1. over 4 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    I eat accordingly to keep my diarreah to a minimal but i find that for that time(4th and 5th day after chemo)that it is actually a g...

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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    My boyfriend keeps my determination,hope and faith up when i am feeling down....no meds needed

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  3. over 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    My anxiety level has gone from very high in the beginning to mild as of now....I had the dr prescribe me an anti anxiety med in the ...

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  4. over 4 years ago
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    Constipation

    Side Effects

    Constipated for first week(i suspected from the pain meds)so i discontinued taking any(never been a fan of pain meds) solved that pr...

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  5. over 4 years ago
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    Bladder problems

    Side Effects

    Dehydration is dominant....The stents do give me disconfort at times but urinating is still sometimes problematic(I drink a lot of w...

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  6. over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    External radiation everyday for 6 weeks....1 1/2 hours to and from Hospital.... the radiation makes me very exausted and bodily HOT....

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo treatments once a week.....1 1/2 hour drive to and from the clinic. 4 hours of chemo and fluids.....First week was awful....Th...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  8. over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a chemo port put in for ease in recieving my weekly chemo treatments....

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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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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Decided not to do last round of chemo.

    Decision Point

    Questioned necessity after labs and last scan were clear.

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Two months later: Tongue is back to normal color.

    Celebration

    No more purple tongue. Just leave toxins!---and don't come back! Purple on fingernails growing out. Neuropathy in feet tolerable.

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Hair is back

    Celebration

    Exactly one month later, hair begins to sprout!

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    • mahina
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Celebrating ! I was determined and I did it! I kicked cancer's XXX. My mantra throughout : F--k you cancer. You're not getting ...

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