Thank you for your response. I have a temporary date for surgery, the 27th of Feb, if all goes well with the Anethatist ph Call. Best friend just diagnosed with Lupus. So don't want to burden her. I will just have to manage my Anxiety until the results are back sometime in February. God everything takes so long when you just want an answer now. Thanks again Linda.
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Not sure if it is OK to post questions here, if I haven't been diagnosed. Am 3 years in Menopause. 3rd Dec I started bleeding heavily. My GP referred me to my local rural hospital. The service here is negligible. Our specialists come up once a month or so. Our waiting times are years above the State average. So I drove myself to Melb. Women's Hospital. Doctor thinks it's urgent for me to have some tests, so I get a bed for the night. Ultrasound next morning showing thickening of Uterine Wall. I am advised I will need a further test with a camera and a D & C. have a teleconference appointment this Thur. Expect / Hope they will give me appointment time for this testing. Am struggling to remain calm while having to wait. First bleeding stopped after 5 days. Just started bleeding again yesterday. Very heavy. Making me scared and anxious. I have had leg pain for about 4 to 5 months. X-ray and ultrasound show nothing. I did have HPV when I was 20 years old. All further PAP smears have been clear. I am fatigued. Needed an Iron infusion due to low iron and low folate. Felt good for 2 weeks. Back to fatigue. I am so scared. Not just that it will be Uterine cancer, but that it would have already spread. How do i cope with the waiting? I am single. My adult son is in Melb. I am alone.
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Cancer Council NSW would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work.We would also like to pay respect to elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.