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Women are sharing ghastly experiences of outpatient #hysteroscopy - invasive surgery with zero anaesthetic - the NHS UK standard practice

This barbaric, inhumane, misogynistic assault against women's rights must end

@RCObsGyn
@HysteroscopyA
@RCoANews
@NHSuk
@TheBSGE
'My scream sounded unearthly to me, like an animal in terrible pain. Part of my inside was being cut without any anaesthetic. I am 73 years old'
careopinion.org.uk/836391
#Hysteroscopy without #anaesthetic
'excruciatingly painful and the gas and air did not really do anything to alleviate the pain'
careopinion.org.uk/842763
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Hysteroscopy: excellent treatment when done with respect & compassion for patient, without financial and convenience issues & outdated attitudes to women getting in the way. A thread:

@HysteroscopyA
@Trust_Failed
@ProfEmmaCrosbie
@RCoANews
@NHSuk
@RoseCoatesBN5
@rcgp
@RCObsGyn
#Anaesthetics have been available since the century before last.

Men are given local or general anaesthetic for #prostatecancer biopsies as a matter of course.

So why do women continue to be subjected to #gynaecological torture? Misogyny in action?
Hysteroscopy is SURGERY - anaesthesia, relaxation and pain management should be the norm, not the exception.

And as it's surgery, involving cutting and blood, doing it in an office with patient & #gynaecologist in their outdoor clothes is a hygiene disaster waiting to happen.
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