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by Julie
Wed May 09, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Collapsed Veins
Replies: 1
Views: 7122

The same thing happened to me with my veins. It was a painful nightmare when it was time for blood tests. One nurse in particular kept coming and trying to get into a vein, even woke me up at 2am to try as she said she was determined to find a vein. The only way i got her to stop was to tell her i w...
by Julie
Wed May 09, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Mum with advanced inoperable - please help me
Replies: 9
Views: 15852

While i cannot give you any advise, i just wanted you to know that i am thinking of you and your mum, and will add her to my prayers.

best wishes julie
by Julie
Wed May 09, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: Four months post whipple
Replies: 4
Views: 11545

I could have passed wind for England and won a gold medal.!!!!!! It is a very painful thing to have trapped wind.....My doctor prescribed Buscopan 10mg, and they really helped. I think we have to get used to this wind problem, because almost 3 years on I still have really bad wind ( and loud too)., ...
by Julie
Wed May 09, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Treatment & side effects
Topic: 2 weeks till my whipples
Replies: 16
Views: 26006

Hi Simon, my heart goes out to you. I had similar stuff happen to me too, altho they did happen while i was in hospital, hence the reason for me being in the hospital 11 weeks.........Keep strong and positive, there is a light at the end of the tunnel even tho some days i was quite depressed over al...
by Julie
Wed May 09, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: severe constipation - Help!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 8825

I do hope by now that you have got medical help for your hubby. This happened to me 6 months after the whipple. I was taken to hospital where, after a few tests i was advised that it was a blockage caused through scar tissue after the whipple and i had to have another operation. As I was having chem...

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