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by macpudd
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 1209

Re: Take me away to that special place - Picture Thread

Claudine wrote:A happy seal. Picture taken in 2016 by hubby while conducting research in Antarctica (on giant sea spiders. Yes, that's true!)

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Was the seal so happy because he ate all the giant sea spiders? :D
by macpudd
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Things I should know about Avastin
Replies: 13
Views: 527

Re: Things I should know about Avastin

Hello BritainCanada, I have had Avastin 6 times, missed 2 go's because of low bloods and a fungal skin infecfion. I get it every two weeks. It does make me more tired which is about the only thing I an sure it does. I get insulin, dexamethasone, 2 anti seizure meds, painkillers and melatonin. I did ...
by macpudd
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin itch and rash
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Avastin itch and rash

Thanks CRGUY, antifungal steroid cream seems to be working at last, not as ba with rash and itch. Got Avastin on last fri also had mri and ct last week but have not got results yet. Pallitative care delivered wheelchir and pressure relief cushion yesterday and shower chair. Wheelchair is great as i ...
by macpudd
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin itch and rash
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Avastin itch and rash

Anti fungal cream also had steroids in it and wasmessin up my blood sugars so i didnt use it last two days and overnight skin flareing up again so using it again. Got a fright on sunday could not speak properly for over half hour but it did come back. Have had no blood pressure problems. They did gi...
by macpudd
Tue May 28, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Our Miss Molly/Karen going into hospice
Replies: 44
Views: 3991

Re: Our Miss Molly/Karen going into hospice

Thinking of you Miss Molly, a strong and very rare person.
by macpudd
Tue May 28, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin itch and rash
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Avastin itch and rash

Thanks Grousman, am having my annual abdominal ct next wed re the colon cancer I had and then on the fri I have head mri re thr gbm so will know more then. Rash a nd itch not just as bad today bud headaches just the same.
by macpudd
Sat May 25, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin itch and rash
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Avastin itch and rash

Thansk for the replys folks, was supposed to have Avastin yesterday but didnot. Blood low again and onc want to try and sort out skin rash, they feel its not from the avastin, so they got a dermatologist to look at it, he thinks it fungal infection and prescribed Daktrin crem and powder and Nizoral ...
by macpudd
Mon May 20, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin itch and rash
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Avastin itch and rash

Thanks Gina, ive taken paracetamol and its not just as painful but the scratching is still there. Will go to gp in morning really dont want to go to er. I just wish it was all over at this stage. Pallitve team are good but i just wish things would finish soon, i can see the upset of my wife and kids
by macpudd
Mon May 20, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Avastin itch and rash
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Avastin itch and rash

Sorry to bother peoplehere As I am on Avastin for gbm4. I had 6 cycles and am due fr 7th on fri. For over a week i have had a rash and bad itch all over the put me on prednisolone and 2 antihistimnes which i finished yesterday. It helped a bit but itch is back tonight its driving me mad. Its 3am hee...
by macpudd
Tue May 07, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: We Still Need to Laugh Resumed : 2019
Replies: 121
Views: 13645

Re: We Still Need to Laugh Resumed : 2019

What did the bald man say when he got a comb as a present?
Thanks I'll never part with it.


Hear about the new restauraunt called Karma.
Theres no menu but you get what you deserve.

Got my adult daughter a fridge for her birthday.
Cant wait to see her face light up when she opens it.
by macpudd
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 269
Views: 64443

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hope the procedue goes well and quick recovery Eleda, likewise for everyone hear. Just leavnig home now to start my Avastin this morning, onc says it should maintain quality of life but wont really prolong things. So sad to hear whats happening in New Zealand, ther aer so many evil people donig bad ...
by macpudd
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 269
Views: 64443

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Leek, Seems like de deja vu to radiation!!!!!!!!! Same shit all over again ( pardon the pun lol) :D :) With longer recovery!!!!!!! ADELE X Hi Adele, always lovely to hear from you and your sense of houmour, hope itgoes well for you. I just got back from Beaumont tonight, no chance of surgery, dr sa...
by macpudd
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer
Replies: 269
Views: 64443

Re: Surviving radiation for rectal cancer

Hi Eleda, hope fiday gets you your date to happen soon and it goes well
by macpudd
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon resection small intestine
Replies: 27
Views: 1729

Re: Colon resection small intestine

Will have a look at that, thanks Freddy. I always followed Leeds am hoping they get promotde this season and get a go at united again. Bet your delighed Mourinho is gone.
by macpudd
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Colon resection small intestine
Replies: 27
Views: 1729

Re: Colon resection small intestine

Followed all kinds of football, Ardee Celtic for a longtime, btu out of touch with it now. Main passion was motorbike racing, always went to Monaghan road races when they were on and all the rest. Cant ride or deive since last year because of the seizrues and brain tumor, but still enjoy it on tv. W...

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