My Side Effects During Treatment

Blood transfusions: +/- 5 transfusions

Neutropenia: a condition with an abnormally low level of white blood cells which results in a zero immune system. This occurred in 10 out of 14 of my chemo treatments and lead to the majority of hospital stays.

Influenza while neutropenic (no immune system)

- Pneumonia while neutropenic

C-diff twice while neutropenic

Deep Vein Thrombosis x 2

I had 24 cavities due to treatment.

Bone Pain

Trouble Sleeping

Mouth Sores

Shortness of breath

Hair Loss

Increase in sweating

Nausea

Constipation

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