• My husband is constantly saying hateful/angry things and then does not remember saying them.

    Asked by MarktheMan on Monday, February 18, 2013

    My husband is constantly saying hateful/angry things and then does not remember saying them.

    Could this just be anger from the cancer or could it be something more and directly linked to the cancer itself?

    4 Answers from the Community

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    • HeidiJo's Avatar

      I would definitly ask the doctor soon, if he doesn't remember saying the hateful things, it sounds more like a side effect of one of the meds he is on.

      over 3 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      I would talk to his doctor about this side effect. Steroids and treatment in general can cause anger and hateful behavior and speech, I know I'm impossible for about 48 hours after treatment. But forgetting is something is much more worrisome.

      over 3 years ago
    • carm's Avatar

      Hi, a lot depends on where the lesions are on the brain. Certain areas control emotion and reason and so it is a good idea as suggested to discuss this with the oncologist Carm RN.

      over 3 years ago
    • anna1954's Avatar

      STEROIDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My husband has been on steriods since last June and let me tell you our life has been XXX. Long term use of this is no good. Not only has he said hateful things to me and the kids but he has what they just recently told me "steriod psychosis". We have been cutting the dosage down every 5 days and the drs. had me give him ativan 3 times a day. Well that combination now caused breathing issues which resulted in his current stay in the hospital. My advice is to ask the drs all the side effects for prolong use of this steriod and try to get him off of them asap.

      over 3 years ago

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