• Five year fatigue

    Asked by dawgfather62 on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Five year fatigue

    I am 5 years out from initial treatments for MM. My treatment included Velcade and Revlamid. I having been experiencing increasing fatigue for the last 6 months or so, to the point I currently am off work. Has anyone experienced similar symptoms? Any helpful suggestions???

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    • Charlieb's Avatar
      Charlieb

      I am three years out of Revlimid and Dexamethasone plus SCT. My white cell counts are still low which my doctor doesn't understand. There are days I can't function and just lay around the house all day. The other problem I have is I can get sick very quickly and when I do I am usually out for the count. Have you had your labs check? Six months is a long time even for those who have not gone through what we have. Being five years out may be a re-occurnance or something new.

      over 4 years ago
    • Rolltidelynne's Avatar
      Rolltidelynne

      I feel like I'm more fatigued and my numbers do not show a reoccurrence.. They tell me new things have really always been there but just now presenting due to using body differently..ie my rotar cups in my shoulders..I picked up my granddaughter a lot one weekend:( prior to that visit I had not used my arms lifting like that...fatigue idk.. Maybe we are getting it due to getting older, doing more/ over doing, nutrition, many reasons possible. But DO have them check your labs to be safe:) always always listen to your body if it needs to stop n rest please do that to avoid hitting a wall and be out of commission for couple of days!!! I too get really sick easily n it takes a long time to get over:( just had a summer cold, that was the PITTS!!

      over 4 years ago
    • kerrijan's Avatar
      kerrijan

      How are your numbers and do you have signs that your MM is back? Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids and taking vitamins along with protein. I drink a protein drink daily and continue to take my vitamins and strangely have good energy. Hope you will feel better soon.

      over 4 years ago
    • vcollier's Avatar
      vcollier

      I was just on the Multiple Myeloma Foundation site and they had an article about fatigue. The URL is .

      over 4 years ago

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