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by Leslie Glegg
Sat Apr 28, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Difficulty in chewing and swallowing food - is this typical?
Replies: 6
Views: 17172

Hi again, Jan

Yes, Anne had the gagging & upchucking of pills, too.

So glad you found 'Final Gifts' helpful.

Regards... Leslie
by Leslie Glegg
Sat Apr 28, 2007 7:30 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Difficulty in chewing and swallowing food - is this typical?
Replies: 6
Views: 17172

Swallowing reflex

Hi Jan My sister Anne also lost her swallowing reflex for food & medication. When she tried to take a pill, her tongue simply lolled around inside her mouth & pushed the pill back out again. Her medics told her it was caused by her tumour, which by that time had spread to her stomach. Because there ...
by Leslie Glegg
Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:02 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Father has been told he has pancreatic cancer
Replies: 13
Views: 15187

Chemical burps

Hi Nia

In your first post you asked about your father's burps. My sister, who also suffered from them, described them as the 'Chemical Burps'. You can read more about them in the update to her Patient Biography on this website, entitled 'Anne, aged 49...'

Hope it helps.

Regards... Leslie
by Leslie Glegg
Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: What to expect
Replies: 2
Views: 7510

Hello Barb So sorry to hear about your mother's diagnosis - how old is she? When my sister was first diagnosed I found this website particularly helpful, especially the Patient Biography sections (she is "Anne, aged 49..." by the way). I managed to stay positive by learning as much as I could about ...

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