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Hi everyone this is quite long winded so I'll apologize in advance.
Ok so around 2 months ago I went to a&e with chest pain after hoods they found my bloods pointed to a PE so I had a CT which showed some small clots in my lungs, I was prescribed rivaroxaban and given an appointment with a haemotologist 7 weeks later! The wait was quite unbearable as I just wanted answers as the what had caused this. Well I saw the haemotologist 2 days ago and was basically told that I'd have to be on the blood thinners for life as I am classed as obese and I smoke, he didn't run any other tests and I left crying feeling very belittled. He changed my pills to apixoban as I was having headaches and dizzy spells! I have been looking on line and feel I should have had more tests! The dreaded C has popped up so much during my research that I feel so worried that I have something more sinister although I know my weight is an issue but I have PCOS and have struggled for years trying to loose it I can't help but feel that it's been used as a way of them fobbing me off again! I've had serious stomach problems for years and never been given any tests and I'm in so much pain daily with that and headaches, fatigue and feeling really depressed I just don't know what to do! I just feel everything should have been ruled out as a cause of the PE before they just put it down to my weight. Please no fat shaming me I'm trying my best to get rid of it.
Any advice greatfully recieved thanks Kate
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