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Chemotherapy Side Effects

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Chemotherapy is a powerful drug-based treatment that attempts to erradicate the body of cancer cells.  The potency of the drugs cause often severe side effects in patients including hair loss, mouth sores and nausea, to name a few.  Patients undergoing chemotherapy are given anti-nausea medications to ease their symptoms.

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  Hi everyone!  So I'm sure a lot of you are dealing with your hair falling out from chemo. And if you're like me, and cancer treatment pushed you into early menopause (I'm in my late 20s), then you absolutely understand the agony of hot flashes and being hot all the time.  This time that I have been away, I have been trying to…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I gained 10 lbs in 5 months on Femara.… Carol, I'm so sorry you've had such a rough time. You've drawn the short…

06/18/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered side effects years later after… Gina, has anyone spoken to you about neuropathy? Especially if your chemo…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered foot/leg pain and breast cancer… Sometimes, Dawn,that's just how we have to take it - one step at a time, one day…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Will my taste buds come back??? I just… Karlita, congratulations on finishing chemo.  People vary in how…

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