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    Chiefjal wrote on Ruhmer's wall

    Good luck and prayers are with you

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      Ruhmer

      Thank you. I'm doing well accept for the long term side effects. I have no taste buds. I have deterioration of my jaw bone. Loss of hearing. In one ear. But overall. I feel great. I did 35 days of radiation and 5 rounds of chemo. At the same

      about 1 month ago
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      Chiefjal

      Stay positive, you're alive and will learn to live with the after affects.....I have for almost 6 years

      about 1 month ago
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    Dental work

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      carm

      Ask your insurance provider to give you a list of in network oral surgeons. Best of luck to you.

      about 1 month ago
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      Skyemberr

      You can get dental work done but your dentist is going to ask you for a letter saying that it is ok to work on you. They should be able to handle this with a phone and fax. My dentist wanted me to run back and forth as a go between, so be sure to tell them no to that if they try that.

      about 1 month ago
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    Radiation (External radiation ): Very hard to do both chemo and radiation at same time. Very hard.

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