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    So very sorry to hear. I havent been looking at CC since my man passed at end of July with PC. He died peacefully here at home with me. Although he was in a coma he opened his eyes and tried to speak to me about 1 hour before he passed. I held his hand and said everything will be ok. It is a terrible process but the light at the end of the tunnel - is peace and no pain . I miss him terribly. I told him I would see h...

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      Thanking everyone for their support and good wishes.

      My beloved Ray passed this morning very peacefully.

      He was at home with me , very comfortable, peaceful and in loving surroundings.Where he wanted to be .

       xxx Wishing you all the best of love and Good wishes.

      Shell xxxxxxxxxxx

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        Hi anyone know ? What level for bilirubin for bile duct blockage to be of major concern? My Ray has bilirubin increasing weekly - now 95. is yellow skin and very dark pee. Liver function is in the high 500. He has just been revived in hospital after heart rate of 22. Is having a pacemaker inserted today. I know the docs wont open bile duct again. What level of bilirubin requires bile duct stent?? xxxx to all...

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          Hi What next? My parntner Ray getting stomach ascities, fluid in feet and legs. ( also scrotum and p) Pallative Hospital gave diretic. Said tablet may lower blood pressure further. He collapsed at home with pulse of 28. ( almost lost him !) Hospital said no more diretic. Swelling again- cant do anything invasive as his blood keeps getting septis or ecoli. I was tols by A n E doc he needed IV antibiotics but Pallativ...

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            Hi , anyone know?? Pancreatic /liver cancer.

            bilirubin of 26

            Now stomach, scrotum and penis has enlarged. Leg edema etc.  Has gained 7 kgs in fluid in 36hours !

             Is this it ? Are we looking at the short end of the straw??

            xxx

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              Hi Just home again from hospital with Ray. Temp of over 102 deg F. Tests dont know where infection is coming from, but suspect slight bile duct obstruction from growing tumor and mesentaric compression. .Report says LFT obstruction but negative murphy sign .

              Anyone know whats happening

               xxx to all

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                Hi , After reading the previous posts we got C-diff test. My Ray has EVERY symptom and has had for 6 months. But test came back -"not detected". CA19-9 has jumped from 6200 to 29,000. He has never had much pain near the pancreas all pain is across lower stomach / bowel area. Nothing he eats or drinks puts on weight. I tried stopping the massive amount of milk smoothies told to have by dietician and for 2 days he had ...

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                    Hi , CA19 -9 marker in 5 weeks has gone from 6,200 to 19,000. Temperature of 102.5 reduced with panadols. Dietician was only looking at increasing weight. I questioned many times the milk and ice cream smoothies and the constant diarreah. I stopped the milk and in 24 hours he had the first solid motion he has had in 10 months !! At least he feels he has some dignity back. Marker increase ??? I know I know xxxx to ...

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                      Hi, Does anyone know what this is??

                      Partner had Whipple op last August. Heart rate is very slow. Aortic anerysm 5cm.  Illiac ateries are dialated to 2cm  mesentaric (blocked from tumor). Now veins/arteries in arms are bulging 1 cm above surface ??? help

                      Any input appreciated

                      xxx Shell

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                      About Shell1

                      Caregiver
                      Pancreatic Cancer
                      Alternative Treatments, Diet, Naturopathic Medicine

                      I am hopeful- If we dont have hope - we have nothing.
                      God bless all on their journey xxxxxxxx

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