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What to ask your doctor about living with vaginal cancer

Women discussing vaginal cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • Will I ever get back to normal, or will I have some long term effects?
  • What should I do if I am worried between appointments?
  • Where can I get help with claiming benefits and grants?
  • What practical help is available?
  • Why did this happen to me?
  • Where can I get help to deal with my feelings?
  • Can you refer me for counselling?
  • Do I have to pay for counselling?
  • How will my sex life be affected?
  • Will I still be able to have children?
  • How will my bladder and bowels be affected?
  • Will I need to have a colostomy or urostomy bag?
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Updated: 29 September 2015