• ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Bone pain from Sprycel that will sometimes debilitate me

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Swelling (edema)

    Side Effects

    This also ties in with weight gain. I am always retaining water

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Nausea from time to time

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Not severe but enough to be annoying and mess with my self esteem

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Always exhausted not much energy

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Sometimes so bad that I get dehydrated and get anal fissures and hemorroids

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    I suffer severe depression and anxiety although I am not sure if it is related to my chemo.

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Bleeding

    Side Effects

    I have bleeding issues sometimes. My gums bleed, periods can be really heavy. Very Anemic

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    Always out of it, forgetful and sometimes confused

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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    bone marrow biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have undergone many of these procedures since my diagnosis. They are no fun. The first one ever was horrendous. The doctor did not...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I take Sprycel therapy daily and will do so as of now for the rest of my life. It is easy to take and remember, side effects are som...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • scinphilly
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lymph node biopsy went as planned

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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