Carer chemotherapy exposure

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Carer chemotherapy exposure

Hi  my mum looked after my Aunty for 4.5months while my Aunty had chemotherapy treatment for ovarian cancer. During that time my mum said she was exposured to the bodily fluids when she cleaned (basins, toilet, shower, linen, clothing etc) and looked after my Aunty. My mum is home now but her energy level is very low. I am concerned her fatigue maybe related to the chemo exposure. Can anyone give advice on the long term side effects of secondary  chemotherapy please.

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Re: Carer chemotherapy exposure

I don’t know the answer to your question, but perhaps you should try phoning the helpline. 

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Pity your mum wasn't warned. We were warned and took extra precautions. There is a chance you mum is just exhausted emotional and physically. Hopefully the oncologist can give you more information.
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