by basketkase 18d ago

Just talked to doc's nurse......next nosebleed I am to soak cotton balls in Afrin and pack my nose with it for 12 hours. If it starts bleeding again after 12 hours, go to ER. He wants to see me Monday if this continues......This sets me back a week......so now it'll be another week before I can bend over and he suggests I sleep in recliner at least a couple nights after last nosebleed......he says this type post op bleeding happens in less than 1% of patients......Thanks for all your support, love and caring!

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by maleah 17d ago

If you go to the hospital, will they give you a vitamin K shot? I had a bloody nose so bad that they cartorized it and gave me a vitamin k shot.

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by kustomkuddle 17d ago

So sorry to hear of your set back. Continuing to send prayers your way. Take care of yourself please. Hugs.

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by sdrise 17d ago

Good you got to talk to the doctor. Prayers are still coming your way. Maybe God is telling you to slow down a bit to heal... Pease rest and take care of you for a change. We tend to forget to do this. I know I do.
HUGS Suzanne

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by pennifold 18d ago

So glad you got to have a chat with your Doctor's nurse and that there is light at the end of the tunnel. I know you will do as you're told, won't you?
I slept in my recliner quite a lot a few years ago when I had that painful bursar, so I know what that's like. I'm praying for your complete healing Vicki. God be with you, love Chris

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Thanks, Chris.....had a bad night last night but I think my mind won't shut down right now and then got restless legs and woke up with a splitting headache.........will forge through the day........

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by sewtired 18d ago

You are in so many prayers. Let the kitties teach you how to chill. We want you to heal.

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Boy, you are so right in learning from the kitties....that's all they do is chill, unless someone comes to the door then it is one runs...they all run!

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by cfidl 18d ago

We all know you are special! Now for some special healing! I do not think I could sleep all night in a recliner. Hope you sleep well.

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Oh, Christine......last night was unbearable....I usually don't do too badly, but I had 3 kitties piled on me then I got restless legs.....didn't sleep much, but will push through the day.......

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by dragonflyer 18d ago

Wow...special things for special people...what a bummer...take care and follow all instructions carefully....glad you called your doctor!

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Me too, Kim......at least he knows there is an issue and I got my instructions.......

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by lbrow 18d ago

Awwww Vicki sorry. You are special you know. This too will pass and you are still in my prayers

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basketkase by basketkase 17d ago

Thanks, Lillian......you are in my prayers as well!

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by jrob Moderator 18d ago

Well, we all know that you are special. Less than 1%. What luck. I'm sorry and I'll continue to remember you in my prayer time.

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basketkase by basketkase 18d ago

Thank you, Jerrilyn

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by asterixsew Moderator 18d ago

More positive thoughts from the UK. I don't think that women take too well to sitting back and doing nothing and we think were OK and off we go again. So take care, sit down and cuddle a cat or two and try relaxing

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by sebsews 18d ago

Please rest and I am sure you are following doctors orders. Still praying for you!

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basketkase by basketkase 18d ago

I got 2 on me now holding me hostage...lol

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by stork 18d ago

Prayers that the bleeding is stopped. Take it easy and rest so you can heal faster. God Bless.

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basketkase by basketkase 18d ago

Thank you...

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by crafter2243 Moderator 18d ago

Thanks for the update.
You are staying in my prayers and I hope you heal fast. One more thing. When you remove the packing after the 12 hours (should the bleeding happen again) please take it out very very gently.
I know you are upset about the set back, but if you do not abide by orders your set back may become a lot bigger. Sorry that you belong to the 1%.
HUGS for you

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basketkase by basketkase 18d ago

You are so right...lesson learned...

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by noah 18d ago

Praying 4u my friend:):)

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basketkase by basketkase 18d ago

Thank you, Carolyn...

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by lilylady 18d ago

Its ok, your health is more important then stuff. Things take time to heal. Yes this is a busy time but it will get done.Listen to mother time, been there done that, Just relax and heal. God Bless! Sandy

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basketkase by basketkase 18d ago

You are right, Sandy....will work on healing...

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