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Gary not Gavin

Hello could I ask again.

Hello everyone hope you doing great or feeling better.

I have seen the GP, Consultant, Pharmacist, Nurse basically everyone has a swab done and taken antibiotics and asked the same question but nothing helps

I have an ulcer in between my anus near my sphinkta, I keep clean was with warm salt water bathing I, pat dry, and have left dry rubbed cream , not rubbed cream in, I have tried leaving a dry thin wipe there but too painfull leaving. During the night the ulcer seeps a little clear fluid and I wake up in agony all the time as the fluid stings.

Tried the following cream, meta something for nappy rash, sudacream, vaseline, E45 cream and anti itch and dibro base cream.

Come on you brainey lot need some help suggestions?

All the doctors specialist want to to is give more pain relief for soreness.

Thanks in anticipation.

Gavin. :x::x:

KatieR

I have read of some cream called STRATA XRT It costs a lot but it sounds worth trying I have asked our Gp to check it out It sounds perfect...designed for radiation treatment burns ......
Also Lidl have Manuka honey in at the moment ...

Gary not Gavin

@Jani @KatieR

I have some manuka honey in the cupboard nervous about trying. And worried I might wake up with our dog licking my arse not a pleasant site I can just see it. We use honey not the horrible one got to be 100% stuff in winter with lemon and paracetamol the best thing for sore throats and cold. Will also look at strata cream .

The doctors just keep on prescribing pain killers rather than dealing with soreness one doctor told me to stop washing with salt water I said when you deal with the problem.
I thank you very much in the mean time xx

Regards.

Gavin.
xx

Have a good weekend yeahhhhghh. For me one day closer to seeing surgeon on 27th yeahhhhghh.

KatieR

Im not sure if some Manuka Honey thats been in your cupboard for however long would be safe to apply to a sensitive and sore area I would get a new Jar and use a very clean utensil to scrape some honey out and apply it to a sterile dressing and then put the dressing onto the area thats sore ...obviously no double dipping so the jar remains ‘ sterile’ so to speak You can get tubes of human / hospital grade Manuka honey but it costs a fortune and I think the stuff at Lidl will be just as good I have no experience of sore bums as yet but I do know Manuka Honey is very effective for Leg ulcers ....

GD62

Hello you can buy lidocaine g or ointment over counter, but diltiazem is prescription only. ta

Jane39

@Gary not Gavin ... I have a similar problem . Proctosedyl ointment has been the best for me but you need a good barrier cream to protect the surrounding skin as the steroid in the ointment can excoriate the skin . Metanium has been the best barrier cream . I sympathise as it’s horrid and so very painful.

Gary not Gavin

Jane39@ GD1962@ KatieR@ Got some cream today. doctor was reluctant, all I have asked when I see a specialist, oncologist,GP Nurse plus all the others is for something to treat the ulcer but instead have gone from tramadol to Zoramorph 10 to 30mg then both to patches 25 plus 10 plus also increasing the doseges and liquid morphine I have only asked for pain killers once after a biopsy. I got so annoyed today it's a shame I felt like this, but was becoming a zombie zoned out all the time sleeping when I could, if I drove was like something from wacky racers lol.

I will get there.

I tried the manuka honey on my bum had an unopened bottle in the cupboard but I was frightened our dog Tia would be there licking my arse when I woke up. I wasn't sure to swallow or spread lol..;so I washed it off my hole area.

Hope everyone is having a great weekend with no pains pangs or hangovers.

Regard
Gavin

Thanks for all your help it was really appreciated :x::x:

Lizalou

I just had to reply @Gary not Gavin , even though I have no experience of this.....I am just flabbergasted that you should go to a GP with a specific problem and be given opiates! Reminds me of one of my specialist nurses....I was getting upset at the delay of chemo treatment and she advised anti-depressants. I didn't know that anti-depressants cured cancer and told her so!

Hope your hard-won cream does the trick. :x::x:

Gary not Gavin

@Lizalou could not agree more. It's bad that we are going through this treatment but most deal with it.which I do but to not be listened to is like saying my opinion didn't matter, going forward I will need to insist more. Can not believe that specialist nurse but saying that I have been in shoe shop and ask for size e 11 they go and look and come back and say we have size 9 what do they expect me to do cut toes off so there commission gets paid idiot.

Anyway you have a good weekend.

Regards

Gavin :x::x:

Jane39

Hi @Gary not Gavin . Hope the cream you got helps and you are more comfortable .... out of interest what did they prescribe for you ? :x:

Gary not Gavin

@Jane39 you can get cream or ointment he prescribed fucidin ointment 15g to apply three times daily, it's's also available as a tablet as well.

Hopefully must be working as I have been sitting in a chair earlier and laying on my back in bed, make sure it's applied to affected area only as little irritant around other area that is because I tried to rub it in and went outside the ulcer. Even so it's less painfull sore area than before I went to see all the others who all prescribed Zomorth, and oralmorph painkillers but nothing for the problem

I have had about 3 1/2 hours sleep and it's only 4am yeahhhhh and sitting is a new experience as had to lay down every place I did go.

Hope this makes sense.

Regards

Gavin :x::x:

Gary not Gavin

Hello @GD1962 the doctor would not prescib the creams you said about but he did prescib Fucidin 15g to apply three times a day. Used twice today so far I can sit a little so far which is an improvement.
Need to place the ointment just to the ulcer only cos when you get on other area it irritates.

I'm eternally grateful for your help yet again

Hope work is going ok and you are getting excited for your holiday yes I do understand it a little time ahead but it's a break from the normal.

Have a great weekend.

Regards

Gavin xxxxx.

sweetcheeks

Morning @Gary not Gavin, I’m sorry I have no advice, but just wanted to wish you well, I’m sorry your having such a sh##t time !!!!
( I must apologise though I did smile with your description of your dog licking your ### ! )
Good luck and I hope you get some relief very soon
Much love
Tracey
:x::x::x:

Jane39

Morning @Gary not Gavin . So pleased that you are feeling a bit more comfortable :x::x:

Gary not Gavin

@Jane39 . Found the cream to burn when you do it yourself like radiotherapy if some goes on the skin but my lovely other looked at the eye of the tiger and dabbled on with cotton bud to exact area and there are no side effects.
Got to say what our others go through seeing us in pain and not being able to help and when they help are so scared of hurting you couldn't have got this far without all that love and affection she shows every day also makes you strong.
Still wash with warm salty water and pat dry before lotion goes on.

Have a wonderful Day

Regards

Gavin :x::x:

Jane39

@Gary not Gavin ... thanks Gavin . Hope you’ve had a good / better day too :x:

jean

Hiya @Gary not Gavin. Ive had fucidin for a rash i had on my leg. Its very good and hopefully it will work for you . Getting the right cream is important , not knocking you sideways so you cant feel the pain! Its awful and so so sore, my sympathy goes out to you and hope you are feeling better. Would bathing in bicarbonate of soda help. It relieves inflamation. :x::x::x:

Gary not Gavin

@jean thanks but after trying everything even manuka honey.. had a bad dream about it involved my arse, honey and my dog licking was not a nice dream. Anyway the cream seems to be working so leaving alone but will keep in mind bicarbonate of soda as it draws out. If I remember right.

Hope your well and looking forward to another wonderful week .

Regards

Gavin :x::x:

jean

Ha ha OMG @Gary not Gavin what a weird dream ha ha. But yea bicarbonate of soda is really good. Glad its going better now and theyve found the right cream. I'm well thank you, onwards and upwards. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Xxx Jean

Jane39

@Gary not Gavin . Just thinking of you and hoping the cream helped and your more comfortable than last weekend . Have a good day :x::x: