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Managing Nausea and Multiple Myeloma

Managing Nausea and Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is cancer that forms in plasma cells (a type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system). Treatment for multiple myeloma is the most common cause of nausea and vomiting. After taking medication or undergoing...
Posted 02/22/2022

Weight Changes and Myeloma

Weight Changes and Myeloma

For many people diagnosed with multiple myeloma, weight loss was one of the first signs that something was wrong. Weight loss is among the most common symptoms of all types of blood cancer, including myeloma. People undergoing treatment for...
Posted 01/10/2022

Breathing Problems and Multiple Myeloma

Breathing Problems and Multiple Myeloma

Shortness of breath, also called dyspnea, is a common symptom of multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that forms in blood cells.Feeling like you can’t catch your breath — or, in severe cases, feeling like you can’t breathe at all — can be extremely...
Posted 01/03/2022

Dizziness and Multiple Myeloma

Dizziness and Multiple Myeloma

People living with multiple myeloma often experience dizziness. For some MyMyelomaTeam members, this feeling was among the earliest symptoms they experienced. “One of my first symptoms was dizziness,” wrote one member. “That, plus being tired, was...
Posted 12/27/2021

MGUS and Peripheral Neuropathy

MGUS and Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) — weakness, numbness, or pain related to nerve damage — is a common symptom of clonal plasma disorders. Some people with PN experience it as pain, numbness, weakness, or a pins-and-needles sensation. One clonal plasma...
Posted 11/01/2021

Fatigue, Bruising, and Telehealth: Dr. Kalaycio Answers Your Top Myeloma Questions

Fatigue, Bruising, and Telehealth: Dr. Kalaycio Answers Your Top Myeloma Questions

Living with myeloma can mean navigating through plenty of unanswered questions involving the condition. You may be curious about how you can manage fatigue, why you experience bruising, or the best way to navigate a telehealth appointment with...
Posted 10/18/2021

Back Pain and Myeloma

Back Pain and Myeloma

Back pain is a common and challenging symptom of myeloma and is often one of the first symptoms that people notice before being diagnosed. More than 1,200 members of MyMyelomaTeam report back pain as a top symptom. What Does Back Pain in Myeloma...
Posted 10/04/2021

Itchy Skin and Multiple Myeloma

Itchy Skin and Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that happens when lymphocytes (white blood cells) called plasma B cells begin to grow quickly and uncontrollably. Treatments for multiple myeloma can cause many skin-related symptoms, including rashes,...
Posted 09/20/2021

Fainting and Multiple Myeloma

Fainting and Multiple Myeloma

Fainting, or syncope, is not one of the most common symptoms of multiple myeloma. However, there are a few medical reasons why a person living with myeloma might faint. Fainting can be scary and potentially lead to injuries. It’s important to...
Posted 09/07/2021

Constipation and Multiple Myeloma

Constipation and Multiple Myeloma

Some people with multiple myeloma experience constipation. Multiple myeloma is a type of bone marrow cancer, but a small portion of people with this cancer also experience gastrointestinal (GI) involvement, leading to symptoms such as diarrhea,...
Posted 07/29/2021
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