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Forum topic by SCOTSMAN posted 07-27-2015 09:01 PM 1136 views 0 times favorited 26 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-27-2015 09:01 PM

Earlier this year I started to lose my sense of taste and found food almost impossible to eat as my mouth was always so dry.It got gradually worse I went to my doctor who said it was just due to the med’s I have been taking.When I was at the dentist I spoke to Nigel who is a pal of mine and the family dentist.He made me an appointment to go to the Dental hospital as by now my mouth was drying up every five minutes it was as dry as sandpaper to my tongue.Anyway after a few scans at various hospitals I was told a few days ago I have a tumour in my face which has latched onto my salivary gland. Now I have to go to another hospital to find out if it is malignant,or not.So hopefully it will be o.k but I just need to wait.And keep myself extra busy in the shop. LOL Alistair
Please excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#1 posted 07-27-2015 09:04 PM

So sorry to hear. Hoping you have a complete recovery!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#2 posted 07-27-2015 09:14 PM

Best of luck

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#3 posted 07-27-2015 09:16 PM

Hope it all turns out OK!

Prayers have been sent for you!

Take care.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 07-27-2015 10:06 PM

Keep us posted. Don’t want to loose a fine fellow. We need a Scott to keep us Yanks in line even though we don’t know how to make REAL whiskey.


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#5 posted 07-27-2015 10:13 PM


-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#6 posted 07-27-2015 10:24 PM

Sorry to hear that! I’ll put in a word with the big guy for you.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 07-27-2015 10:29 PM

Alistair,,it is important that they quickly found out what was causing the dry mouth, I hope it(the tumor) is benign.
I sincerely hope you overcome this hurdle asap.
Please keep us posted.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#8 posted 07-27-2015 10:30 PM

I am sorry to hear of your troubles. I will keep you in my prayers.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#9 posted 07-27-2015 10:33 PM

I shall add you as well to my petitions. Perhaps I’ll lift a dram of Jameson’s as well!

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#10 posted 07-27-2015 10:49 PM

Good luck with your treatments and best wishes for a speed recovery. Keep fighting the good fight!


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#11 posted 07-27-2015 11:16 PM

Keep the faith Man. We’ll add you to our prayers.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#12 posted 07-27-2015 11:21 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Alistair.

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#13 posted 07-27-2015 11:37 PM

Waiting is the hard part, Alistair. Sounds like you are maintaining your sense of humor and you have a great plan (I just need to wait.And keep myself extra busy in the shop.) God bless you and your wife and family.

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 07-28-2015 12:15 AM

Alistair, so sorry to hear this, praying all will work out well for you.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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#15 posted 07-28-2015 12:21 AM

All my best to you, Alistair. It breaks my heart.

-- Mark

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