1. about 7 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I hated Chemo from day one. The first two were not too big of a deal, but by number 3 I was loosing my hair and getting very sick. I...

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    • spayd65
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Also experienced constipation, medicine taste in mouth, fatigue

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    • DougG
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Side effects from the chemo where that evening sometimes, but for sure nausea all day the next day. I just layed on the couch or in ...

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    • Davina
    • Experience with Lymphocyte-rich
    about 7 years ago
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    Mouth dryness

    Side Effects

    As i mentioned in my radiation treatment I experienced mouth/throat pain, loss of saliva and later I mention loss of taste.

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    • Davina
    • Experience with Lymphocyte-rich
    about 7 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Well after 17 sessions of 3050 RADS, I no longer have some of my saliva glands or taste buds. I can not taste sweet things and many ...

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    • Davina
    • Experience with Lymphocyte-rich
    about 7 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    After only two chemo sessions my hair did not wait to fall out; bits of hair in my brush, globs on the pillow and more in the shower...

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    • Davina
    • Experience with Lymphocyte-rich
    about 7 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    White cells dropped rapidly and I had to skip my third chemo session; was given a script for a white cell boosting drug, self inject...

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    • Davina
    • Experience with Lymphocyte-rich
    about 7 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    With 2 treatments behind me I started to experience fatigue, but this is fatigue more than any fatigue you felt before. Start the da...

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    • Davina
    • Experience with Lymphocyte-rich
    about 7 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    Knowing what depression feels like, I could feel it coming on and only after 2 sessions of chemo. I asked to be placed on some form ...

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    • kps0918
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    Weight loss

    Side Effects

    I dropped 10-15 lbs very quickly at the beginning, but held at the same weight after that.

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    • kps0918
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Unfortunately... :( For me personally, toothpaste and sodas tasted the worst! I couldn't handle meat very well during that time eith...

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    • kps0918
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    about 7 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    My worst days were always day 3-4. I felt ok the day of chemo---just tired from sitting and getting IV"s for 5 hours. The next day w...

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