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THE SWELLING GOT WORSE IN MY LEGS..PAIN WAS EXCRUTIATING IN LOWER BACK..HAD A SCAN DONE..THEY FOUND A TUMOR ON MY LOWER BACK THE SIZE OF A BASEBALL,,12 CM PRESSING ON MY NERVES AND ORGANS AFFECTING THE KIDNEYS ABILITY TO EMPTY THE BLADDER ..THUS I HAVE A CATHETER AND THE LIQUID OUTPUT IS UNREAL..13 IBS OF OFF OF WATER WEIGHT IN A 12 HR PERIOD...HAVING STRONG DOSES OF PREDIZONE AND CHEMO TO REDUCE THE MASS...KEEPING STRONG ..WILL BE HERE FOR AWHILE...GETTING GOOD CARE FROM THE BEST HOspital LONDON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE..

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Very sorry to hear of the discovery of the cause for your swollen legs. Is a biopsy being arranged to find out what type of tumour you have? Do you know what treatment you are on to reduce the mass? I'm concerned that it could be related to your CLL, so I hope your CLL specialist is being kept in the loop.

Legs can hold a LOT of fluid. You'll be feeling very much better when that fluid is gone. Relieved for you that you can keep us informed so this community can support you.

Neil

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Hang in there. You’ll get through this.

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Wishing you strength. Have confidence in your medical team. Talk to us! Ask questions, seek understanding.

I really hope you will be feeling more comfortable soon.

Jig

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So very sorry to hear this, tlc ladygiraffe...

At least the tumour has now been found, so appropriate treatment can be started... though that's probably small comfort at the moment.

Hang on in there... Keep us in touch..

Thinking of you,

Hugs from Sheffield,

Paula xx

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So sorry to hear you are having such a difficult time. I wish you all the luck in the world.

Keep us updated so we can support you.

God bless

Ann

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Oh I’m so sorry to hear this ladygiraffe! I gasped when I read the cause of your issues which I’ve followed on here. I’m glad they’ve now located the cause of the swelling and pain but what an ordeal for you. You must have been in agony with that tumour pressing on vital organs.

Sending huge best thoughts and wishes to you. I hope you’re coping and have all the support you need as well as a great medical team.

Keep us updated if you can.

Newdawn

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I just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking of you, and I'm wishing you comfort, strength, and healing.

Debbie xxx

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Oh goodness, this must have been scary for you! So glad to learn that you are getting the attention and care you need. As one of our group so aptly said, love and support to you! Stay strong . Carolyn

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So sorry you are having to deal with this but am hearten you are under very good care. Thank God they found it so they could treat it immediately.

Hope your medical team can make you comfortable as you are going through treatment. Wishing you the very best!

Hugs,

D.

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I’m wishing you a speedy recovery and as you said your in very good hands. Best wishes

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Made me gasp too.. ladygiraffe I do hope all the medics involved in your welfare,treatment, and recovery are all there for you. You must be so relieve to get a diagnosis for all those symptoms pains etc.

thinking of you

Sheila in oz 💐🌻

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Get well soon...sending love x

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It’s hard to balance the relief of finally knowing what is wrong with the fears that go. With that. I’m so glad that you have an answer for your concerns and that you have a great medical team! Sending good thoughts for a treatment that is not too complicated.

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My support and best wishes!

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Tlcladygiraffe so glad they’ve identified the problem. Stay strong we’re here for you, even from Australia.

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Wishing you all the very best, glad you are in a great hospital, hope you are better soon.

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Hi ticladygiraffe

Joining with the community in wishing you strength as you cope with the chemo, at least they are getting on top of it.

Gentle cyber hugs and warm wishes.

Bubnjay1

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Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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Just sending my best wishes to you. Hope you feel better soon.

Sue

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Hang in there! I’ve been at the near end of my rope so many times. I am going to be praying for you. For that tumor to shrink, for your strength, rest and healing.

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I’m thinking of you too. I’m very sorry for what you are going through.

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wishing you all the best

jenny uk

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Thinking of you ladygiraffe. Stay strong.

Big hugs

Netty

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Sending you love and a speedy improvement - that must have been so painful.

Virtual hugs (less painful!) coming your way!

Cx

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Sending warm wishes and positive thoughts as well as wishing you all the best.

Anne x

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Stay strong, you are in good hands now!

All my best healing thoughts to you 💝

Hilda

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Sending you hugs and prayers for strength during this physically and emotionally stressful time. May you have a full and speedy recovery from this unexpected diagnosis.

Nan

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So sorry to hear this but glad you are getting much needed treatment. Thinking of you and wishing you well x

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Hoping you are feeling better soon.

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Sending you strength!

Virginia

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I can only echo others in wishing you a good resolution to all this very soon. Sending you virtual hugs, as you endure this difficult challenge.

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Hugs, prayers and wishes for recovery. Hang in there.

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Hang in there. It sounds like your going through tough times, but also sounds like you are in good hands. Hopefully you'll be on the road to recovery soon...:)

Chris

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There is relief.in knowing, and you sound strong now that your team knows what is needed to take care of you.

Know that we are all with you as you face each challenge, and that lots of healing energy is being sent your way.

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Wishing you all the best, and sending up prayers for your strength, patience and a full recovery.

BeckyL USA

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Hang in there. Good you are in the solution now and out of pain and wondering.

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It has all been said.....we here in this community care a whole lot! 🙏🙏🙏 ☘️☘️☘️ 😍😍😍

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I'm so sorry to hear that a tumour is the source of your pain. Trust your medical team to work together and get you a good outcome. We will all be sending you positive thoughts as you fight your way through this.

Beattie

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Prayers and positive thoughts going out to you for a fast recovery.

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Just catching up with the posts. So sorry to learn the cause of your pain but glad treatment has started. We are all wishing you well. Stay strong and keep us updated.

Maureen UK

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