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How do I get through this?

Am waiting to see consultant on tuesday,and am booked for a cystocopy 20 july but the pain is getting bad despite menopause injections everything is pulling in my stomach and back my stomach has gone a funny shape and as well as all of this I can,t wee.I can,t even pick up a 4pint of milk without screaming.Am beginning to loose it I think I am headed for hystectomy but what do I do meantime?

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Ah I am so sorry to hear that you are in such a bad way.

Try to rest if you can and take painkillers if possible until you know more (remember it's important to take painkillers regularly in order for them to build up in your system to have some effect, don't wait until you are in lots of pain to take them...this is how I manage my pain...I'm not pain free but am able to reduce the level of pain I am in if I take painkillers every 4-6 hours depending on the strength)...it's difficult but try not to stress yourself out too much. Explain everything to your Consultant on Tuesday and seek advise from him/her.

Wishing you all the best...stay strong and stay positive and keep us updated on how your appointment goes. Remember...you are not alone x


Thanks been and got some better painkillers i think.GP thinks my bladder is attached to the front of my stomach and to my womb at other side.Roll on tomorrow.


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