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Caregiver and struggling

Caregiver and struggling

Posted by Nishi on Jun 16, 2020 2:15 am

my husband has his 4th Cancer and it’s a fungating Cancer in the rectal area. It’s difficult to pad this area and the Tumour is malodorous.
im struggling today.

Re: Caregiver and struggling

Posted by VioletFlower on Jun 16, 2020 6:06 am

Hello Nishi‍ 
Thanks for joining us! I’m a new caregiver on this health journey. Do you have nursing care that can do the dressing care so you can focus on other things?

My thoughts are with you today and here  is a hug if you need one.


Re: Caregiver and struggling

Posted by Lacey_adminCCS on Jun 16, 2020 11:12 am


I'm sorry today is a tough day. I'm glad you reached out for support. 

For medical support it's best to contact his medical team. We can't give medical advice here. Do you have someone to contact? I know these situations can be difficult to navigate. 

We are here to listen and support you. Please reach out anytime.


Re: Caregiver and struggling

Posted by Whitelilies on Jun 17, 2020 2:43 pm

Nishi‍ Hello
I too am glad you have reached out....we are ALL listening......
Perhaps ask the nurse/team to come more often? ask them tips for dealing with difficult odors?
You must care for yourself as well.....
I send you hugs...virtually....