This is my first post here. I am from the UK.
I had a radical right nephrectomy over a week ago to remove a Kidney carcinoma. It was a large tumour, but the surgeon got it all out laproscopically. Waiting for the histology results to know how malignant it was and what might happen next. Surgeon said there was a good chance l will recover fully as there were no signs of any visible spread or metastasies anywhere.
I find it hard to know how to sleep as every positon l try in bed is painful and uncomfortable. Would appreciate some other folks' experiences on how they managed to sleep after surgery.
Only sign l ever had was a bit of low back pain and then, a week of blood in urine. Following this, one day, I was scraped off the pavement and rushed to hospital in agonising pain. They did a CT scan and told me what it was.
Out of hospital now and feeling OK but a bit weak with a lump over the wound area and some numbness over the right side.
Hoping there will be a recovery from this, but l know that chances of remission are very various and that each person is different.