Saturday, 17 February 2018

DB update

The bleeding eventually worked its way through two absorbent pads so we had to start again. Two folded pads and three cotton wool pads plus a tightly applied bandage stopped the bleeding coming through.

He put a beanie hat over the bandage to go to bed to keep everything in place, a sort of injured compo look (from last of the summer wine programme).

Needless to say he didn’t sleep well and woke up with a stiff neck!

He will need his hair washing for him tomorrow so he can hold the plasters in place. If a success, we shall try and soak them off in a couple of days and hope we don’t start the bleeding again, blooming blood thinners.

7 comments:

  1. Oy,so sorry for his troubles.

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  2. My dad has a similar problem for the same reason - they are life savers, blood thinners, but do create some issues.
    Really feel for him - and you.
    J x

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  3. Oh I didn't realise he was on anti-coagulants - makes it a whole lot worse I would think bleeding wise. Poor bloke!

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  4. Ouch. I suspect we have all done that, I know I have. You obviously have supplies well organised.

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  5. Hope DB is feeling better soon. Not only does he have to deal with the cut but the headache that comes with it.

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  6. Just catching up, yikes. Hope all is well now.

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