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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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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

It was smart too get a deep cleaning before you started chemo so as not too risk getting an infection in your lower jaw but I would ask your Oncologist too refer you too a dentist that knows about… 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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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

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?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

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.

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

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?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

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

Is There A Grant That Covers Xgeva.
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Greetings from Alaska for assistance with Xgeva. You can always contact the pharmaceutical company they do have patient assistance programs. Also, if you have private health insurance, they have… read more

Has Anyone On Here Experienced Osteonicrosis Of The Jaw While Taking Zametta The Bone Strengthener
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Thanks

How Are MM Lesión Treated In Spine, Ribs And Neck Area?
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

This is what I'm currently taking, although in remission since December. So no more Chemo right now.

Going For New Injection On 4th Week Of Treatment. XGEVA Chemeo Anyone Who Has An Idea?
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JoeB, how are you ? Thanh you for Dental check up reminder. My dear husband did one before XGEVA and placed appointment after 6 months.hope it will be ok.
Sent à big smile😀

Has Anyone Had Side Effects From The Xgeva Shot? I Have Bone Pain And Think It Might Be Related. Shot?
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Sorry groin pain