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My Colonoscopy

I am a tube of flesh; a hollow reed made of meat. At the center of my body is a slimy, vacant void; a duct running the span from anus to mouth. 1,645 more words

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - A Positive Test Does Not Mean You Have Bowel Cancer

As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness month, we’re running a series of mini-blogs from cancer experts. Here’s the next instalment from Bowel Cancer Nurse Specialist, Aileen Roy. 161 more words

Bowel Cancer

Pathology Spotlight: The Pathology of Allergy - Nasal Polyps

As it is Allergy Awareness Week, this month’s Pathology Spotlight blog is about Nasal Polyps. 

This specimen shows a section through the head in which nasal polyps can be seen in the nasal cavity. 286 more words


Not what I expected

At 23 the last thing I thought I would be discussing is surgeries. The last thing I expected was to be diagnosed with infertility. The sonogram was supposed to just be a formality to get out of the way before moving forward with our IVF. 331 more words


Hysteroscopic Resection for Uterine Fibroids and Polyps

Over the course of his career, obstetrician and gynecologist (OBGYN) Keith Reisler, MD, Plano, Tx, has treated numerous uterine fibroids and polyps. Dr. Keith Reisler draws on an in-depth knowledge of minimally invasive techniques to offer hysteroscopic resection as a treatment option for these conditions. 206 more words

Keith Reisler, Plano, Tx

My Third Tattoo

Feeling a bit battered and bruised this morning. You try having a metre long endoscope shoved up your arse.!.Unfortunately the radius of curvature of optical fiber bundles means that they won’t go round corners easily. 250 more words


Breakthrough...... Bleeding

Not a breakthrough a such. Potentially a set back. Why is this process full of oxymorons?

This “breakthrough bleeding” I’ve been experiencing for the past five days, could indicate the return of The Polyps, according to my Dr. 45 more words