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    good morning not feeling well at all today all i ask god to help me with all of this :((

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy: I STARTED FINE WITH THE FIRST 2 CHEMO MY SIDE EFFECTS WHERE NOT SO BAD BUT THIS 3RD ONE HAS BEEN VERY BAD I CAN NOT DRINK ANYTHING COLD i have been weak and no engery at all feeling down it has impact my life it has stop me from doing what i love is going fishing lots out side things since i can not expose to the sun i live in puerto rico where we have sun all the time...i feel my life has stop i am a very strong guy ,,with lots of faith and pray this cancer will go away

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      bobhess

      Hi Vitin, my name is Bob and I too have have colon cancer. I can certainly relate to the cold sensation. This I'm told is from one of the drugs called oxialplatiun, which I'm assuming you're taking. I've grown to learn and accept to drink room temp liquids and really is not that bad. I to suffer from the fatigue but still I'm able to function and do the things I like at a slower pace. Hope the best for you and I'm sure you will be drowning some more worms soon.

      over 4 years ago
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      hey vitin, sorry to hear you're having a rough time. Like bob said the sensitivity and fatigue are all part of the chemo regime...the oral sensitivity should wear off about 72 +/- hours after treatment has stopped. It takes some time to adjust. Rest when you are tired and you will surprised how much better you feel, instead of fighting it. I too am a sun worshipping, beach and outdoors person...I will be using sunscreen religiously from now on...three days in 75 degree weather and I have blisters! never ever before have i burned! so becareful!
      the fish will be waiting for us!

      over 4 years ago
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    Decision Point: AFTER MY SURGERY I HAD TO MAKE THE BIGGEST DECISION OF MY LIFE ..TO GET CHEMO DONDE

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    Procedure or Surgery (Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)): I HAD TO GET AN EMERGENCY SURGERY DONE .AFTER A STUDY SHOWED WHAT I HAD IT WAS A TUMOR IN MY COLON ..