Gynaecologist appt letter says it could last 4 hours. Ovarian cyst

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Hi everyone,

I'm 71 and had a raised level result on CEA blood test. Have had abdominal pain and frequency probs for months. External and internal ultrasound results showed an ovarian cyst. Have had gynaecological appt under the 2 week referral system, Haven't yet spoken to Dr about the scan results. I have a phone consultation on Tuesday. Been reading all the posts to prepare myself. The ones I read said their gynae interviews were very quick so why does mine say it could last 4 hours? Is this usual? I'm not panicking. I just like to know what I'm facing.

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    4 hours for a phone interview? More like 4 minutes. Maybe the surgery may take 4 hours.

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      The appointment letter says 'Please note this appointment may take up to 4 hours.' Lisa. It does say I may have an ultrasound (I've already had an external one and a transvaginal one which led to me been given this appt)

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      The appointment letter says 'Please note this appointment may take up to 4 hours.' Lisa. Not the phone consultation with my Dr but the appt with the Gynaecologist. It does say I may have an ultrasound (I've already had an external one and a transvaginal one which led to me been given this appt)

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