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by toodotty
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum Diagnosis
Replies: 8
Views: 732

Re: Mum Diagnosis

Hi Margie, Sorry to hear about your mum, I too have had the symptoms and difficulties you describe, that was what sent me to the GP in the first place. I have had such bad bloating that I looked 8 months pregnant and had to undo trousers/skirts etc. to relieve the discomfort. To be honest, the medic...
by toodotty
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Battling to get treament
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: Battling to get treament

Hi Proud Wife and Dandygal76, Thank you for responding to my post. I totally agree with the being treated as "dead man walking syndrome", this is very much how I feel about my treatment, and something I want to challenge. My view is that we are all "dead men walking", it is part of a condition calle...
by toodotty
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Battling to get treament
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Re: Battling to get treament

Good morning Rachel, Thank you for your reply, I would have responded sooner but couldn't access the forum. I had my review with the Oncologist last Thursday who was reluctant to allow the next treatment to go ahead but after reviewing my bilirubin levels with him, which were the best they have been...
by toodotty
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: Battling to get treament
Replies: 5
Views: 618

Battling to get treament

I am 55 years old, mother of two almost adult boys and wife to a devastated husband. I visited my GP in early March with annoying indigestion and weight loss, and despite numerous blood tests, 3 ultrasound scans and 8 hours in A&E, (who diagnosed constipation), nothing was found to be wrong. I paid ...
by toodotty
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: This cruel disease
Replies: 22
Views: 3530

Re: This cruel disease

Hi KeithKerry, I am a Stage 4 PC sufferer, probably diagnosed at about the same time as your daughter. I have two (nearly adult) boys and I was a very fit 55 year old who enjoyed the outdoors, cycling, swimming, horse-riding etc. I too was overwhelmed by the diagnosis as my only symptoms were weight...

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