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Transfusion Question
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone know if blood is tested for light chains in transfusions?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

My husband spends 3 hours every 2-3 weeks donating platelets for patients. He started giving blood when my son was born and needed 2 open heart surgeries. That was 34 years ago. Red Cross did tell… read more

Does Anyone Feel Wiped Out After A Blood Transfusion, Whether It’s Platelets Or Red Blood?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Everyone tells me I should feel great after a red blood transfusion. I feel wiped out and depressed sad. Even after a platelet transfusion I feel terrible. I feel exhausted.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

For sure💕

Has Anyone Here Needed A Blood Transfusion During The Days Immediately Following Your SCT Ie. Day +10?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Brother is at Day+10 post SCT and received a blood transfusion today. He also had platelets given the last two days.

WBC's up to 00.5 from yesterdays 0.01
HCT (red blood cell volume) down to 20.6 from yesterdays 23.
Platelets up from 7 and 7 past two days to 14 today.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

My husband had platelets and blood transfusions while in the hospital after his SCT. Now two years later he still needs a blood transfusion and platelets transfusion at times. He is worse now than… read more

I Am On No Treatments For MM However I Have Lab Tests Done Every 6 To 8 Weeks. If My Hemoglobin Level Is Below 7 My Primary Care Dr Orders
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

He orders transfusions. Usually when I go for the tests it is at 6.1 to 5.5 and I am super weak plus needing oxygen to function. I do not have an oncologist, he dismissed me as untreatable. Is there anyone else on here who is going this route?? How many times can I have trasfusions??

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Exactly my thoughts also. It’s like when my dr. phones me to tell me that I have cancer.

Low Rbc
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone get low RBC,hemoglobin and platlets from treatment or just in General? What does your doctor do?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

James’s My B12 and Iron both are low I had to get B12 shots for 7 weeks. Then had to get Iron three weeks in a row. I take B12 and Iron but it still went low. But it all seems better now. I love when… read more

Hi
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

did any of u friends had reaction from darzalex faspro, or from platelet transfusion? if yess ,
whats the reactions? thanks

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I had drop in platelets to 50 after first darzalex along with major fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite. Waited 2 weeks and got second darzalex after blood builder shot. Platelets etc improved. We will… read more

I Am Off Medication .as It Was Causing Anemia. Have Had Blood Transfusion And Am Getting Injections For Anemia
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

I am off medication. As I was diagnosed with anemia. Have had blood transfusion. I will also get 6 injection 18 weeks.has anyone else had this

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I have to take an injection if my hemoglobin is under 10

Platlets
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Can anyone explain platlets and when you blood test shows lower than normal and higher than normal levels? Thank you!

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Now I have to go check mine....

I Was Just Approved For A Stem Cell Transplant. How Sick Does This Procedure Make You And How Long Are You Sick? IE Vomiting, Nausea, Etc
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Thank you for your input I really appreciate it.

For The Past Week I Have Been Having Problems With My Blood Pressure Fluctuating From Normal To Very Low. This Morning It Was 84/41.
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone have info or ideas on this??

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I’m glad they finally gave you a transfusion.💕