HEALTH TOPICS OF THE MONTH
Men and women, young and old, smokers and non-smokers. If you have lungs, you can get the disease so it is very important everyone is aware of lung cancer signs and symptom.
Some of the symptoms of COVID-19 and lung cancer can be very similar. That’s why it’s important to spot the differences so any lung cancer diagnosis can be made as early as possible and not mistaken for COVID-19.
-Persistent cough that lasts three weeks or more
-Repeat chest infections
-Chest and/or shoulder pain
-Loss of appetite and/or unexplained weight loss
-Change in a long term cough, or a cough that gets worse
-Coughing up blood
-Unexplained fatigue or lack of energy
We have no sense of pain inside our lungs, so it can be difficult to spot changes until they affect our breathing or start to affect other parts of our chest or body.
Keep track of any unusual symptoms with this free symptoms tracker. Visit roycastle.org/symptomtracker
For more information visit the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation's website at https://roycastle.org/about-lung-cancer/
Sayana Press is a Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) injection that gives you 13 weeks of effective contraception. During the COVID-19 pandemic we are switching patients currently receiving the Depo-Provera to an alternative contraception method such as Sayana Press in an aim to reduce footfall within the building and to support those patients that are self isolating.
If your GP/Nurse has discussed this swap with you then please find below further information on Sayana Press to enable you to make an informed decision as to whether this is the right option for you.
A video on How in Inject Sayana Press can be found here: https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=sayana+press+how+to+inject&docid=608017779416238744&mid=1D43DAEF1C58712E7FE21D43DAEF1C58712E7FE2&view=detail&FORM=VIRE
Information to answer your questions: https://www.sayanaanswers.co.uk/
Please click below to view and sign the consent form if you are happy to as discused by your GP/Nurse.