I thought I was making a good recovery from a mysterious massive bleed following a prostate biopsy
However, a few days later, due to sore ribs when I lay down to sleep I checked myself back into hospital, last Sunday morning.
I have been in hospital since then receiving more tests, analysis and treatment
The doctors are now saying that I have a couple of small blood clots in my lungs (pulmonary embolism) and a mass on my left kidney which looks like a cancer.
My blood has been thinned (currently using subcutaneous self injecting clexane) to control the clotting and I’m due for a nephrectomy (kidney removal) in 6 weeks time
Many thanks to visitors, those who phoned and the expertise of QEH staff
With luck I should be able to resume a normal life after that. I’m feeling strong.
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