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by laura
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Patient Experience Forum
Topic: The back pain
Replies: 4
Views: 7667

Re: The back pain

hi linda, sorry to hear that your pain is not being controlled properly, either your dr, [if hes knowledgeable about pc]!!! or the upper g i dr should be able to sort it out, and quickly? everyone feels pain differantly, bri has 40mg mst morn and night, oromorph for breakthrou pain. my understanding...
by laura
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Newbie, advice and support please?
Replies: 109
Views: 51344

Re: Newbie, advice and support please?

sam honey, so very sorry to read your last post, my love and thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. take care of you, wont you? your hubby and daughter are going to need so much of your time shortly, thinking of you all. love laura xxx
by laura
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: No bed available at hospital for gastric bypass!!!
Replies: 204
Views: 93702

Re: No bed available at hospital for gastric bypass!!!

hope things went as you wished today paul, i cannot imagine how you must be feeling, but so hope that slowly you will be able to move forward, safe in the knowledge that anything that needed doing for your wife, YOU DID. you have been an absolute tower of strength, and i hope now that your strength ...
by laura
Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: My mum
Replies: 22
Views: 13933

Re: My mum

hi dawn, welcome to us, and sorry you have a problem, a quick reply, sorry!!. if mum doesnt want to know, then dont tell her, her choice, not your sisters, she doesnt have to live with that knowledge does she? dont worry too much bout chemo, gemcititabine or gemcap are USUALLY well tolerated. severa...
by laura
Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Low platelets
Replies: 13
Views: 9683

Re: Low platelets

hi wife, does your hubby have anti emetic tablets, if not do ask for some, they gave us ours at chemo, or via the dr, i used to give bri 2 Domperidone BEFORE a meal, 4 times a day. i treated it as preventative rather than a cure, it worked well for brian, everyone is differant, brian never actually ...
by laura
Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Husband newly diagnosed
Replies: 22
Views: 13024

Re: Husband newly diagnosed

hi there bibs, sorry to read about the delay for you both, the others have given you very good advice, so try and write down what you want to say to the secratary, specialist nurse or whoever you decide to ring,, go thro your questions, take the persons name, explain you are writing down the answers...
by laura
Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Diagnosed with RA
Replies: 2
Views: 5775

Re: Diagnosed with RA

hi, not sure you will get a lot of replies on here, there is a very good fibromyalgia site out there, with forums. i too have fibro and osteo arthritus, fibro no tests for, so very difficult to diagnose, i take co-codamol, tramadol and gabapentin. sometimes naproxin, there are of course differant st...
by laura
Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:09 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Results Day
Replies: 17
Views: 9953

Re: Results Day

hi morwenna, delighted that dad was good after chemo, :lol: probably will get tired/lethargic at some point, cant remember when brian first noticed it, it is a while ago now, memory not as good as i like to think it is!!! yes, sometimes we had to wait for a chair, specially if an earlier patient had...
by laura
Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Results Day
Replies: 17
Views: 9953

Re: Results Day

hello morwenna, was wondering about you and your dad, so pleased it went ok for him, treatment centre is very good isnt it, staff wonderful,so helpful? Well at least i hope you found so as well, i cant speak highly enough of them all, did you get seen on time? can u get bloods done before you gofor ...
by laura
Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Newbie, advice and support please?
Replies: 109
Views: 51344

Re: Newbie, advice and support please?

hello sammy, oh, it never rains but it pours, such a struggle isn't it? very pleased your nan received such prompt and lifesaving treatment. with anne , so sorry that things appear to be deteriorating, i hope the family get to see her, but most of all that she suffers NO pain, am sure you will be on...
by laura
Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: my lovely dad
Replies: 75
Views: 39297

Re: my lovely dad

welcome to the family karen, i cant help with any of your requests, i think the majority of pc tumours are "inoperable", but not neccassarily terminal NOW!!. we were told 6mths ish, most of it is based on average, but all a bit cloudy, i think. stay positive, fight this together, there will be diffi...
by laura
Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: No bed available at hospital for gastric bypass!!!
Replies: 204
Views: 93702

Re: No bed available at hospital for gastric bypass!!!

hi paul, what a waste of spaceyour gp seems to be, perhaps when you feel stronger you may wish to see him, so that the sage doesnt happen to other "patients"?, actually clients cos we pay for the service they are expected to deliver !!!! NOW is time for you paul, do hope your hosp app goes ok? think...
by laura
Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: The Struggle is over
Replies: 10
Views: 7301

Re: The Struggle is over

hi diane, what can i say, sorry sounds so inadequate, but for you i am sorry, for hubby it would appear he needed an end to his struggle.
yet another hill to climb. path to find a way through,
my thoughts and love, with yet another hug, on its way to you.
laura x
by laura
Mon Jan 14, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: No bed available at hospital for gastric bypass!!!
Replies: 204
Views: 93702

Re: No bed available at hospital for gastric bypass!!!

my dear paul, i am so sad for you, for andrea i hope she has peace, a very very brave lady, who had a very very loving husband, love and strength on its way to you love laura xx
by laura
Sat Jan 12, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: wendy, and now my son , how differant
Replies: 20
Views: 12485

Re: wendy, and now my son , how differant

hi all, thanks so very much for all your lovely supporting posts, means a lot to me xxxx i feel at peace with myself and my decision. strangely after i made that decision and told my other sons wife, within a few minutes i had a fone call offering me an appointment for counselling, on the same day a...

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