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by Sueoliver
Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum - Just Diagnosed
Replies: 83
Views: 35140

Re: Mum - Just Diagnosed

Thinking of you at this really sad time. Take care. Sue x
by Sueoliver
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:05 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Dad's symptoms - vomiting after most meals
Replies: 7
Views: 7339

Re: Dad's symptoms - vomiting after most meals

I hope the oncology appointment goes well today. sue x
by Sueoliver
Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Advanced pancreatic cancer
Topic: Dad's symptoms - vomiting after most meals
Replies: 7
Views: 7339

Re: Dad's symptoms - vomiting after most meals

Hi not sure if it is the same but mum was vomiting after meals and had awful gas. She had a CT scan and they found a blockage in the duodenum. She had a stent fitted last week and this has stopped the symptoms. Mum was dehydrated when they admitted her to hospital. She also had a stent in her bile d...
by Sueoliver
Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum - Just Diagnosed
Replies: 83
Views: 35140

Re: Mum - Just Diagnosed

Hi Ruth I feel so sad we are all witnessing this dreadful disease. Thinking of you. Stay strong. Sue x
by Sueoliver
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Mum was discharged yesterday afternoon from hospital. She is eating tiny amounts of soft food and sipping drinks. They sent her home with no back up plan other than an outpatient appointment on the 10th September! Today I spoke to district nurses to organise a blood test that the hospital want they ...
by Sueoliver
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:14 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Thank you Fiona I was signed off because of my back so I think I will phone Dr today and get it extended. I should know how things are going to work out in next couple of weeks. My stepfather won't cope on his own with my mum! My stepmother has dementia so I try to help my dad as well. What an awful...
by Sueoliver
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: My Mum
Replies: 15
Views: 8130

Re: My Mum

I am so sorry to hear your news. My mum is deteriorating and it is hard to witness. My thoughts are with you and your family. Sue x
by Sueoliver
Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Mums still in hospital! They managed to place a stent in her bowel successfully thank goodness and have said when she is stable she can go home. We have tried and tried to talk to a DR but with no success until tonight but he would only talk about her hospital stay. I have no idea where we go from h...
by Sueoliver
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Mum wasn't as bad as I thought she is still positive! They are going to put the stent in as soon as they can but will probably be next week now! She is on potassium and steroid drip. They are going to feed her intravenously as from tomorrow so fluids only at the moment. Waited from 3 p.m until 7 p.m...
by Sueoliver
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Just received the news I was dreading! Mum's tumor has grown and is now pressing on the bowel! They want to put in another stent. I am going to the hospital at 3p.m and I'm not sure how I am going to be. Absolutely heartbroken! What happens now?
Sue x
by Sueoliver
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Mum is still in hospital but had her CT scans this afternoon. Still not sure why they did one on her head maybe we will know tomorrow. She is still having potassium fluid. Had a good chat with the nurses on here this afternoon and received some great advice on the creons. All this information has be...
by Sueoliver
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Mum is still in hospital. She has been on a potassium drip and has had bloods and urine tests done. They keep saying she is having 2 CT scans on her head and abdomen! Not sure about the head why would they do that? She hardly eats or drinks and is very down. She said tonight she doesn't want to do a...
by Sueoliver
Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Mum was admitted to hospital today. Her blood pressure was low and she was dehydrated. She is now on a potassium fluid drip and they are going to give her a CT scan . She seemed brighter this afternoon. She has lost 11LB in last week! The oncologist said it could be the chemo that had made her so si...
by Sueoliver
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

The doctor (GP) went to see her today and prescribed different anti sickness tablets and more drinks, she doesn't like them! Managed to get hold of the hospital and her oncologists registrar phoned her at home tonight and has arranged to see her at11a.m in the morning. She told her on the phone they...
by Sueoliver
Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Family, friends and carers
Topic: Mum's diagnosis
Replies: 650
Views: 224735

Re: Mum's diagnosis

Thankyou Cate I am beside myself! My sister in law just text me and said my mum has text her and said she is too unwell for a visit tomorrow. I hope the dr will sort her out and give her something for the sickness and something to give her an appetite. I can hardly move at the moment because of scia...

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