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    FaithW asked a questionStomach Cancer

    Anyone diagnosed with Linitis Plastica

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      Hello, I am an oncology nurse. I do know about this diagnosis. Is there a question I can help you with? Common chemotherapy for this diagnosis is usually fluorouracil, epirubicin, Cisplatin and maybe tarceva both pre and post operative.

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    Other Care (Home care): I am on TPN (feeding tube) via a picc line, and 1liter of hydration daily. This is because I have a complete obstruction and can't digest anything

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    Side Effects (Diarrhea): Week 2 after chemo I got the runs.

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    Side Effects (Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)): I can not drink anything cold. It feels like broken glass going down, my fingers tingle with the touch of anything cold.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): I am on Folfox and then 46 hours of continuous T5fu via pump. My first round I was on FOLT and 24 hours of T5FU I had bad reaction and ended up in the hospital with pneumonia from aspirating. I almost died. They changed my treatment and my second round I get great but ended up in the hospital again with pneumonia. I must have caught a bug and my body couldn't fight it. Both time I had to have blood transfusions.