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Dad goes in Hospital to have another prostrate biopsy in Feb because of increased psa. this is hopefully to rule out cancer.
Good news though, Dad only has to go back for assesment at the AZ clinic in 6 months, the lovely Doc says he is pleased with him. Thanks to the new Drug Memantine. He has suggested that Mum needs some form of break and the need to look after herself. At least they have a few days away with their coack family to look forward to soon.
Mum's having throat Xray
It's been a while since my last entry. Dad is definitely calmer on these new drugs. But nothing major different. Dad is slowly, very slowly losing more memory and word capabilities and having some confusion issues.
Dad did have episode over Christmas. They spent it with hubby and i. Dad had been looking quite peeky, but we kept an eye on him. Mum was not well either and they were both on antibiotics for coughs. Mum decided she wanted to go home to convelescent on boxing day. They
After Mum and Dad returned home Mum decided that They are ready to have a little break with their crowd of Coachers! (Before Dad's Stroke they regularly went coaching) They went Thursday and returned last night and they had a lovely time. Mum reported that Dad was ok but hard work.
Dad now forgets i know who their friends are by name. Dad starts off by saying in a questionalble way, We are going away with our very good friends, you know, the ones we meet up with on the coach? We've
Updated 06-10-2011 at 05:21 PM by dizzydeb
I picked up Mum and Dad to ours and we were supposed to go see our new Grandchild 3hrs away only to have dissapointment, my car let us down. The central locking packed up leaving me unable to fill up with petrol. We settled for Bullie's star prize! Mum and Dad stayed over an extra day.
Dad is progressively getting worse but not as fast as he has been. We think his dose will be doubled on his next visit to the clinic.
I must admit Yes i get upset my Dad has this disease,
Can't believe how time flies!
Well after all the hospital appointments all the results are back and it's better news than we anticipated. Dad does not need to have an operation immediately, they are going to keep an eye on his anurysum as doing an operation now is more of a risk at this stage. Dad has an enlarged prostrate which is not cancerous at this time and also being assessed regularly. Dad has at last seen about his foot/ankle that keeps swelling up and got some cream to see