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Has Anyone Had To Deal With Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw As A Side Effect From Treatment? They Are Talking About Surgery And Don't Know What To
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I’m sure that’s true HappyGirl. Very sad people can’t trust what they get and what they have to pay. 😡 Glad you found a better place to be treated. I need to see where Andy can go when we leave Mayo… read more

Anyone Have Tips On Dental Hygiene, Or Going To The Dentist With Myeloma? I Had Deep Cleaning Before I Started Chemo.
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Dentists should know about problems with bisphosphonates. Myeloma patients are not the only folks that take them. I reminded my dentist. But he has always been good about doing Xrays and panoramic… read more

Can Anyone Tell Me Their Experience With Zometa Or Xgeva? How Long They Have To Take It In The Side Effects.
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I was switched to Arredia. I had flu like symptoms from zometa. Everyone is different.

Teeth Implants
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I'm wondering if anybody that is still receiving treatment had implants put in and did they see a regular doctor or did they see a special kind of dentist that deals with people with cancer or MM?

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Once your on bone growth formula and had BMT you can’t have implants because of infections! I chose to do bridge, either that or plate.

Xgeva Side Effects
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My Oncologist has me on Xgeva for bone strengthening. I have had two shots and now have sensitive wisdom teeth on one side and may need them removed but my dentist is concerned about the gums healing due to the Xgeva. Advice? Similar experience?

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Greetings from Alaska, Steven I just completed dental work. I was off of Xgeva for three months the first time I had my teeth clean and then another three months to get my teeth clean again. You must… read more

Has Anyone On Here Experienced Osteonicrosis Of The Jaw While Taking Zametta The Bone Strengthener
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Yes! I had a similar experience with a piece of bone like material. I thought it was a root that broke off. Dentist said it was a chunk of cement from where I had a crown done, but now I am… read more

Xgevia And Bone Problems In Jaw.
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Has anyone had bone problems with their jaw after taking Xgeva? If so how soon did it happen? I am only on my third treatment and have a tingling sensation in my upper left jaw. Is there an alternative drug that doesn't carry the same risks?

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Bob, I'm sorry this happened. I hope you are healing well💗

Has Anyone Experienced Lower Jaw Portrusion?
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Thank you. I will try that but my jaw is so messed up by now that the guard may not help. But I will try it and hope for the best. Thanks again. Be well. Frank

What Percentage Of Patients Get Side Effects From Zometa For Bone Strength? What Are The Most Common Side Effects?
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Lots of good info here. When we finally get home, we will talk about options other than Xygeva. We mentioned it here before SCT and they didn’t seem interested in discussing it. I suppose there was/is… read more

I Take Xgeva Shot. Does That Effect My Teeths Enamel
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Was on Xgeva for 2 years after SCT no problems