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Letting the bitch out.
by Susan J. Bucher (no login)
I did not realize that I needed to let the bitch out when the doctor was informing me as to how my life would be enhansed form this surgery. I thought I made a very well informed dedision, but now I know that some very important information was left out.
Like the risk of castration.
In fact, the doctor looked me straight in the eye and told that there was no risk of menopause happening because of the tubal that he was proposing to do (and then did) on me.
This is fraud. Look around the interenet. Many
pages who promote tubals openly state "no risk of meno". This is bull ****. There is a very big risk of instant or early meno.
I made my decision on what the doctor told me and the shiney brochure that he handed me.
This was an outcome I was not advised of...
an outcome I had no idea at all existed...
and outcome that went undiagnoissed and untreated.
Not advised of because then I wouldn't of had the surgery.
Undiagnossed and untreated intentionally because in doing so would have been exposing and admitting that I was a victim of criminal fraud.
Those are the issues- We shouldn't have to let the bitch out in order to get information on an elective surgery such as a tubal ligation.
"elective" - not life saving. Gag rules don't
We should be fully informed, and not lied to. period.
The tubal ligation surgery industry is a business. Doctors make money, companies make money making surgical equipment to perform these surgeries. Hospitals make money. Women end up coming back for 2nd and 3rd surgeries. Doctors make more money, and so on....
There is a reason that women are not poperly informed. Doing so would mean not as many women would "buy" this service which is known to bring repeat business.
Posted on Nov 11, 1998, 12:38 PM from IP address 126.96.36.199
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