Dad now throwning up black stuff when sick and rapid weight loss,any advice???

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Dad now throwning up black stuff when sick and rapid weight loss,any advice???

No. of entries: 3 | Posted on 16 Mar 2013 10:41
  • Not been on here for a while,been hating the world,drinking(not helping) etc etc. My dad has stage 4 pancreatic,stomach,bowel cancer and was diagnosed November 12 and given until April 13. We had an oncology appointment and he was weighed and in two weeks he's lost 16lbs (over a stone) he's now 85kgs. Lately he's saying the pain is worse,and today he's coughing up black stuff with bits of blood?? When's he's sick,, as usual he hardly eats and when he does it comes straight back up,any advice please...
  • Hi Mark,

    I would ring his medical team and ask for advice or ring McMillan Nurses who will advise you.

    Sorry you are in a bad place just now, maybe you could ask for carer's support to help you deal and cope with things. Just a suggestion xxx

    Big hugs to you.

    Julie

    xxxxx

    Strength will always come to you, from where we do not know.  Somewhere inside of us there must be a reserve that is released upon need.  Look after yourself as you walk this road.

  • Thank you I'm going to do that,at the minute he's been refusing the nurses for a while now (don't want to anger him),but I'm going to have to,thank you again
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