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CV - worried

Bluepeg
Bluepeg

I’m beyond desperate for my op. Literally decades of pain and now light at the end of the tunnel.

Less than two weeks to wait yet keep hearing more and more ops cancelled due to this coronavirus.

I understand that people need the beds much more than me but can’t help feel worried especially because it seems it will be at least six months before ops are considered again.

I’m an awful human being I know but needed to say this out loud.

My pain is really effecting my mental health / time off work / family life on hold, it’s hideous.

I’m crossing everything I’m over reacting.

Sorry!

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Your not an awful person, I would feel the same. It does look like things are getting worse and likely we will all have to wait longer but you never know they might keep a steady stream going. Fingers crossed for you x

Bluepeg
Bluepeg
in reply to Ambersun1

Your positivity made me smile, thank you x

Ambersun1
Ambersun1
in reply to Bluepeg

I'm trying to, Corona is starting to worry me now ❤️

It’s a totally natural human reaction and I would have felt the same in your position. However, as someone who has been through the op and is out the other side, I would not want to be in hospital with everything going on at the current time - far too much chance of the risk of infection, and absolutely the last thing you would want in your post-op recovery would be a persistent cough which seems to be the main symptom of this horrid cv disease. Believe me, you will do anything on this Earth not to cough and sneeze when you have an abdominal incision ( and I imagine keyhole wounds are much the same at least at first). So as gutting as it is, it may be a whole lot safer for you to have to wait. But I can totally imagine the worry and frustration it is causing you xxxx

Bluepeg
Bluepeg
in reply to LouiseD1

Thank you. It is always good to have perspective, I appreciate it.

This will be what I’ll keep telling myself if I need it x

StIvesmaid
StIvesmaid
in reply to LouiseD1

Absolutely right! I couldn’t stand up straight for the first couple of weeks post op, coughing would have been disastrous. And I agree about the possibility of infection. But Bluepeg your reaction is only natural and understandable. Let’s hope you will soon be back on track. X

I couldn’t agree me, coughing I’d the last thing you would want as there is so much healing going on inside. I caught an infection after my hysterectomy and that was just from the catheter and was on antibiotics for over 2 months. It is horrible having to wait for a procedure which can help change and improve your quality of life, let’s hope that everything settles down soon and routine surgery can go ahead as planned. Take care and I hope you can have your hysterectomy soon xx

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