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The Cervical Smear Diaries – 2 years on #NotSoSimple

The Cervical Smear Diaries – 2 years on #NotSoSimple

Well, I am quite late for the Cervical Screening Awareness week, however awareness is awareness! Some of you may remember 2 years ago I received the Smear Results: Abnormal Cells. Abnormal cells, high grade (severe) dyskaryosis to be exact. It was really scary and I wouldn't wish the process on anyone, but it's very common and the procedure over in 90 minutes. This is part 3 of the Cervical Smear Diaries. VIEW the POST

Preventative methods to keep your family free of UTIs

Preventative methods to keep your family free of UTIs

A UTI is an infection of the human urinary tract caused by certain bacteria. It is the most common bacterial infection in the United States. Comparatively, females catch this infection more than males do and almost 50% of females must suffer from it once during their life-time. The worst is that it may often reoccur particularly in females.  VIEW the POST

The Cervical Smear Diaries – aftermath, infection & the results

On February 3, 2017, I went in to hospital for a Colposcopy and came out with having the LLETZ treatment. You can read about the procedure and treatment here. I received the results this week and I have to say, I didn’t realise I was worrying but the good news felt like a house had been lifted from my shoulders. Below is a little account of the infection symptoms and what my results mean if anyone would like to know…  …