"Outpatient hysteroscopy at lancaster infirmary"

About: Royal Lancaster Infirmary / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

I had this procedure at lancaster royal infirmary this morning took pain relief as instructed found the procedure very uncomfortable but staff asked if I was ok thru out had a mirena coil fitted at same time and biopsies 8 hrs later at home after taking pain relief im uncomfortable still bad period pain and bleeding I couldnt be at work as feel sickly too I was told before that I wouldnt need a general anaesthetic as ive had three children! Not a nice experience Would have loved sedation! Hope I feel better tomorrow as I'm my mums carer ive laid on my bed most of the day with discomfort

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Response from Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience at the RLI. We are pleased our staff cared for you well during your procedure and will pass this on to the teams involved. If you are still experiencing discomfort or would like to talk to the team about your after-care, please do not hesitate to contact the number on your appointment letter. You can also telephone NHS 111 for advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Wishing you all the best for your recovery.

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Update posted by Keepy (the patient)

It was unhelpful that I wasnt told I would bleed so didnt bring sanitary protection! Still bleeding a week later thank god pain has subsided! Have the odd twinge now and again! To be told by the consultant I wouldnt need pain relief as I have had three children I think was rediculous I feel I am now dreading any further procedures and will definately need sedation if need another procedure