... Wishing ...
by Tracie Miles
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: cervical smears & cervical cancer
Topic: smear test - size of speculum
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Re: smear test - size of speculum

You make a really good point !
I do think that more cervical screeners are offering a smaller ( often known as virgin speculum ) to women now however.
by Tracie Miles
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: menopause
Topic: Endometrial thickness 9mm
Replies: 1
Views: 715

Re: Endometrial thickness 9mm

Hello there. So endometrial thickness before menopause of 9mm is not abnormal! Do talk this through with your GP , so they can reassure you that it's only after menopause we worry about endometrial thickness over 4mm in POST menopausal women, this is because we expect the womb lining to be thicker a...
by Tracie Miles
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: general
Topic: What's my risk of ovarian cancer?
Replies: 1
Views: 742

Re: What's my risk of ovarian cancer?

Hello Jo , We are really sorry to hear about your sister. If you have no other family history of breast, prostate or cancer then your risk of ovarian cancer is the same as the general population. If you have two or more family members ( close first degree relatives) with these cancers , then it is w...
by Tracie Miles
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: general
Topic: General gynae check ups
Replies: 1
Views: 713

Re: General gynae check ups

Hello there, so we do have screening here on the NHS ; We have a cervical and breast screening programme that bases the age of starting and interval of check - ups on evidence based guidelines. Ultrasound screening has been proven not to be useful except for in high risk populations. You are so righ...
by Tracie Miles
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Thrush from antibiotics for UTI
Replies: 1
Views: 752

Re: Thrush from antibiotics for UTI

Hi Blanche, sounds like you are having a miserable time. We wonder if you should ask your GP if it's worthwhile having a consult with the urologists if antibiotic therapy is ineffective? We are unsure if the urine specimens are culturing anything atall ? If not then you could question the utility of...
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