MsJay's Journey with Multiple Myeloma

Patient: Multiple Myeloma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 35

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    • MsJay
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    In car accident at 5 months pregnant. Caused back problems which led to hospitalization at 8 months preg. At this time seeing hematologist concerning severe anemia

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    over 4 years ago
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    x-rays and bone marrow biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
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    • MsJay
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    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • MsJay
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    over 4 years ago
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    Decision Point

    Had to decide whether to deliver baby early to start chemo. or wait to at least 37 weeks gestation. Decided to wait

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    • MsJay
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    over 4 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    • MsJay
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    • MsJay
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

    Some feelings of nausea during first few weeks of treatment. Little hair loss around hairline. Some thinning but not noticeable to others (I have lots of hair). Constipation from the chemo. Chemo. brain. Weight gain from steroids

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