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    Ok so, my Auntie (who is like a second mother to me!) told me about 8 weeks ago told me she felt the need to urinate more often and she had dry and itchy skin, i told her that i would get her an appointment with a doctor, but you know how old ppl are, they hate going to hospitals! So anyway i stopped insisting, although i kept worrying about her. About 6 weeks ago i went to her house, and went into the toilet and they're was blood in her urine, i confronted her then she told me that she did have blood, so without asking i got a doctors appointment, she didn't resist going doctors 2 days later, thankfully!!
    The doctor gave me a log ook to fill out on her health, while he would get a specialist kidney doctor to have an appointment with my auntie. After about 4 days, the doctor got back to me and told us we had an appointment with a specialist tomorrow morning. So obviously we got ready for bad news.
    It was bad news, the specialist told us that auntie had kidney failure, and she had to go on dialysis immediately. So i brought a machine so she could have dialysis at home. But anyway ive became so depressed, i dont think she will die, its just hard to cope with her and my 3 kids (although hubby's being so nice and supportive!), so can i cope with this?? much appreciated thxs
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    (Original post by Talkand...Talk)
    Ok so, my Auntie (who is like a second mother to me!) told me about 8 weeks ago told me she felt the need to urinate more often and she had dry and itchy skin, i told her that i would get her an appointment with a doctor, but you know how old ppl are, they hate going to hospitals! So anyway i stopped insisting, although i kept worrying about her. About 6 weeks ago i went to her house, and went into the toilet and they're was blood in her urine, i confronted her then she told me that she did have blood, so without asking i got a doctors appointment, she didn't resist going doctors 2 days later, thankfully!!
    The doctor gave me a log ook to fill out on her health, while he would get a specialist kidney doctor to have an appointment with my auntie. After about 4 days, the doctor got back to me and told us we had an appointment with a specialist tomorrow morning. So obviously we got ready for bad news.
    It was bad news, the specialist told us that auntie had kidney failure, and she had to go on dialysis immediately. So i brought a machine so she could have dialysis at home. But anyway ive became so depressed, i dont think she will die, its just hard to cope with her and my 3 kids (although hubby's being so nice and supportive!), so can i cope with this?? much appreciated thxs
    Just try and be there when you can for your Auntie, are there any other family members who don't mind helping out?
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    Just try and be there when you can for your Auntie, are there any other family members who don't mind helping out?
    yes there are plenty, but they have to go work, while i have took 2 weeks off just to look after her, so basically the majority of the time its just me looking after her.
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    (Original post by Talkand...Talk)
    Ok so, my Auntie (who is like a second mother to me!) told me about 8 weeks ago told me she felt the need to urinate more often and she had dry and itchy skin, i told her that i would get her an appointment with a doctor, but you know how old ppl are, they hate going to hospitals! So anyway i stopped insisting, although i kept worrying about her. About 6 weeks ago i went to her house, and went into the toilet and they're was blood in her urine, i confronted her then she told me that she did have blood, so without asking i got a doctors appointment, she didn't resist going doctors 2 days later, thankfully!!
    The doctor gave me a log ook to fill out on her health, while he would get a specialist kidney doctor to have an appointment with my auntie. After about 4 days, the doctor got back to me and told us we had an appointment with a specialist tomorrow morning. So obviously we got ready for bad news.
    It was bad news, the specialist told us that auntie had kidney failure, and she had to go on dialysis immediately. So i brought a machine so she could have dialysis at home. But anyway ive became so depressed, i dont think she will die, its just hard to cope with her and my 3 kids (although hubby's being so nice and supportive!), so can i cope with this?? much appreciated thxs
    You did a very good thing to insist she went to the doctors and booked an appointment for her, just think the outcome could have been much worse if she had delayed it for longer!
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    You did a very good thing to insist she went to the doctors and booked an appointment for her, just think the outcome could have been much worse if she had delayed it for longer!
    Thank you so much . Sometimes i feel guilty and feel like i should have just let her die bcz she is old and that is what she wanted to do.. but it really is nice to hear a well done, thank u again
 
 
 
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