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My name is Valerie. I am 28 years old, and I was diagnosed with lung cancer at age 26. I went through chemo no problem. I didn't even get nauseous, and my hair never fell out. The only bad symptoms I had was that it gave me terrible heartburn and fever like symptoms for a few days after. The results were stable. I was then put on Tagrisso. It wasn't bad either but I had occasional nausea. However, my tumors grew, so we switched to Tecentriq, an immunotherapy. Ever since I've been on immunotherapy, after treatment, my anxiety, pain, and depression increases for about a week and
I have argued ever sense this opioid "crisis" became a hot topic that the people who would pay the biggest price would be those in pain. Never thought I would soon be one of them and find out I was correct. Here I sit, in the dark, watching TV. No pain till I shift positions...then bam. Entire right side lights up in pain. When I take a pain pill per the directions it works for about 2 hrs....that means 4 more hrs of pain till I am suppose to take another. And the docs got me taking the minimum dosage at max time between per my research. 5 mgm every 6 hours (Oxycodone). Sooo..counti
I found this site by doing a general search so thought I’d try it out. I am a 55yr old woman with recurrence of lung cancer after 3.5 yrs remission; had chemo/radiotherapy last time. It’s assessed as T2N1M0, 7cm. Dr’s recommended (open) surgery. I already have a lot of nerve pain - due to crushed vertebrae in neck - which means my right arm/ hand is painful and numb (parathesia?) and doesn’t work properly and I have been reading about the similar chronic, persistent nerve damage pain the surgery can leave you with. I’ve decided against surgery but my surgeon didn’t mention post opera