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by Gloriamazz
Fri May 10, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Recurrence - The Longest Month
Replies: 10
Views: 1523

Re: Recurrence - The Longest Month

Hi Fumaros, Read your post today so sorry to read what you are going through. I may have something similar as I went for my biopsy today and tech took tissue. He called the tumor a pelvic mass. He said it is by the sciatica nerve and asked about leg pain. He said been doing biopsies for years and. 9...
by Gloriamazz
Wed May 08, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Metastasis to Pelvis
Replies: 6
Views: 1590

Re: Metastasis to Pelvis

Pain first time is end of butt area is constant feels like golf balls. Have a strong pressure and burn also.
Same area can’t
bear it without pain pills and motrin.

Pain this time same thing same place. Thank God go for Biopsy this Friday also have stomach cramps at times.
by Gloriamazz
Sat May 04, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Stage 4 to NED- Please tell us
Replies: 54
Views: 12766

Re: Stage 4 to NED- Please tell us

I understand. I have same news as you do. In August had a LAR and Barbie butt. Encouraged to go this route with no hope of reconnect didn’t need Chemo or radiation. Feb 6 had a post surgery at scan every organ was fine no mention of any new lesions or recurrences. Never got rid of the pain it was un...
by Gloriamazz
Fri May 03, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Metastasis to Pelvis
Replies: 6
Views: 1590

Re: Metastasis to Pelvis

Hi Hospital called Biopsy schedule for
Wed, May 15,2019.
by Gloriamazz
Thu May 02, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Metastasis to Pelvis
Replies: 6
Views: 1590

Re: Metastasis to Pelvis

Thank you for your reply. Still waiting for approval
From insurance to have a biopsy.
by Gloriamazz
Wed May 01, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Metastasis to Pelvis
Replies: 6
Views: 1590

Metastasis to Pelvis

I had an LAR last August for CRC and a Barbie Butt and recently had unbearable pain so had a cat scan. The result is a tumor or water accumulation on the Pelvis. I am waiting for an appointment to get it biopsied. They are calling it a hyperdense lesion Has anyone had their primary cancer metastasiz...
by Gloriamazz
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Dumb neuropathy "improvement" question
Replies: 10
Views: 1387

Re: Dumb neuropathy "improvement" question

I have diabetic Neuropathy and it is no fun. There are times it will be milder. When it flares I get a bag of ice and alternate my feet. It helps. I also take gabapentin it helps a lot also a mild tranquiliser helps. I have had Neuropathy for 5 years.
by Gloriamazz
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Weak and cannot eat post surgery..?
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: Weak and cannot eat post surgery..?

I had leaks until I was fitted right. I have luck with a one piece coloplast and small ring on top of flange. I also use the powder and prep packet plus I hold a heating pad so it seals well. Until your dad gets fitted right he will have leaks. I have an inverted stoma and use a Light convex bag by ...
by Gloriamazz
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Weak and cannot eat post surgery..?
Replies: 10
Views: 1348

Re: Weak and cannot eat post surgery..?

I didn’t have an appetitie for 6 weeks after surgery. I would eat very little lost 28 pounds. Was told by surgeon it happens. Now all I want to do is eat. This possibly could be your dad’s problem. I liked the ice cream and pudding. Maybe try some sweets. Good Luck
by Gloriamazz
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017
Replies: 1749
Views: 460728

Re: Rectal cancer (Stage 3A) diagnosed late June 2017

Hi. Mike,



I love salads and thought with the colostomy could never have one again. Do you eat all varitied of lettuce?

When you have the runs consant going, how do you handle it? I had a bag break. There has to be an easier way.
by Gloriamazz
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Abscess
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Re: Abscess

Hi. Miss Molly,

I am going having more pain with rear end and now feels like razor blades on left stomach side. I know you said takes a long time. But this is unacceptable.

I called surgeon office. Got a call back need another
Cat scan tomorrow. I should not be. Hurting like I Am
by Gloriamazz
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Abscess
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Re: Abscess

Hi Miss Molly, Last week I had another cat scan. The abscess has shrunk Some. Here is the measurement: noted in the midline perineum, posterior to the anus, measuring 3 x 1.6 x 3.7 cm in AP, transverse and craniocaudal diameter, previously 4.1 x 3 x 4.7 cm. No other mass or ascites. The visualized u...
by Gloriamazz
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Abscess
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Re: Abscess

I notice you give advise on living with the pouch

It is not comfortable and I spend a lot of time empty it.

I don’t like it dirty. Does it ever slow and do you know of a bag that you hardly notice on?
by Gloriamazz
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Abscess
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Re: Abscess

Hi Miss Molly,
That is exactly what it feels like fatigue, loss of appetite,
It hurts not intolerable but very uncomfortable sometimes hurts more take Motrin and Tylenol.

Dr said to relax for couple weeks so abscess can take care of itself.

Did your abscess resolve itself?
by Gloriamazz
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Abscess
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Abscess

Hi I had a Lap rectum removal and was in severe pain when it should have been getting better.Had cat scan showed abscess and Dr drained . Was put on Flagyl and Cipro. Still hadpain so dr did another cat scan. The abscess is still there but shrunk. Was told to rest and take tylenol. Any members with ...

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