I am suffering from leukemia(blood cancer)and undergoing chemotherapy cycles .Due to this recently i have lot of hair fall and even wait loss.I feel weak ,so i want to know what are the side effects caused by chemotherapy
i am a unani doctor.our medicine use in cancer include supplementation a) to reduce side-effects during chemotherapy or radiotherapy, b) to prolonging survival and minimize metastasis, c) to improve quality of life, and d) to prevent occurrence A. As a supplement during&after chemotherapy or radiotherapy to reduce side-effects such as fatigue, loss of appetite, hair loss, bone marrow suppression and risk of infection.
The Primary care dr is watching my white cell count and also lymphites (sp) 3 months ago my white count was 59 thousand now theis weeks report they have gone to 89 thousand. Shall I g back to a cancer dr I have seen in the past. My dr said she may put me on pill chemo what are the side effects? Do you think I should see her now or wait till the next test in 3 mo.
Dear Doctor Anil Thakwani, I have had colon cancer back in 2004. I was operated on four times. I have also had chemotherapy and radiation. That was quite a while ago. Lately I experience terrible chills threw by whole body. My house is nice and warm. The other day I had two sweaters on and a winter jacket. I was still freezing. I threw a blanket on me and finally fell asleep. When I woke up I felt better. Then I was starting to get warm. I removed the jacket and a sweater and was comfortable. When I get these chills I always check my temperature. I never have a temperature. It is below normal. Then after the chills disappear my body temperature becomes normal. Do you know why this happening. Its very annoying. I would like to know why this happens quite often now.
hi, I m interested in a man that had lymphoma cancer about 6 years ago. He keeps most things to himself. What is the likelihood of something like that returning, and how does that affect the rest of him. Small talk, people say his immune system will be abnormal the rest of his life, his swimmers are likely out of wack, those types of things? What all lasting affects does chemo and radiation have on the body.
My daughter is in the last months of her maintenance treatment her diagnosis is ALL (leukemia) Through the intensive chemo she lost her hair twice, since being on her maintenance for over a year she has a full head of thick hair. We just noticed last night that her hair is falling out again, can you tell me why this would be, as the medication hasn't changed?
my son is being treated for leukemia. His billiruben was elevated and they have held his chemo. they are running tests to see if its hepatitis, or epstein barr syndrome of just an infection. what are the treatments for hepatitis A or B, or epstein barr? Right now he is jaunticed, stomach ache, loose stools and fatigued. His liver is working fine according to the liver tests so what signs do I look for if his liver starts failing? Our oncs told us this in not a big deal though, but I worry.
Dear doctors I’m super worried . I went for a physical exam and found out my wbc are a little to high than Normal at 12.13 reference range is 3.66-11.99. Also my patelletes were low at 111 range 144-400 This was last Monday and just Sunday I was...
I just noticed these spots under my armpit a few inches. It is slightly itchy. Its only here, no where else on body. I recently used a tanning bed ( I know it's bad, but wanted to get some color for vacation). I burned slightly in this area. Is it...
A 46 year old man present with moderate to severe diarrhea for 2 days, history ate a 2 days old bread. Dehydration is managed from mild-moderate and prevented from severe dehydration by admitted to ER and given 500 cc fluid replacement. No fever to subfebris. Blood sample taken and shows mostly normal result (HB, Leu, Ery, ESR, Pla, HT, MCV, MCH, MCHC are normal). Natrium is little low, 132. However the diff count shows Basophil 0, eosinophil 0, rod 20, segment 45, lymphocyte 18, monocyte 6. The thing that worries me that it written in the lab result Myelocyte 3%, metamyelocyte 8%. Should I worry? Because leukemia doesn't match. Or this is a begining of leukemia? Thanks
I had a few blood tests recently. The first came back with an elevated White Blood Cell count of 23.2 H a few weeks ago. A follow up test last week revealed a white blood cell count of 22.0 H. I've feeling fine, but here I should see a...
My best friend called me. She woke up in the middle of the night last night with a feeling of "heaviness" in her chest & felt like she couldn't get a full breath. She's 31 yrs old, in overall good health...but she is a smoker & is on birth control. There is also a strong family history of cancer (her mother's had Leukemia twice, is currently in treatment). I told her to go to urgent care. She did, she has elevated counts and they sent her to emergency. She's on her way now, I'm very concerned! What could be the possibilities here?