When Is Enough Enough???
My husband has been fighting Stage IV PCa for almost 4 years now. In this time he has gone through castration, 50 rounds of radiation ( vario...
So any advice please..now chemo resistant...
So there I was at my halfway scan results ( from the cisplatin and gemzar ) and suddenly and sadly the Dr has said there are no more treatmen...
Eureka- I have it!
At last, a doctor who listened... After getting no response from the email I sent my neurologist, I decided I had to do something....
Fentanyl patches and tiredness
[ i]Edit: added an update at the bottom to clarify what I was asking as I think some people missed what I was asking, plus a brief questio...
My love - aka ‘Hazard’ - passed away on Monday night
4 years after diagnosis. He was brave and extraordinarily stoic right up until the end....
Hubby diagnosed 18 months ago, stage 4 - w/extensive bone mets - Pain was intractable even on high dose Fentanyl every 48 hours - ( normally ...
Am I augmenting already!!!!!
I augmented on pramipexole and I knew it was a risk but I was desperate as nothing was helping- not oxycodone, fentanyl patches!...
Forced withdrawel of pain medication
Is anyone else being forced to withdraw from their pain medication? Ive been perscribed Fentanyl for the past 20 odd yrs but now my doctors a...
Prayers answered! Thank God!
“.. I’m asking for prayers for our member King Rasp and Polly his devoted wife............
This is a link to the first year of a study of rls patients taking opiates for relief....
Baffled how to use Medical Marijuana 😯
I have been in much pain. So my physicians suggested medical marijuana....
Alcohol - Minimum unit pricing Wales.
As most of people will be aware, Wales doesn’t have a Liver transplant centre. I had pointed out to Mr Gething, that if the minimum unit pric...
Good morning all, I trust everyone continues this gruelling uphill climb and forward march against APC! We have had some challenging last few...
Rotigotine, FODMAP and meditation
I've just read Madlegs post and looked at the opioid report. Thanks for posting that....
Prescribed fentanyl patches
Hey guys, first time posting here. Over the last few weeks I’ve had increasingly painful lower back , several drs visits and a morphine presc...
Question for men on Denosumab (Xgeva)
Has anyone here on denosumab experienced the rare side effect of atypical femoral fracture? I’ve had mets at the top of my right femur for so...
I wish I knew what to expect (late stages).
My father has been in a care home since a stay in hospital with pneumonia last year. He declined a PEG, but sometimes is just too tired to ea...
My Big Day
Job done. No qualms in saying how terrified I felt as I first lay on the operating table....
Do you have to accept the generic
I have severe nerve damage at base of spine that gives me extreme pain also in hip, numbness and twitches etc. My pain as been well managed w...
Hi everyone, I am writing this to try to get some order to the disorder that my brain has become. I'm feeling so sad, angry frustrated unlove...
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