"Gynae assessment ward1"

About: Leicester Royal Infirmary

Having had a miscarriage in August 2015 and continually bled every day since, despite various treatment and. A Hysteroscopy In Dec, I presented there again today 27th Jan.

I was given a scan and subsequently prescribed Norethisterone.

I asked about alternative treatment and was told there are none.

Having tried tranexamic acid at least twice, various antibiotics, leveste and tranexamic acid combination and Norethisterone previously, I feel I am getting nowhere.

Surely after 6 months of continual bleeding, other options need to be explored. In this time I have become anaemic and deficient in vitamin B12, been unable to work due to prolonged heavy bleeding, unable to have a day or night out and it's affected my confidence and mental health.


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Response from Leicester Royal Infirmary

Dear reviewer,

We are really sorry to hear that your treatment has not stopped the bleeding. We would like to look into this further for you to see if there is anything else we can do to help. If you are happy for us to do so, please email me - rachelle.bowden@uhl-tr.nhs.uk - with your details (name, date of birth, address and NHS number) and I’ll get back to you.

Kind regards,

Rachelle Bowden

Matron for Gynaecology

Leicester's Hospitals

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