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cancer?

(7 Posts)
stressedoutnfedup Sat 17-Sep-16 11:36:32

i'm awaiting a ct scan, (tuesday) then have to wait for results, the waiting is stressing me out. i was sent to a&e on tuesday by my gp, had a lump in my stomach for a while but it's got a lot bigger, i had been to a gp before and was not examined he just said it's normal for people to get lumps and bumps every so often, so i left it at that, the hospital doctor said i have a mass in my stomach and nodules on my lung,also they said something has shown up in my bloods, i keep trying to eat but i feel full up all the time, if i have more than 2 mouthfulls of food it makes me sick.i'm so tired and just want to sleep,
i can't sleep as i'm a 24/7 carer for my daughter. i'm on my own as my husband died in april from cancer. (her step dad) it's so hard to face all this on my own.i have tried social services to try and get respite care but been told it's not possible as my daughter cannot be left on her own but doesn't meet criteria for respite. it's so stressful

Fauchelevent Sat 17-Sep-16 11:40:49

Oh OP. I have no advice, really. I went through this with my Mum in December so I can imagine your fears. How old is DD? Do you have any friends or family nearby who are willing to help?

I'm listening, you're not alone and some more people will be along with advice soon.

missyB1 Sat 17-Sep-16 11:45:23

Hi just wanted to give you some support and send a big hug. There is a great thread on the forum for members dealing with cancer, search for "the Lacies" and you should find it. Sorry I'm rubbish at links.

stressedoutnfedup Sat 17-Sep-16 11:59:28

dd is 22 with lots of issues, i have my fil close by but i have to look after him as well, he's 89. my sons work full time and live about 70 miles away, i asked dd dad to help, his response wasn't good...... he said he's busy everyday, and if anything happens to me he will put dd in a home, he even phoned social services and asked them to start looking for a home for dd. he only sees dd once a year for a day, he says that's enough.

Twodogsandahooch Wed 21-Sep-16 20:42:02

Have you been prescribed any anti sickness meds?

Twodogsandahooch Wed 21-Sep-16 20:43:13

Just seen your original post was 4 days ago. How long til you get your results? Thinking of you

stressedoutnfedup Wed 21-Sep-16 22:36:52

i was given anti sickness tablets, they don't work, went for scan yesterday, they made me drink water, i couldn't keep it down, i am waiting for my appointment now the for results, they said i should get appointment in the next 2 weeks, it's the waiting that's the worst part of it.

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