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

04/04/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Runny nose post chemo Thanks for the progress report, Debbie, and the suggestions.  I hope the problem continues to…

03/05/14

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on My Teeth after Chemo You might want to ask if there is a different flavor or brand of the prescription toothpaste that…

03/03/14

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I gained 10 lbs in 5 months on Femara.… Hi - This is a problem so many of us face, and there's absolutely no…

01/29/14

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