Port Insertion Trauma - Am I the only one?
Sorry about the hideous photo. Yesterday I had the “ Smart Port ” inserted after my beloved PICC Line gave me a blood clot along with a huge ...
General or local?
My EP has decided that my Ablation that I had back in July has failed...... I had two ablations many years ago for SVT which were much shorte...
Hi I’m on day 2 recovering from a cryoablation. I had a complication of a pericardialeffusion which was just a tiny rim that was unchanged so...
Anyone Had An ICD Fitted While On Pred?
Possible need for an ICD if MRI confirms " heart injection fraction " problem! Has anyone had this procedure while on pred?...
Manual vaccum aspiration MVA
Just had this procedure today I was really worried it would hurt as I would be awake it’s done under local anaesthetic. Have to say it’s a li...
Egg collection: what was your experience like?
I'd love to know about your experiences of the egg collection procedure for IVF/ICSI. ( My site – theduff.co.uk/ – contains a collecti...
Circumcision - local or general?
Hi, booked I’m for circ this Thursday due to phimosis problem. Leaning towards local anaesthetic rather than general - anybody had it done un...
Bone marrow biopsy
I had a bone marrow biopsy 2 days ago,the procedure for me was surprisingly easy, I was told by the nurse that she was struggling to get enou...
Dental treatment and local anaesthetic
I've read that people with PAF should have a local anaesthetic which doesn't contain any type of adrenalin as this can bring on A Fib....
Positive mirena insertion stories needed...!
My gynae finally pursuaded me to have the mirena and its finally going to be inserted this week and I'm ridiculously scared - I've had friend...
Circumcision as a teen
I know that circumcision has its disadvantages but I have had many problems including stinging and tightness due to the foreskin. I have been...
Circumcision - local anaesthetic?
Hi everyone, my partner needs a circumcision and information sheets we have found online indicate that this can be done under either a local ...
My Ablation....sorry abomination
Hi all In response to your requests this is the news on how my Ablation went. This is where it started going wrong because this was not my EP...
Advice needed re medial branch block injections
This was a referral from Rheumy, who wants a quicker reduction of pred....
Hi, On Tuesday I am having a coil inserted to help me to cope with period and ovulation pain. My cervix is quite far back and I have a bendy ...
A Transplant Triumph. . .
Good Morning All , , hope you're not nursing hangovers after lifting a celebratory glass or two yesterday. ....
Options other than Mirena coil
The doctor then decided to switch me across to Cerazette, which was even worse and how my diagnosis of endo came about. which concluded my en...
Brother with stage 3 melanoma
I’m new here. Looking for empathy and trying to understand what my family are going through....
Local anaesthetic and pregabalin
Hi there, just wondering if any of you have found that a local anaesthetic for a minor procedure had any increased or negative effect on the ...
Too tight but great
I had my circumcision in 1986. It was under local anaesthetic....
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