29 days to UFE

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I'm scheduled to do my UFE on the 31st, still contemplating if I should postpone.

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    It's normal to be apprehensive about undergoing any medical procedure but you need to remember why you chose this method initially.

    Are your fibroids causing you pain, discomfort, heavy bleeding, swelling, fatigue etc? If it's affecting your quality of life, then you should do something about it so you can go back to living life fully.

    There are a variety of methods available, if you feel this one is not for you, continue researching until you find one that you feel comfortable with.

    I had UFE procedure over 10 months ago, I too was apprehensive but I was also excited about having a new lease on life. I saw improvement very quickly after the procedure and after 3 months I felt completely back to normal. I wished i hadn't waited years to seek help.

    With any procedure it does come with pros and cons. It hasn't worked for everyone but it's success rate is quite high, especially when the radiologist is very experienced with the procedure.

    Good luck

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      It's good to read this post, I too like Kd have been delaying through fear. Especially after seeing a radiologist who wasn't sure. I've now sought a second opinion from a more experienced radiologist, after reading on this forum that the experience of the radiologist can make quite a difference. I am now waiting for an appointment having just finished Ullipristal for a 2nd time.

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    I did mine on the 20/07/2016. I'm ok, I'm getting there. First three days severe pain which can be controlled by pain killers. After that moderate pain here and there. I'm slowly but surely getting back to normal.

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    Hi I had mine on 18th Jan and its failed but I will do it again. I don't believe the pain is the worst thing about the UFE. It was the Morphine sickness then the lack of energy. Would I choose it over a Hystertomy ?hell yes.!

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