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Rena

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Re:The waiting room!!! - Wednesday, January 15, 2014 5:47 PM
Thanks, all! Elaine, you're so right about LMN! This time, the movie was about a woman whose husband faked his own death to be with his "other" wife. Wait a minute--the last one I saw was about the exact same thing! 
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CMFVP chemo weekly for one year, 7 weeks radiation
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Re:The waiting room!!! - Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:07 PM
I hope you're not paying for this Rena???:)
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Re:The waiting room!!! - Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:31 PM
Rena:  Glad your test went okay and wishing you good results for the polyps.

Elaine:  Good luck with your results as well.

They had the water shut off for about two hours last night right when the "prep" kicked in.  I am really glad that the water pipe didn't break last week when the temperatures were below zero.  Got scared this morning when the city decided to come and do a water quality check.  They turned on the faucet outside my front door before they rang the bell.  The racket from the pipe made me think something exploded.  I wish he would have asked before he did that as he ended up flooding my sidewalk by the front door.  It immediately froze and my sister nearly fell when she came by. Thank God she was still holding the door.  It saved her.

The tests went well.  The colonoscopy was clear, no hernia, she did a biopsy of the esophagus and found polyps in the stomach.  Now I have to wait for path results.  

Still frustrated that I have no idea what was causing the pains.  I was told to try a liquid antacid the next time I get them and see if it stops the pain. If it does, then it is acid reflux related.

She also told me that I need to talk to my primary about doing a sleep study.  She said that once I was fully asleep, my breathing kept going low which concerned her staff.  She thinks that I might have sleep apnea and should be tested.

I'm telling you, if it ain't one thing it's another.

Thanks everyone for your thoughts.

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Bi-lateral Mastectomy 4/26 with expanders 
6/3 Surgery to remove contaminated expander due to infection.
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10/11/2011 Surgery to replace tissue expanders with implants.
 
 



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Re:The waiting room!!! - Thursday, January 16, 2014 5:14 AM
Thank goodness its something easily treated Tina although frustrating you still have no answers!
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Re:The waiting room!!! - Thursday, January 16, 2014 10:47 AM
Tina, I'm glad that there is no hernia and that everything else looked normal. I know from experience that stress is a huge acid producer, so I hope that knowing there's nothing wrong in there will help you relax some. Stomach polyps are very common and almost always benign--just more of those weird things that we grow inside ourselves! I hope that the sleep study goes well. Take care of yourself and stay away from icy patches! Glad your sister didn't get hurt.

Elaine, it sounds like good news for you. I'm so glad!

Tricia,no, I don't pay for those corny movies. They're free with our cable package. As Elaine suggested, they are perfect for lulling you to sleep!

I've had awful stomach pains all day and night, probably from trapped air that they blew into me for the endoscopy. I've had the procedure at least twice before, but I've never had such trouble afterwards. I suppose that his removing a polyp the size of his thumb could have something to do with it too! You should have seen the way his face lit up when he told me about it. Like an evil little boy about to pull the wings off a butterfly, he said, "It's in a jar in the other room!" I suppose he would have liked to show it to me. No thank you.
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Re:The waiting room!!! - Thursday, January 16, 2014 1:19 PM
Ouch I hope you feel better soon Rena, try some warm milk with ginger or a drop of brandy as either should help I'd say, that Dr sounds like the one I had who wanted to show me the gall stones he's removed ugh!
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Re:The waiting room!!! - Thursday, January 16, 2014 9:02 PM
Rena--

I am so sorry about the pain.  I know today I just felt bloated the entire day with cramping.  I think it our body telling us that it wasn't happy having "roto-rooter" in it.

I hope you feel better soon.

Thanks again, Tricia.  I'm just hoping that I don't get those pains again.  Period.


Tina    
dx 2/1/11 DCIS
Lumpectomy 2/27 results DCIS/LCIS Stage 0 ER+ PR+
Bi-lateral Mastectomy 4/26 with expanders 
6/3 Surgery to remove contaminated expander due to infection.
7/22/11 Surgery to reinsert the expander. 
10/11/2011 Surgery to replace tissue expanders with implants.
 
 



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Re:The waiting room!!! - Friday, January 17, 2014 7:36 AM
Regarding the bit taken out of my back for biopsy:  Any ideas on how the hell I remove bandaid, apply anitibiotic ointment, place new bandaid in the MIDDLE of my back???  One of the few disadvantages of living alone - lol.

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Re:The waiting room!!! - Friday, January 17, 2014 9:23 AM
Elaine how did I miss this???  I didn't realize you had had a biopsy, when did that happen and why?? sorry and can't believe I missed it!
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Re:The waiting room!!! - Friday, January 17, 2014 10:27 AM
It's nothing Tricia.  I had a couple of what I thought, were suspicious moles on my back.  Derm doc said they were nothing, but since I told him one of them was always itchy, he decided to check it out.

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