• KimberlynJ
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    over 5 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Extreme pain from surgery.

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    • KimberlynJ
    • Experience with Non-Seminoma, Testi...
    over 5 years ago
    • KimberlynJ
    • Experience with Non-Seminoma, Testi...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    3rd round chemo (BEP)

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    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Nephrostomy tubes inplanted due to poor kidney function.

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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Multiple surgeries to clean leg wounds of sudemonis infection so that chemo treatments could restart asap.

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    Infection

    Side Effects

    Sepsis, plunging blood presure, ICU

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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2nd round chemo (BEP) given in hospital.

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    over 5 years ago
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    Amputation, Cellulitis

    Oh No

    Admitted to ICU and life flighted to specialized hospital in Sacramento (2 hours away).

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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Extreme low white blood counts resulted in sudden onset of severe infection (cellulitis) in left leg.

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    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo was 1st line treatment to immediately shrink tumors; his metastasis made the usual plan of surgery then chemo too risky.

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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Routine pre-op check resulted in a weekend hospital stay and stage IV testicular cancer diagnosis.

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    over 5 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    Misdiagnosed as lymphodema for 6 mothns prior to Testicular Cancer diagnosis.

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