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Pam

Black mole

Help needed,
OH is just finishing round two of Oxy and Cape and we have noticed a mole on his arm has gone Black should we worry ? Also he is very bloated is there anything we can do to help that?
Any help would be much appreciated.

Bear G

Hi @Pam
I'm sure the nurses will be along soon to help directly but please note there can sometimes be a day or two delay for their replies.
For the mole, it's worth booking in with the GP as any changes to these things should be looked at. When your other half calls the surgery make sure he flags that he's a cancer patient on chemo, that should get him in sooner. You could also call his chemo nurse for advice on both points. (for his bloating, is he going to the loo ok and does it feel like stomach bloating or further down?)
Sorry for so many questions!
Big hugs
Bear
:x::x:

Pam

Hi @Bear Gst, seeing his GP tomorrow so will get her to look at mole. OH has a little diarrhoea with a lot of wind, just so horrible watching him go through this .

Bear G

Hi @Pam
Good that he's seeing his GP tomorrow.
Please remember that whilst he may have a rough ride with some side effects of his chemo, that it's actually doing great things under the surface and helping him beat the cancer. It's often easy to only focus on the side effects as they're so visible, it's good to be mindful of the good things too.
Have you posted in the 'Relative to Relative' section? That's a closed group within the forum firvrelatuves supporting someone going through Bowel cancer.
:x::x:

Pam

Hi@Bear G, feeling better now good to know someone understands, Thanks for info :x: