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Help! MRSA swabs positive

Discussion in 'General Surgical Weight Loss Discussion' started by Loredana, Oct 1, 2018.

  1. Loredana

    Loredana New Member

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    Surgery Date::
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    Hi all! I got my surgery planned for 16/10/18 at L&D Hospital and I just got a call from the nurse to inform me that my MRSA swabs came back positive. She explained me the protocol and she told me that my surgery could be postponed (at surgeon discretion). They expect me to use the wash and the cream provided by my GP and have three negative swabs which takes longer than 15 days. Is there anyone who had the same problem? Was the surgery postponed? I'm quite dissapointed now. Thank you x
     
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  2. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

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    MrJain
    Surgery Date::
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    Aw my love be that sucks, my swabs were ok but didn’t want to read and run, all you can do is go with the flow I’m afraid, my first date was cancelled due tip-off bed shortages just 1 hour before I had to be there (I live 3.5 hours away from Luton) the hardest part for me was not being able to do anything to solve the problem (I’m a “do’er, if there is a problem I focus on finding a solution so this made it really difficult to accept) just focus on the fact that you will get your surgery, stay strong and focused xxx
     
  3. Loredana

    Loredana New Member

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    16/10/2018
    Thank you for replying Bling Babe x
    I've done some research but could not find anything relevant, as hospitals have different policies. I am annoyed and confused as I started my 2 weeks pre op milk diet and I don't really want to be on it for longer than 4 weeks.
     
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  4. Jackiesfatplan

    Jackiesfatplan Well-Known Member

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    Im sure ive read a dairy on here who had positive swabs and her surgery was cancelled she stayed on milk diet while they quickly re checked her msra for 3 clear test im sure it only delayed her by a week or so as soon as u get the last negitive result u will be in that day day after
     
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  5. Loredana

    Loredana New Member

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    Surgery Date::
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    Many many thanks for your reply Jackiesfatplan, I hope that'll happen to me, I mean no big delays xx.
    I will keep checking posts
     
  6. Irene44

    Irene44 Well-Known Member

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    Hi and welcome Hun. That’s a real shame but at least you know it’s going to get the correct treatment and you will have your surgery safely. Far rather everything be right for you. I hope it gets resolved quickly for you and look forward to reading your WLS journey. Good luck with the LRD you will have the best nails ever and feel great it does have more pros then cons xx
     
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  7. Loredana

    Loredana New Member

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    Surgery Date::
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    Update!
    My surgery was postponed for sometime in November. Hopefully, after de-colonisation treatment the swabs will be negative as they are considered only for 28 days.
    Coming off milk diet atm, trying to carry on being good food wise.
     
  8. Irene44

    Irene44 Well-Known Member

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    That’s great news then hun soon be here and you will be all clear and good to go Really happy that it’s all getting sorted for you xx
     
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  9. Irene44

    Irene44 Well-Known Member

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    That’s great news then hun soon be here and you will be all clear xx
     
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2018
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  10. Jackiesfatplan

    Jackiesfatplan Well-Known Member

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    Oh thats great ...bet ur finding going bk to food a tricky one knowing u will be bk on milk soon then opp id be saying goodbye to a few nice dishes
     
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  11. Sarnie

    Sarnie Well-Known Member

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    That's good news all being well not too much longer to wait :) x
     
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  12. Loredana

    Loredana New Member

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    Surgery Date::
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    Oh no! I've been through too much to mess it up now. I will stick to my regular meals, 2 a day, fruits, salads and grilled lean meat. Can't deny, I'm tempted by choc. Fingers crossed, so far so good, but who knows? Lol
    Thanks guys for cheering me up xx
     
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  13. Emma1504

    Emma1504 Well-Known Member

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    The end is in sight...well the operation anyway. Because the hard work continues after the operation. You got this don’t doubt yourself or give up!
     
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  14. Loredana

    Loredana New Member

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    Hi guys! Just to let you know that I finally had my GBP yesterday, after 2 cancellations.
    So pleased!
     
  15. MariaMaria83

    MariaMaria83 Well-Known Member

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    Yay!! Congratulations! Hope you are feeling well? x
     
  16. Irene44

    Irene44 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah!! Welldone congratulations lots of rest and sipping for you Chick xxx
     
  17. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the losers bench, take it easy and sip sip sip sip sip then sip some more xx
     
  18. Maria61

    Maria61 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations xx
     
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