Radiation treatments....

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  1. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Dr. Stratster

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    I'm scheduled for 5 on the back of my left 11th rib, had my first yesterday, only took 5 minutes....but this morning I feel TERRIBLE.....vomiting, pain in my abdomen......I think after today's treatment this morning at 945 eastern, I'm just spending the day in bed....
     
  2. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    Sorry to hear you feel so bad, hopefully it will go away quickly. How are the treatments spaced out?
     
  3. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Dr. Stratster

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    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and since it's Thanksgiving weekend here and Monday they are closed......Tuesday, Wednesday......

    Then infusion on Friday the 15th.....
     
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    Stormy Monday Blooze daddy Silver Member

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    hang tough
     
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    guitarchaeologist El Salado Guitartist Silver Member

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    I hope you feel better soon. Best of luck with the treatments.
     
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  6. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    Well, at least they will be out of the way fairly quickly then.
     
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    Good luck with that
     
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    Hope you get better soon. Don´t give up
     
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    They’re shooting you with a relativistic particle cannon to kill the parts of you that are holding you back. That’s quite an impact to the human body.

    My mother in law has recently undergone such treatments, and she now suffers from radiation-induced pneumonia. It’s a really tough treatment. I wish you strength.

    Get well soon! :thumb:
     
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    Hang in there, it will get better :)
     
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    Just think... being cytotoxic is a blessing in disguise. You can walk around the house at night and not even need a flashlight.
    The incredible hulk would be jealous.
    ;)

    Hang in there, it's ****e now, but in a month you'll be wondering what all the fuss was about.
     
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    Sorry you are not reacting well to the radiation! Hopefully, as weird as it sounds to say, you will acclimate to it and they won't all be as bad for you. Wishing you well man! Never stop fighting! You never realize how strong you are until you have to be and this is a prime example!
     
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    If it was easy everybody would do it .
     
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    Can they give you anti-nausea meds?
     
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    I had some for my throat. It was described as a sunburn from the inside out. 5 days on & 2 days off for 30 treatments.

    At the start I thought 2 days off, why not just blast it out of there. Towards the end ot came to me 2 days off gave a break with time to recover.

    Am wishing you the best of luck with treatment. Hang tough.
     
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    My brother is about 5.5 years past a huge brain tumor in the front left ..
    Soon after the wound healed they radiated him for 30 days straight. It was hard. He got sick. He is still here though ;)

    Best of luck GM !
     
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    Pulling for you.
     
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    Prayers sent your way Ryan.....
     
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    @Guitarmageddon - Wishing you strength and resilience through these treatments.

    I went through similar treatments (radiation 5 days/week for 7 weeks and 3 heavy doses of chemo spaced 2 weeks apart) 3+ years ago for a tumor at the base of my tongue.
     
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    Sorry to hear that Ryan, but glad you are going through with it despite how horrible it's making you feel.

    We are pulling for you!!!

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