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My Calcium Level Is Always 8. I Asked My Doctor What To Do To Increase It. He Told Me That It Cannot Be Increased.

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What to do to increase calcium level. I am regularly taking taking calcium tablets.

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It's stable so I wouldn't worry. I worry more when the calcium level goes up. That means the myeloma could be breaking down bone. I can't take calcium supplements so I eat calcium rich food. You want… read more

posted 2 days ago

Does Anyone Know If Infrared Sauna Is Helpful For Multiple Myeloma?

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What’s A GIF

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I won’t use them

posted 5 days ago

Hello Out There, Anyone Having Problems With Cracked Fingers Skin And Peeling?

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Hello out there,
Anyone having problems with cracked fingers skin and peeling

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Hi Jeff
Yes, both my hands are super dry and itchy, but my right hand is peeling on the palm. I’m not on any medications. I figured it had something to do with my kidneys being affected by IgA Kappa.… read more

posted 5 days ago

Are You Frustrated With Finding Effective Treatments For Myeloma?

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Hi DavisBingham I welcome you to my team. I live in Mebane NC and i go to Duke Blood Cancer Hospital for my treatment.

posted 2 days ago

Has Any One Been Thru A Transplant Who Had A Chronic Infections Prior To Transplant.

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I have an artificial hip that was specially made with a n infection in the metal, since I've been on daily anti biotics

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

The context provided does not specifically mention individuals who had chronic infections prior to undergoing a stem cell transplant for myeloma. However, it does highlight that stem cell transplants… read more

posted 6 days ago

My Wife Suffer From Fatigue Such As Out Of Breath Or Just After Eating. Is This Myeloma Fatigue?

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Thanks a lot Sally!

posted 5 days ago

How Do We Distinguish Between Myeloma And Structural Vertebral Pain That Maybe A Result Of Worsening Scoliosis?

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I use a cane more for balance but usually use my walker but I tend to be slightly hunched over when I use it so I use a transfer chair because the handles are higher so that I don’t hunch over as… read more

posted 3 days ago

Colostrum?

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Sally. Need an help?😀

posted 6 days ago

My Partner Was Given The Choice To Be Administered X-Geva Or Zometa For Bone Strengthening. Any Good Or Bad Input, For Either?

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Thank you for your input. Interesting about Tums, will look that up.

posted 5 days ago
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