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Urgent Referral to breast clinic

16 Jul 2019 08:56

So yesterday I went to my gp to get my breast checked after finding an indentation and a lump, she has made an urgent referral to the breast clinic, but what is baffling is that I feel so calm about it all, the week before going to see my gp I was constantly worrying, googling my symptoms, which is the worst thing I could of done, but yesterday before seeing the doctor I had this sudden sense of calmness come over me, it's very strange, I was just wondering if anybody else has ever felt that way. 

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16 Jul 2019 09:12 in response to Loobyloo100

Hi 

i felt exactly the same when I went yesterday too. I was all worked up and thought I was wasting the gp time. I went as I too found 1 lump. However when I was examined they found 2 pea sized lumps in my armpit and a larger lump in my breast. 

I have been referred for an urgent appointment to the breast clinic. And I must say knowing that I will have to wait up to 2 weeks all my stress has come right back.

How are you feeling about it today?

 

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16 Jul 2019 09:58 in response to Shelly83

Hi Shelly83,

sorry to hear you too have found a lump, it is a very worrying time and can completely understand why you're feeling stressed about it all, I know 2 weeks sounds like a long time but if you could maybe try and keep yourself busy, I'm sure the 2 weeks will fly by, I hope it all turns out well for you, you will have to keep me updated, and if you're ever feeling like you need to talk to someone, I'm only message away.

I am actually feeling very calm about it all, freakily calm, Its so weird to go from been overly anxious to so calm. I'm sure the anxiety will kick in again soon enough. The best advise I would give is to stay off Dr Google, I know it's easier said than done as I've done it myself, but it only adds to the worry. 

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16 Jul 2019 14:32 in response to Loobyloo100

Hi

same for me!

Went to the doctor yesterday to have my lump checked and got an urgent referral to the breast clinic. They just rang me few minutes ago and I have an appointment in ten days . When first I found the lump in my breast I  panicked and I start to cry every second, spending the time on Google looking up for my synthoms...but now I don’t know How I feel, like hopeless but resigned, I don’t know how to explain ....can’t wait to be all over...

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16 Jul 2019 15:56 in response to Sararose84

Hi Sararose84,

Sorry to hear you're going through the same thing. It is a really worrying time, I think the worst part is waiting, at least you will know more soon (although it probably feels like a life time) . I'm still waiting to find out when my appointment is, I'm hoping they will get in contact soon. 

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26 Jul 2019 16:40 in response to Loobyloo100

Hi 

i have my appointment on Wednesday and I’m so worried. I have been stressing over it for the last week. I keep feeling my breast hoping that the lumps have gone and I don’t have to go. But they haven’t. One of my breasts (the one with the lump) is a lot bigger than the other. The nipple itches and I had some leaking from it too. I’m so scared that I have cancer. I’m a full time carer for my husband and if I’m sick I won’t be able to care for him.

sorry to ramble on

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26 Jul 2019 17:20 in response to Shelly83

Hi 

I’m 4 days into a 2 week wait for my diagnosis though the breast clinic team have told me my lump has no benign features so I have geared myself up for bad news.  The waiting game is so hard and you do see saw between feeling positive and helpless.  I think these forums and support of close family or friends is what is helping me and trying to remember to deal with it one step at a time rather than thinking about everything overall and not to google which is so hard.    My Consultant assured me I am in good hands and they are a great team,   I have gone from crying every hour to only once today when my lovely sister and brother in law sent flowers and said they are with me, holding me up during these hard days.  I’m sending positive vibes to you all.   Stay strong.  Xx