I am in remission after stem cell transplant but I was prescribed Revlimid as maintenance therapy. I have to take it until relapse. What is your experience with this medication.
I am on Daralex and dexamethasone for maintenance therapy. I ask my doctor about getting the Covid 19 vaccine and was told it may not be as effective because of the maintenance therapy. They did not say I could not get the vaccine, but I should check to see what the CDC guidelines were.
I am having such terrible hot flashes lately. I have had them all thru menopause but way past that now so do not think it's that. They seem to happen I do notice when feeling a bit of anxiety, but not always. Also extreme fatigue, not tired which seems strange, as the days I take the Dex I wind up with insomnia and for at least 3 days can't sleep then by end of week I can't get out of bed, but when I do I don't know how to sit and relax I wind up keep getting up to do things, which makes the… read more
Hello all my shipmates,
Please spread the word to all your team shipmates.
Everyday at NOON wherever you are please say a simple prayer.
God, please find a cure for Multiple Myeloma. Amen. Also thank him for your many blessings.
Hopefully, God will hear all our prayers and grant us a cure.
So today i went for treatment and my Dr asked me why i jad to cancel my last treatment appointment and my appointment down in NYC for my BMB, PET scan, snd and blood work up. I told her i was again exposed to covid. And because my vaccines did not take I am unvaccinated
She told me there is a new vaccine just approved two to three days ago for people like me that the vaccine did not take
Wondering has anyone heard of this?
I had to give blood again. To make sure that i still have no… read more
As a retired physician, I hypothesize that a cause for multiple myeloma is long term exposure to your immune system by a never changing bacteria or virus. The most likely source for such a bacteria or virus is a root canal or shingles. Bacteria can multiply and divide without exposure to plasma cells in the tubules of a dead tooth. Shingles virus hides in the spine. The never changing bacteria from the dead tooth then leaks into the gum where plasma cells are constantly stimulated to create a… read more
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