I was booked to have a hysteroscopy and biopsy following a post menopausal bleed. On the day I was also bleeding heavily, so I was advised the hysteroscopy wouldn’t be possible, but the biopsy could still be done.
There were 2 lovely nurses assisting, and they were obviously trained in distraction techniques as they chatter relentlessly and tried to get me to interact with them. I have never experienced pain like it, I was crying out despite trying to be brave. Beforehand I’d seen the leaflet and it advised it might be a bit uncomfortable, but this was pain so bad that I was passing out. I