So, I had good news and bad treatment this past week. On monday I had the long-awaited gynecologist appointment and he said it did sound very like endo, and he is going to book me a laproscopy very soon. He also said in the meantime I should go back to the GP to get some contraceptive pills to control the symptoms- for the last 3 weeks I have been controlling bowel and pain with codeine. So I toddled back to the GP on tuesday and told them what I needed. Now, I cannot have the Progesterone only Pill as I took it a few years ago and bled every day for 3 months, I also cannot take Ovranette which is a combined pill as when I took that it made me need to pee about 30 times a day. So I asked for a pill that was a different chemical compound as there are many. The GP told me I could have Microgynon 30, I asked 'Is it different?' she said 'Yes, absolutly.' So I took it home, took one, but then decided to check it against the Ovranette just in case. You can imagine my anger when I see that it is the same chemicals in the same amounts as Ovranette. It is essentially the same tablet made by a different company. I am fed up with GPs trying to fob me off, not listening to me and thinking it's alright to lie to me. Either she didn't know, so she lied, or she did know- and she lied. This is why the NHS is going down the potty, that GP wasted my time and hers, so now I'm going to waste her time by going back to ask for a different pill. And it's a waste of resources, I've just opened that pack of pills so no-one else can have it now- they will be destroyed and more taxpayer money wasted. I am fed up of being handled like an idiot because GPs don't believe I know my own body. I know it hurts and I know it's not in my head.
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