Ailments, Aches & Pains. (Let's hear them here)


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6 hours ago, LizzieM said:

I think you will find your grapevine information is wrong Phil.  

I have no information. It's just my opinion. I did however read the details of his complaint against his whistle blower verdict. I think they ganged up on him for revealing how the system was being ripped off by those doing private practice. Whether anything comes out at the trial remains to be seen. All my medical friends are no longer here! 

 

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Love a Doctor with a sense of humour..........been suffering with bad 'Stomach pains'' lately first thing in the morning...had a telephone consultation yesterday...the Doc prescribed massaging 'Nurofen gel' 3 times a day..and don't be doing the 'Paso Doble' for a while......lol

 

 

 

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At last the feeling in my hand is returning after todays palaver.

Arrived at Derby Royal for a minor op 12:30, left 17:30 with a hand doing a passable imitation of a leg of lamb.

I expected to go into a little room stick my hand out and chop, snip, stich and Bob's yer uncle.

Oh no, go in the room get undressed put on a gown and we'll give you an anaesthetic!. It was a full monty operating theatre, consultants, surgeons, assistants... At one point I think the car park attendant was in there somewhere.

I'm all for proper care and attention but even DB came in to see if I died it was taking so long.

Home now and instructed not to remove the dressing until the clinic in ten days time nor must it get wet. There is a giant condom thingy coming from Amazon to wear over my hand so I can shower.

In ten days time I bet my is going to be proper stinky!

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Well after my high PSA test, MRi scan, prostate biopsy & nuclear bone scan in the last few weeks I saw a doctor for results at City Hospital today. It turns out I have prostate cancer & was started on hormone therapy today, it hasn't spread anywhere else though. In 2/3 moths I'll be having radio therapy or surgery. Can't believe how fast thing have moved in the last month...   

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Hi Colly, glad to hear you're being well looked after. You're in good hands there at City. As I understand it when there's a question involving men's waterworks + PSA blood test you're automatically on a 2 week max waiting list for each procedure, hence the rapid response. All the best mate.

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Colly, my husband went through all of that about 8 years ago. He had radiotherapy and has been fine since.  He had blood tests last week and has got an annual consultation this week with his oncologist.  Don’t stress about it, all will be fine. 

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All the best Colly......i know the feeling when your'e told the news...mine was 7 years ago.......

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All the very best from me too Colly. Had a similar scare myself a couple of years ago. Thankfully, it turned out to be an enlarged prostrate. Prescribed Finasteride tablets to shrink it back. When all was back, the consultant said I could stop taking the tablets, but I said if it was OK with him I'd carry on with them if it prevents a recurrence.   Best of luck to you mate. B.

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