• JCPV
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterine) Cancer
    about 16 hours ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    I am having low platelet and low white count. I am also experiencing muscle/joint pain for about 7 days after infusion. Hair loss.

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    • WifeofCIPN
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Sma...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo wasn't too bad-a super healthy diet helped my husband feel better than expected. However, continuing problems with CIPN are im...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lizabeth
    • Experience with Oligodendroglioma
    about 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Doctor was surprised that I reacted with such low platelet count so soon after I started chemo

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    • Mjones
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    platelet count continues to hang in the 50 count range. To low for chemo and to high for a transfusion. Next step is a bone marrow b...

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    • megc
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancreati...
    about 4 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    We were able to get her platelet count up with the break from chemo.

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  1. over 4 years ago
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    Bleeding

    Side Effects

    and chemo brain, fatigue, hand foot syndrome, low platelet count, nausea, neuropathy, pain, taste loss, weight gain AND I ended up...

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    • NanaL
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Drug Therapy or Medication

    Hello Whatnext Family, I wanted to take a moment and wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!! I am truly thankful to be here to share an...

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    • STJohnson
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopia...
    about 5 years ago
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    Blood Transfusion

    Procedure or Surgery

    Platelet count low. Fatigued and short of breath. Feel much better.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. about 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    Had low platelet count caused by one of my chemos so I had to miss chemo for a month and my oncologist stopped that particular chemo.

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    • STJohnson
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopia...
    about 5 years ago
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    Blood Transfusion

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was very fatigued and short of breath. My platelet count was dangerously low. Transfusion made me feel much better.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • armyret
    • Experience with Pancreatic Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    Well as an update - I had 8 hours of Chemo thru the port and then 46 hours of Chemo through my Chemo pump. Off a week but did blood...

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    • SueRae1
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    almost 6 years ago
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    The Prednisone pills to help jump start low Platelet count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The Prednisone pills are making me, tired, cranky (to be polite), and ravenous

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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