Have messaged before but briefly I have been diagnosed with AF and SVT and recently had mention of junctional rhythm yet am struggling to get anti coags. I've seem umpteen different cardiologists, one said yes to go on anti coags, explained pros and cons of each but then wrote to my doc discharging me! I managed to get referred to the 'top' cardiologist (one of the nurses made comment how lucky I was to be seeing him) but he still won't just prescribe them, instead he wanted me to have a blood test to test if my blood clots more than it should? Basically I've had three lots of blood taken on separate occasions (due to cock ups) and NOW the lab say they won't test for it as I 'don't meet the criteria' Apparently A-Fib doesn't count and the fact I didn't have a 'spontaneous' Pulmonary Embolism i.e. I was on contraceptive pill at time which increased the risk and that my grandfather had a thrombosis don't count either! I have given up, I'm tired of fighting...
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