Hi, my name is clo992! I'd just like some advice — Scope | Disability forum

Hi, my name is clo992! I'd just like some advice

clo992 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi all so i work in social care and sadly watched one of my residents be diagnosed with cordaquina broken my heart 

But now i thought my problem was IBS where before hand my toileting was fine th6i started with swollen stomach constipation then random diarrhea but just took as it was but also with my job comes back pain but over past few months opening my bowel and urinating has become as serious strain sorry for to much info it has now caused crippling pain all down my buttocks and legs and also struggling to hold my bladder 

I hope you all don't think I'm being dramatic just like some advice x


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,879 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome Sorry to hear about your problems 

    We are not able to give any medical advice as we are not trained in this area 

    You need to consult your gp about this The issues may not be connected but either way only a doctor can help and get you some treatment 

    Hope you get something sorted don't leave it any longer 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can help I will 
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 5,464

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    Hello @clo992 and welcome to the community. 

    I'm sorry to hear about the discomfort you're experiencing at the minute. Have you spoken with your GP about your symptoms?
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  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,414

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    edited May 7
    Hi @clo1992 and a warm welcome from me :)

    I'm sorry to hear about your resident's diagnosis and also your poor health.  You don't sound dramatic at all, just understandably concerned.  Any changes to bowel/urinary habits are best off being investigated by GP's, just to be on the safe side, so please do get in touch with them if you haven't already.  I know getting through to doctor surgery's can be a bit of a hassle due to long waiting times, but persist in getting through and let us know how you get on.

    Sending you lots of get well wishes.  
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 11,065 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @clo992 - & welcome to the community from me also. I'm sorry to read about your problems, &, as above, I would get in touch to discuss these with your GP to seek their advice. :)