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Flu And Pneumonia Vaccinations
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

What is the best pneumonia vaccine for a 79 year old woman with multiple myeloma?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Eat Avocados, nuts, blueberries these will all help your immune system. It was losing weight that caused my family doctor to send me to a hemotologist/oncologist who found I had multiple myloma… read more

Re-Vaccination After An ASCT?
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Hi everyone, what's your opinion (or your doctor's) on getting re-vaccinated for common vaxs like measles, mumps, etc., after having undergone a successful autologous SCT?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Hi Keith, I received all the vaccines after my stem cell transplant. I started out with five vaccines at once. I asked if I could cut down on the vaccines for three at a time, I dont totally… read more

How Many Of You Had The Covid Vaccine And Or Boosters And Have Had A Relapse? Epoch Times Article Suggest The Vaccine Causes Relapse
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

No relapse here.

What Is Your Take On The Covid Vaccines And A Spike In Your Protein Level?
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Shipmates
I was in perfect health, well maybe a few pounds overweight. I never took any pills except for my migraines. No high blood pressure no high cholesterol, no history of cancer in my family. I’m the first. I had my blood tests done at my physical in November 2020. Everything was fine, no problem. March and April 2021, I received my Covid vaccines and in November, 2021, I was told I had way to much protein in my blood. I needed to go to an oncologist and was diagnosed with… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Thank you for your reply.

Anybody Else Have Stem Cell Transplant This Past Year That Haven’t Been Allowed To Get Revaccinated?
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How do you deal with the isolation?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

You do have to wait as the childhood shots MMR are derived from live viruses. Can't have that for at least a year as your immune system is still compromised

Can Anyone Share The Process Of Reimmunizations Post Stem Cell. Thank You
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I had to get all my vaccines including pneumonia💕

Is Anyone Here In Stage 3?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

My platelets dropped to I think 70,000 they said. I'm on revlmed I was in the hospital for 2 weeks
recently and had parainfluenza 3 and I was very bad but I finally pulled
Out of it. My blood count raised today I was supposed to start chemo revlmed again but because of platelets we have to wait another 2 weeks. I just want to know if anyone has been in any type of this situation or how you been doing in stage 3 or how long u have been living with it

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Hi Ed,
Stay Strong and positive. Praying for you and your family. God is a healer.

Can Anyone Explain What The Current Covid Vaccine Recommendations Are For People With Weakened Immune Systems?
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I have gotten the initial 2 shots and have had 2 additional booster vaccines. My last booster was Nov. 18, 2021. When I called my doctor's office to ask if I needed another vaccine, they simply said yes you need one every six months. I don't want to overlook the fact that they are coming out with new vaccines that are more affective against some of the newer variants. I don't know if I should just get the original vaccine or wait for one of the newer ones. I'm curious to know what is being… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

@A MyMyelomaTeam Member That's interesting. My doctors office told me 2 weeks ago that Evusheld was pulled from the market. Now I'm curious. Thanks for the info.

Isolation After SCT Procedure
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How long did your doctor recommend that you remain isolated from work/visitors after you went home following your SCT? Thank you

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

His will take two years to complete. When he had his stem cell transplant done we were given a booklet that told the process. Guess what am reading not every one has the same process.

Wearing Masks In Indoor, How Do You Handle That
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Updated about this
My partner realized that was not nice his attitude about my choice wearing mask, that today we were in an indoor concert, and he respected my choice to wear mask. Thanks for your supportive answers in which empowered me in to overcome something that it is a strong value for me
In regard the incident about the previous night, when I went a party, and I wear a mask in indoor.
My partner got upset with me and told me that next party he will cancel if I am wearing a mask in… read more

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Jean
I don't wearing mask at my.house, but when I step out side I wear mask if I go to friend house or stores I wear mask.