Permanent or temporary colostomy
Another question. I am having a consultation with my oncologist and surgeon this Friday....
What happens in the very end stages of Metastasized Stage 4 prostate cancer?
What happens in the very end stages of Metastasized Stage 4 prostate cancer? quora.com/What-happens-in-t......
Change of plan .....
I have been told since Easter that the nasty pelvic tumour which had broken into my rectum could not be removed . We had put all our hope int...
Not to tight please!
I have lymphedema in my thighs and have been trying to find compression pants that won't put pressure on my abdomen and colostomy. I do need ...
Low grade - Major surgery is coming
Hello all, 10 months after my mum was diagnosed with low grade OC, stage 3c, deemed inoperable, gone through 6 cycles Carbo-taxol-bevacizumab...
Almost a year after ICU stay and sepsis
I spent several days in ICU on a ventilator and had a colostomy. Eleven months later I have recovered about 80% physically, the colostomy was...
Update on Yesterday’s Colonoscopy
The prep was most definitely the worst part: not really the effects of it because I don’t think, after a bad bout of diarrhoea during the ear...
Adenomyosis/Fibroids - which treatment?
So an update following on from my recent Haemoglobin levels crashing and resulting in a blood transfusion... ......
Should I undergo another colonoscopy?
I am 76 and have chronic kidney disease. I had a colonoscopy late last year, which was a failure because my colon was not completely cleaned ...
Disturbing CT scan
Hi everyone I'm a first time poster. My husband was diagnosed Stage IV August 2017 at age 57....
The beginning, continuing journey... etc etc et
My journey into this universe began with a serious illness. Unknown to me due to a pain tolerance that’s off the charts I was very sick....
Incontinence due to torn spinchter muscle due to childbirth
Has anyone had this ? I am living a nightmare I cannot wish I was always constipated so I wouldn't have accidents but I think my only other c...
Clear cell carcinoma with large intestine involvement
Hi My mom had a very unfortunate sigmoid colon perforation leading to a colostomy and after which the biopsy showed clear cell carcinoma ovar...
A short rant against pee in the pants
Nine months into this horrible journey of advanced prostate cancer caused by Agent Orange, seemingly endless surgeries, complete urinary inco...
Going in for second line gem/ carbo
Hi ladies Its been a whirlwind week seeing doctors getting mom treated for dvt and pulmonary embolism surgeons refusing to operate she only h...
Can't get a surgeon to take the risk of treating me!!
Hi I am a 56 yr old newbie - was finally diagnosed with endometriosis after a failed attempt at radical hysterectomy due to bleeding polyps a...
Mace- Ace? Anyone had this?
If you are squeemish don't read on? I've been recommended for an Ace or Mace ( both names used ) procedure because my bowel doesn't work....
Endo and Major Surgery
Then I was told that I had Endo so severe that they suggested the above surgery. I was informed that I can’t have HRT for at least six months...
Just Got My MSW!... Oh Yeah, and 2 Different Cancers
Hello everyone! I'm Cyndie and I'm new here....
Weekly Taxol was arranged but she suffered an allergic reaction and after two weeks this was abandoned and she went on to the three weekly ca...
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