babylove91297 Posted January 8, 2008 Share Posted January 8, 2008 Hi everyone, sorry it has been so long since I updated. I have been sick on and off for the last month. Seems like its just one thing after another lately. I was supposed to start round 4 yesterday, but I got an abcess in my mouth and they put it off. I saw my dentist yesterday and he said that I need 2 root canals. My insurance will take 2 to 3 weeks to approve them. Now I have to decide if I should wait for the approval or to have the teeth pulled. They will not continue my chemo until the work is done. I am so afraid it is not funny. If I wait the cancer has a chance to spread. I know that my life is more important than the teeth, but I am still having a struggle over this one (the teeth are my top 2 canine teeth...right in the front). My husband is very upset with me about this, he says that he doesn't understand why I didn't just have them pull the teeth, but the dentist wouldn't do it with the abcess still there. They put me on antibiotics and vicodin for the pain. I really don't know what to do right now, I sure could use some good advice on this. I still haven't had my CT scan....was suppose to have one after this round, but now all of that is on hold. I go to see my primary doctor tomorrow and I want to discuss this with him. I thought that once the infection was gone they could continue the chemo, but my oncologist says no, I have to have all the work done before they continue. I will try to update after I see Dr. Ali tomorrow. Bobbie Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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