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Not Really Lymphoma -- But Are Any Of You Taking Jardiance For Diabetes ?
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ok. not really lymphoma... but because of my non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2021 my blood sugars got all out of whack ... with the chemo, the tests, the steroids ..etc
So this year I am .ok.. my doctors are having me work on exercise and getting my diabetes under control

They have just put me on the pill Jardiance.... Are any of you taking this by chance
I was good for about 2 1/2 weeks.. then came the uti/yeast infections....
And I am wondering if any of you are having these awful side… read more

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At The Time Of Diagnosis Or While Getting Chemo Were You Ever Told Of The Potential Side Effects Of Your Cancer Or Medication?
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It is startling that an MD cannot get excellent and quick diagnosis! It must be doubly difficult for you! Almost 5 years in remission with DLBCL, and thanks to a broken femur, my cancer was discovered… read more

posted 3 days ago
When Did You Loose Your Hair?
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Just wondering when people lost their hair? I'm very anxious about it and was wondering if its different for everyone or around the same time.

Thanks

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I agree with KellyS on the loss timing. My hair came back looking like tornadoes swirling all over my head. Best hair do ever!!! The hair changes were the best thing about cancer treatment.

posted 3 days ago
Does Non Hodgkin's Or Marginal Zone Lymphoma Lead To Anemia?
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I have been diagnosed with marginal zone lymphoma, non Hodgkin's. I currently diagnose with anemia. Extensive test done and no bleeding found. Could lymphoma be the reason?

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Thank you for your reply ! Hmm..interesting..I had treatment of bendamustine as well. Cleared up lymphoma but months later hemoglobin kept dropping. They found out my iron depleted causing this. Makes… read more

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How Long Will Follicular Lymphoma Stay In Remission On Average?
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Hard to tell but it’s very treatable

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Hello Are There Members Here Diagnosed With Follicular Lymphoma?
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Hello MA, I was diagnosed with follicular/marginal zone nhl
I finished my 6 month treatments in October. I am going for a ct scan today. Fingers crossed!! Mine is in my spleen. Where did yours pop… read more

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Has Anyone Ever Developed A Pleural Effusion (fluid Surrounding The Lung) From Lymphoma.
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Good to hear, stay well John !🙂

posted June 1
If Swollen Nodes Have Appeared In Both Sides Of Groin Is That Concerning ?
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GrahamStaddon,
I agree with Michele3, I would see your Oncologist. Kelly

posted May 30
Has Anyone Developed Pelvic Floor Disorder From Their Treatments?
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Yep. But the cancer invaded my sacrum and crushed L5, S1,2,3 nerve roots. My ability to empty my bladder and bowel is affected. And the wierd thing is that is is getting worse. I now need rectal… read more

posted 3 days ago
Daily Cycle Of Abdominal Burning Then Right Flank Pressure/pain
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Wife recovered 1 1/2 years ago from indolent B Cell Lymphoma (Radiation/Chemo Tx) in 3 lymph nodes (lower abdomen area). Nodes were surgically removed.
Now experiencing the above mentioned burning (lower right abdomen) one day, followed by pressure/pain in right hip/flank, the next day. Then burning, the next day, pressure/ pain the following day. Pain/burning not experienced at night while sleeping. Generally starts around 10-11AM. Not every day, but most days.

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