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45 minutes ago, Bulya said:

Another CT Scan tomorrow morning.  Worst part is a cannula in the inner elbow, they struggled to insert one last time 

Mine was in the eyeball. I just got on with it.

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2 hours ago, Bulya said:

Another CT Scan tomorrow morning.  Worst part is a cannula in the inner elbow, they struggled to insert one last time 

Good luck I’ve got mine in now. 

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44 minutes ago, The Pom Queen said:

Good luck I’ve got mine in now. 

Yours semi permanent?

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4 minutes ago, Bulya said:

Yours semi permanent?

I had a portacath for 18months but after my last treatment I got septicaemia and went in to shock/ ICU so they had to take it out. They want to put it back in and as long as the nurses cover it then it shouldn’t happen again. Today was the first time going back to a cannula for it. 


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1 minute ago, The Pom Queen said:

I had a portacath for 18months but after my last treatment I got septicaemia and went in to shock/ ICU so they had to take it out. They want to put it back in and as long as the nurses cover it then it shouldn’t happen again. Today was the first time going back to a cannula for it. 

Must research portacath.  Thanks

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2 hours ago, simmo said:

Mine was in the eyeball. I just got on with it.

Think they messed up a bit if it went in your eye, unless they were looking at then. 

‘Some people like to talk about what’s happening in their life. It doesn’t make them attention seekers it makes the normal. 

‘A lot of ill people can’t leave the house or hospital therefore when you catch up for a chat they aren’t going to have gossip, they will probably tell you what op they have had etc. what health issues etc. I understand people get fed up over and over again listening to me go on. But it gets it off my chest and gives me somethig to join in a conversation. 

‘It also makes you more compassionate knowing what others go through.

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9 minutes ago, Bulya said:

Must research portacath.  Thanks

http://www.bardaccess.com/assets/literature/0723905_PowerPort_Patient_Guide_web.pdf there are other options like a pic line PICC-care-adult-brochure_v1.1-cdcb-ics-2

 

If it’s temp may look at pic. The port nearly killed me but I’d have it back


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CT Scan done.  Cannula in the elbow a PIA as usual!  Lots of water now to flush the contrast stuff out.  Upside is the excellent coffee and citron tart in the cafe here, far better than most cafes you’ll find 

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Result in this morning.  ‘Low grade’ renal cancer, will require surgical removal.  Bloody good job I had my TKR when I did and had the subsequent bowel problem, or this would have remained undetected.  Off to buy a lottery ticket!

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3 hours ago, Bulya said:

Result in this morning.  ‘Low grade’ renal cancer, will require surgical removal.  Bloody good job I had my TKR when I did and had the subsequent bowel problem, or this would have remained undetected.  Off to buy a lottery ticket!

Sorry to hear that.  Best of luck with your treatment.

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1 hour ago, simmo said:

Sorry to hear that.  Best of luck with your treatment.

Just lucky to have found it while in for something unrelated.  I guess you could say not having the shits might get me out of the shit, if you get my drift?

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5 hours ago, Bulya said:

Result in this morning.  ‘Low grade’ renal cancer, will require surgical removal.  Bloody good job I had my TKR when I did and had the subsequent bowel problem, or this would have remained undetected.  Off to buy a lottery ticket!

So sorry to hear that sending lots of good wishes

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Tramedol do it for me but when I can't get any, it's 2 paracetamol and 2 bufren at the same time

Tramadol make me feel drunk but don’t dull the pain...awkward!

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On 17/10/2018 at 11:05, Bulya said:

Result in this morning.  ‘Low grade’ renal cancer, will require surgical removal.  Bloody good job I had my TKR when I did and had the subsequent bowel problem, or this would have remained undetected.  Off to buy a lottery ticket!

You were lucky in a very unlucky way. Hope they get you booked in fast. I know an excellent renal oncologist if you need one. 

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On 17/10/2018 at 21:41, LouDYorkie said:


Tramadol make me feel drunk but don’t dull the pain...awkward!

My specialist said that, he said tramadol was split right down the middle 50% it works for but the other 50% it gives horrible side effects to.


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I have been in for the last week had my treatment Monday and the Viral meningitis that goes with it. The tough one now is I’ve bones of an old woman and they are trying to stop using dexamethasone on me but it’s the only thing that works. Yesterday they spent all day giving me tramadol, endone, 2 pethidine injections, panadol and morphine and it doesn’t do a thing at all. Finally my nurse called him and said she can’t lift her head, open her eyes and pain is severe just write it up. So he did, he game me it at lunch and withinan hour I’d peaked the blankets back from my eyes and picked upthrnphone

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My specialist said that, he said tramadol was split right down the middle 50% it works for but the other 50% it gives horrible side effects to.

Wow, I can believe it. I thought I was going to end up admitted to hospital at the time. Took my first (and last) Tramadol before a physio session and have never been so spaced out. It actually scared me as it felt like I was way out of control drunk and alcohol has never made me feel like that!!
I’ve since discovered that I metabolise some things incredibly quickly (local anaesthetic for example) so I wonder if that has something to do with it.
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I have been in for the last week had my treatment Monday and the Viral meningitis that goes with it. The tough one now is I’ve bones of an old woman and they are trying to stop using dexamethasone on me but it’s the only thing that works. Yesterday they spent all day giving me tramadol, endone, 2 pethidine injections, panadol and morphine and it doesn’t do a thing at all. Finally my nurse called him and said she can’t lift her head, open her eyes and pain is severe just write it up. So he did, he game me it at lunch and withinan hour I’d peaked the blankets back from my eyes and picked upthrnphone

Oh that’s really tough. Sounds like there’s no genuine replacement so they are trying everything else, then relenting
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2 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

You were lucky in a very unlucky way. Hope they get you booked in fast. I know an excellent renal oncologist if you need one. 

GP has emailed and faxed the hospital.  Now it’s a waiting game 

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7 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

I have been in for the last week had my treatment Monday and the Viral meningitis that goes with it. The tough one now is I’ve bones of an old woman and they are trying to stop using dexamethasone on me but it’s the only thing that works. Yesterday they spent all day giving me tramadol, endone, 2 pethidine injections, panadol and morphine and it doesn’t do a thing at all. Finally my nurse called him and said she can’t lift her head, open her eyes and pain is severe just write it up. So he did, he game me it at lunch and withinan hour I’d peaked the blankets back from my eyes and picked upthrnphone

Words fail me 

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13 hours ago, LouDYorkie said:


Wow, I can believe it. I thought I was going to end up admitted to hospital at the time. Took my first (and last) Tramadol before a physio session and have never been so spaced out. It actually scared me as it felt like I was way out of control drunk and alcohol has never made me feel like that!!
I’ve since discovered that I metabolise some things incredibly quickly (local anaesthetic for example) so I wonder if that has something to do with it.

I know the nurses were telling me today they have had patients die from morphine injections. 


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