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Advanced liver cancer, blisters on feet and hand, painful abdomen. Taking morphine. Suggest?

My brother has inoperable advanced liver cancer and has been on Sorafenib . The dose had to be reduced due to severe side affects such as blistered feet & hands, he is also on oral Morphine and is suffereing pains and hardening accross the stomach. Is this the cancer or the meds he is on? What are your feelings on Marijuana as pain relief at this stage? He was diagnosed in July last year and the tumour then measured 13.8 cm
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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i DONT think marijuana is a great idea. He has a delicate health status and should comply with his physician s prescriptions. Remember that most drugs are metabolized by the liver, and in his case his physician certainly does a keen selection of drugs before he prescribes.
I suggest you respect his normal drugs and report any unwanted effects to his primary care physician.
Hope this helps,
thanks and best regards,
Dr Luchuo.
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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