Gum Disease… Can it be cut out????? help!!?

Question by sara629686: Gum Disease... Can it be cut out????? help!!? I am 38 yrs old an ex smoker, i am in the uk my dentist said my gum disease is something he would expect to see on me in 20YEARS time like this!! So i asked him about having it cut out, (as they do in the USA) he said this method is not very effective? I wonder if that's because its an english dentist nhs? As im wondering if it would be worth getting it cut out if that is successful practise? Any advice please on gum disease, … [Read more...]

Guidance To Help Doctors In Wales Understand New Responsibilities When Responding To Concerns

Guidance To Help Doctors In Wales Understand New Responsibilities When Responding To Concerns The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has developed guidance to help doctors understand their new responsibilities when responding to concerns, following the new regulations on NHS complaints in Wales which came into force today. The regulations aim to make it easier for patients to raise concerns if they are dissatisfied, or if things go wrong with their care and the MPS factsheet outline these … [Read more...]

Pain just under the skin of my penis during and after sex.. help?

Question by hach: Pain just under the skin of my penis during and after sex.. help? This only recently started happening, and i couldn't have sex ever since.. I experienced a burning sensation just as i began and when i pulled back the foreskin to take a look, i found a red, scar-like thing (quite close to the tip) which seemed to be the origin of the pain.. It has been 5 days since it began, and the scar/scratch doesn't seem to show any signs of healing.. Any idea what could be done about … [Read more...]

Lower back pain and lower abdominal pain.Please help?

Question by ccathy: Lower back pain and lower abdominal pain.Please help? I had my period a week ago and still have a lower abdominal pain on my right side. It felt like a period cramp, then I got my period. Now, it's been a week after my period and I still have cramps. I also have lower back pain. When I bend down or move to a certain side, it hurts a lot! I am fighting against bulimia. Could this be the cause? Please help me find an answer. I have an appointment with my gynecologist in two … [Read more...]

Someone please please help i cant take this anymore???

Question by TTC for baby no 1! x: Someone please please help i cant take this anymore??? The past few years have been hell for me. I basically have to live in pads, i get water infections all time. I had severe pelvic pain and had to stay in hospital, had a scan to find out i had a double uterus.... BUT no one can actually tell me what these problems are, ive had all swabs done, blood tests, scans, being seen by a gynecologist and NOTHING. why else would i be having discharge so much????? it … [Read more...]

What does a speculum feel like??? Help!?

Question by Koley-Sara: What does a speculum feel like??? Help!? Okay so I have to go to the gynecologist today to get tested for infection. Idk how they do they, but I think they might need to do the whole speculum swab thing. This is NOT a pap smear, I'm a virgin. Anyway, someone said the speculum is like 2 fingers inside you... well I cant even put 2 inside me without it hurting! So if I ask for the smallest size- how big is it ? How long? Like a tampon? Ah. Thanks.. Hopefully she can just … [Read more...]