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Bruising

Bruising

While still in the MGUS stage ( before diagnosis) has anyone had unexplained bruising? Not anemic or on blood thinners.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

If you want serious answers to your questions about MGUS, see a MM Specialist and get a bone marrow biopsy.

Trust God!✝️

edited, originally posted 1 day ago

Bone Marrow Transplants

Bone Marrow Transplants

My doc is encouraging a transplant and not giving me much info about where to do it. Should I get a second opinion as to whether I need one

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

That’s good to know. I have to see where my insurance covers before I make a decision. The feedback is helpful

posted about 11 hours ago

Fatigue On Revlimed

Fatigue On Revlimed

I’m taking revlimed and 2chemo shots. I feel so overmedicated unsteady weak basically I would rather sit all day than get up and move around. Is that normal fatigue is really effects my daily like. I only go out once a week for treatment. I’m just comfortable at home. Any thoughts

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Larry our stories aren’t much different. I’m on 15 of revlimed for 3 weeks and I off. I enjoy the energy for the 2day buzz I get. That’s when I get my housework and fish tank cleaned cuz after that I… read more

posted 1 day ago

My Father Is Unable To Sit And Can't Keep His Eyes Open.??

My Father Is Unable To Sit And Can't Keep His Eyes Open.??

Until morning my father was okay! He got up take the breakfast all by himself and keep sitting and take his medicines after that he took a nap and from that moment on, he is unable to sit, his hands and feet are shaking and he can't open his eyes though. Is that a side effect of radiotherapy?? Is that kind of fatigueness normal or should I be worry? He asks us to let him sleep and he wants to sleep. Is that okay? Please answer me .

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Did he just get transplant? Not something I have experenced after recovering from transplant

posted 1 day ago

Increased Appetite On Dexamethazone

Increased Appetite On Dexamethazone

Any ideas to curb this nonstop appetite while taking this steriod?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I have a floor elliptical and every time I feel like eating I pull out the elliptical. Lollipops help me to. Sometimes I just eat but then I get nauseous

posted 7 days ago

Astramorph. How Is Morphine Filtered Out Of The Body?

Astramorph. How Is Morphine Filtered Out Of The Body?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Through the kidneys. I remember when I worked as a nurse. They didn't like to give it to dialysis patients. They did better with Dilauded or oxy💗💕💜

posted 14 days ago
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