First Dates star Merlin provides update on his ‘horrific’ cancer treatment

First Dates star Merlin Griffiths provided an update on his cancer treatment and detailed his “horrible” chemotherapy.

The TV favorite, 46, revealed in September that he had been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

And now he’s shared an update with the fans.

What did First Dates star Merlin say about his condition?

Speaking to Twitter, Merlin said, “Well there’s a new side effect of #cancer… months of chemo messed my hands up, now my phone refuses to recognize my biometric fingerprints! [cry-laugh emoji]. “

It was then that fans got in touch to share their own experiences and offer their support.

A fan contacted to sympathize and sympathize with Merlin.

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Gillian said, “Gave me pins and needles in my hands and they burn in the bath?” “

Merlin then replied, “Neuropathy. I had that too!

“Luckily I quit IV chemo now, found it horrible, knocked me out for six.”

Merlin on the show (Credit: Channel 4)

What did the fans say in support?

Following Merlin’s update, fans also sent their support for the First Dates bartender.

One of them said, “I didn’t know you were going through that Merlin. I am so sorry you are a joy. Sending love for a speedy recovery x “

Another added: Merlin I wish you and yours all the happiness of the holidays [red heart emoji]

“Getting into your applications is underestimated. You are an absolute joy to watch on the first dates, thank you for your beautiful energy. I wish you good luck in your fight against cancer.

A third wrote: “Hi Merlin, I just want to wish you all the best for a good #topbarman recovery mate.”

Finally, a fourth fan said, “Oh, I’m sorry to read this, hope the processing works x.”

Merlin Griffiths First Dates Hotel
Merlin works his magic behind the bar on First Dates Hotel (Credit: Channel 4)

What was Merlin diagnosed with?

Merlin broke the news after complaining of bloating and nausea.

After x-rays, CT scans and sigmoidoscopy, a stage 3 tumor of 4.5 cm was found in her lower intestine.

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However, it had not spread and Merlin started chemotherapy treatment.

Doctors told the star he has a 75% chance of living more than five years.

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