eyimam's Journey with Multiple Myeloma

Caregiver: Multiple Myeloma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 67

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    • eyimam
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • eyimam
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    How are we going to deal with this cancer?

    Decision Point

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    • eyimam
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    cheomo pill, steroids, pain medication, ulcer medication, heart medication

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Treatment is administered at home. However, the side effects have been intense.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • eyimam
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Urinary changes (frequency, urgency)

    Side Effects

    Extreme mental side effects - anxiety, mood change, confusion, memory loss, dysphoria. At some point there were episodes of yelling, screaming, unctrollable movements of hands and feet, something similar to an epileptic seizure.

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