The 22-year-old almost paid for the situation with her life.
According to the portal” O2 “, a 22-year-old mother of two children went to the visit see a doctor in public health care. However, the doctor ignored the symptoms she reported. The woman decided to visit privately. Thanks to this, she survived. Get to know the details!
The 22-year-old escaped the worst
Jody Oxley was 22 years old when she started bleeding irregularly. The woman concerned about this fact decided to see a doctor. She asked the doctor to give her a referral for a cytology test, because she is concerned that her problems may be related to the cancer. The gynecologist laughed at her, saying that she was too young.
“I was angry, I was treated like a child. The doctor did an ultrasound scan, and she did not see anything on it” – this is how Jody described her situation on social media. She couldn't afford a private visit, but decided to borrow one. Health seemed most important to her.
She performed the cytology privately and unfortunately the results confirmed her worst fears. The 22-year-old actually developed cervical cancer. The disease was already well advanced and the tumor reached 5.6 cm. “The doctor said if I hadn't been diagnosed I would have died in six or nine months,” she confessed. enjoy life now. She also tries to educate other women not to ignore the signals sent by their body and not give in to inquiries about what is wrong with them. She had symptoms already in 2016. She did not associate them with cancer for a long time. It underwent surgery in 2018. Today she is healthy.
Katrine Johns has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Gal Post, Katrine Johns worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-268-7128