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Petitioner's Opinions To Support For A Call For Fibroid Research & Education Act.
Signature No. Petitioner Locality Opinions
297.  M.G Grantham Yes - more research needed.
296.  R.H London My mother is suffering from fibroids but she is so scared to speak with doctors and do something about it. I want to find an alternative method of reducing the fibroids and would like more campaigns to be done for women to have fibroids investigated at the earliest opportunity
295.  D.H Teynham
294.  A.B Liverpool Just been told that have fibroids more test to undergo very scared at the moment
293.  J.L Farnborough A better understanding of fibroids is required, including their causes and effective treatments. After almost two years of period misery (up to one week of pain severe enough to interfere with normal day to day life and up to two weeks of heavy bleeding), I was diagnosed with fibroids. The (female) docctor I am now working with is excellent and has given me several options on treatment. However, the only reason I was assigned to her was because I stood my ground and refused to see the male doctor I had originally been assigned. Suffice it to say that he had no empathy for my situation; treated me as though I did not have a brain (dismissing my questions about the procedure he wanted to do - no choice offered and no full explanation of the process offered). The only way I can described his examination was that it was not dissimilar to the way the vet used to examine cows on my father's farm. There is clearly a need for more female doctors in this area and/or for more empathtic male doctors as this is a highly sensitive issue: you are already worried and feeling vulnerable; the last thing you need is for somebody to dismiss your concerns about future fertility as trivial. If you have similar issues, I'd recommend standing your ground until you get the doctor and choices you deserve as a customer of the NHS.
292.  J.A Aberdeen
291.  T London There needs to be a routine check on all ethnic women, because some people do not know they have it.
290.  C.R Northampton Research needs to be done. It makes my life unbearable and resulted in an extremeley difficult pregnancy
289.  I.C Folkestone
288.  S.B Barnoldswick I am 28 years old and never heard of fibroids, i now have a very large one blocking my cervix and may have to have a hysterectomy, further education and research is needed as i had my symptoms put down to just having a heavy period!!!!
287.  R.K LIchfield
286.  J.T Middlewich I Have 2 small Fibroids but i dont know much about them or the long term effects of them, This should be a concern to the goverment as a lot of women in England suffer withthis problem,
285.  J.H London More education in Europe on fibroids and training for gynos to look at alternative solutions to hysterectomy.
284.  A Dunblane
283.  J.H Tamworth
282.  M Whitstable I under went UAE treatment 2 days ago. We need more research into treatment options.
281.  L.H Arbroath I was diagnosed with Fibroids 5 years ago,have had a myomectomy and am appalled at how little advice and support that has been offered to me. My next option is a hysterectomy!I'm determined to do my own research as I'm only 34.We need more research and less ignorance!
280.  D.G London
279.  G.T London
278.  A.W Penrith
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