Don’t be scared of hysterectomy if you are really suffering – Jigna’s story

looking forwards

I am 36 years old now and I was diagnosed with 2nd degree uterine prolapse 2.5 yrs ago. The Dr suggested I try pelvic floor exercise to make my muscles strong to avoid surgery at very young age. (I had…

Not quite to plan, wound infection after hysterectomy – Elizabeth’s story

I am 66 and underwent a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (ovaries also removed) and extended vaginal cuff procedure due to VAIN and several dodgy smear results which colposcopy didn't sort out. All did not quite go according to plan as…

Cheers – to new beginnings, bright colours and a bright future! – Michelle’s Story

I will start at the beginning as some of you may relate to symptoms I have experienced. 2 years ago, my periods were starting to get heavier and longer. This was very unusual for me, I was always like clockwork.…

What are the odds of endometrial cancer! – Gwynneth’s Story

Having felt unwell and totally exhausted for about a year, after many tests and a tentative diagnosis of ME, I retired at the age of 61 from a job I loved. This was October 2013. I must have had every…

I can now live life to the full – Diane’s Hysterectomy Story

My periods were always heavy and extremely painful, even from the onset of puberty. When I became a teenager I went on the pill to help with pain etc, this was ok for a while but then by the age…