Jan 10, 2012 - 3:35 am
I was diagnosed with vaginal cancer and a VIN 3 tumour last November, to date I have had bracytherapy (internal radiation) 7 treatments over 4 days in hospital, operation for 4 lymph nodes to be removed, another operation to remove the vin 3 tumour, and currently I have 2 chemo's to go out of the 5 and 11 radiations left to go out of 27.
My problem is I am burned so badly it stings to pee, the groin skin on one side has opened up, and about an inch up my anus is so burned everytime I have to poo it feels like passing glass and the pain has tears streaming I have never felt pain quite like it, I would rather deliver ten babies one after the other!
Does anyone know of anything that will releive the pain, or soothe the area at all, I have been given decent doses of morphine for the pain and not sure this is even helping, if it is its still dreafully painful, I have tried lignocaine gel, an anethetic hemaroid cream, manuka honey, and no releif, the nurses and Dr's working with me also seem to be at a loss of how to help, but do not see stopping treatment as an option, and I am unsure I can get through another 11 as each day leaves me more burned!
Any advice would be truely welcomed?