Yes, they fired the sonogram technician, and then they fussed at me for not saying something!
Too funny. First thing in the door, while I was checking in for today's follow up appointment, the receptionist and nurse started apologizing about the rude sonogram tech. And they wondered aloud why I did not say anything. I had no idea she was from a medical agency they use. Lots of women complained on Wednesday, and so they fired the tech and rescheduled all the Thursday appointments, too. Wow. Glad to hear it was not just me.
The doctor said my blood tests were fine, thyroid fine, hormones fine. And she said I have one small marble sized fibroid. She was not worried about that. She said the uterus lining was very thick. And she recommended a D&C to "start over" and then if there is no cancer, start on a hormone therapy. Strange. If my hormone levels are fine, why hormone therapy??
Okay, any D&C horror stories anyone out there want to share?? The doctor said it is an outpatient procedure, they put you out for ten minutes, she scrapes the inside of the uterus, and then they wake you up and you go home. You can't drive yourself. But... piece of cake.
I think I will get a second opinion. What is the hurry? She said not to go another month, but, hey... And she said I am not menopausal. Just premenopausal. Okay. So, I will have super heavy periods because I have a super thick lining. I hesitate to take hormones unless absolutely necessary because of breast cancer concern, and because I don't do well with drugs.
The blood clots are from the lining. She said the the blood comes out and sits and forms clots and starts stinking. Glad to get that question answered.
I don't know that I got all my questions answered, and yet I felt pressured that the D&C was what this doctor just wanted to do and yet, she admitted that if the hormone therapy did not work, then there may be a need for a hysterectomy in my future. And the hysteroscopy might have shown her things, but the D&C is like a really, really big hysteroscopy. Great. My words, not hers. She won't rule out cancer until after the D&C. The pap smear only checks for cervical cancer? Is there such as thing as uterine cancer?? And wouldn't the blood work have shown a need for further tests?? But, my blood work was "fine", so why are we needing to do a D&C??