Feb 10, 2010 - 10:59 am
Well the dr had me come into the cancer center and the surgical PA looked at it and said what Dave our new board member told me, yeast infection and she burnt off some granulated tissue with silver nitrate very gently that stuff burns!! She prescribed the nystatin powder, like Dave mentioned, Dave had said that in his post since he has had a J tube since 2006. The PA also said if I got any good tips from patients like Dave who have had to cope this long to pass them on to her, she would appreciate them. J tubes are a good source of nutrition but the longer you have them the more problems and it gets me depressed that mine is supposed to stay in till Easter after chemo. They may up my amount of Jevity because even though I am eating fine, no weight and even losses sometimes. Thanks to everyone for their input and boy was I grateful they took care of it at the center instead of the ER, that would have been hours there. take care and prayers for all!!