• petsR2love I would like to know how long after finished the 12 chemo,s before the cold is gone from your body.

    Asked by PETSR2LOVE on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

    petsR2love I would like to know how long after finished the 12 chemo,s
    before the cold is gone from your body.

    No mater how many clothes I wear I have to stay in bed to keep warm

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    • CarolLHRN's Avatar

      I would love to know the answer to this as well. I am only through 1 of 8 but being cold all the time is not pleasant. Lucky (I guess) I have chemopause and I get hot flashes to help with the coldness. I will be following this question!

      over 8 years ago
    • Keephopealive's Avatar

      I also have thryoid issued so always been cold but finished 5 months of chemo and I had not considered that the reason for being so cold now. I thought it was thryoid and asked for another ths test. I wear layers, the PGE bill is outrageous...it's insane how cold I am. Yet my body is clammy at night and I try to kick some covers off or turn blanket down and I began to shake from the cold when I do...I am in sunny Ca and today is beautiful outside but I will go out looking like I live in Alaska! lol

      no straight answer from my oncologist either...

      over 8 years ago
    • Tina1962's Avatar

      My dad finished chemo on August 23rd and radiation on October 12th. He still feels chills and always feels colder then any of the rest of us in the house. Not sure how long it lasts, but it's been over 5 months for my dad.


      over 8 years ago
    • Kris' Avatar

      I am doing better now, 7 months out from my last chemo. Boy, was I freezing during chemo. My husband and probably neighbors thought I was crazy this summer when I would be outdoors in the sunshine, 80 degrees in my 3 layers of clothing including a sweatshirt. Sometimes, I even wore gloves! I was so chilled during chemo. I do agree that the chemopause helped because I would get hot flashes all the sudden as well. I am not near as cold now, but I do think I run a little colder than normal. I hope you do well and eventually start to warm up!

      over 8 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Sorry to say for some it's a forever thing. I was told it's from poor circulation since the chemo messes up the veins. I am 23 years out from the first time I had chemo and I am always cold natured.

      over 8 years ago

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