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If you have a question for our nurses, please post it here or email nurse@bowelcanceruk.org.uk. Typically you will receive a response within 2-4 working days. Please note this is for non-urgent enquiries only. If you are feeling unwell please contact your hospital team or GP.

If you are looking for information about coronavirus we’ve created a dedicated section on our website which we’re continually updating with what the latest guidance and advice means for you https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/coronavirus  

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What are the symptoms of bowel cancer? (check here) by Bowel Cancer UK   
Too much morphine by zen127006   
Routine blood tests by Siona    Last reply: by Siona
Surgery / watch & wait by kathyS    Last reply: by kathyS
Blood in toilet between 5-10 times a day. by klon    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Silent Pelvic Leak by Chelts    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Irrigation by Yvonne    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Awaiting colonoscopy and prescribed steroids by klon    Last reply: by Mary S Nurse Advisor
Help! by Marpee    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Low blood counts with XELOX treatment. by betty26    Last reply: by betty26
When do you count from... by Stillme    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Histology Question by itfc1959    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Raised temperature by Sarah Morgan    Last reply: by Sarah Morgan
Lonsurf by bewildered    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Recovery by Tallica46    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
sigmoidoscopy while pregnant? by sabr    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Post Op Pain by Martin    Last reply: by Charlotte Nurse Advisor
Xelox treatment side effects and treatment record codes by Gertaid1    Last reply: by Gertaid1
Sickness after surgery for right hemi colon surgery by IslandLife    Last reply: by Mary S Nurse Advisor