I'm wondering if anyone else is having any physical problems after theit treatment?
I don't know if I had any underlying elements before I started my treatment, but I was a courier, so doing between 20-30 thousand steps a day. 10 months after I had my last treatment, I'm stuggling to walk for 5 minutes. I had a tumor removed from the base of my tounge and right tonsil, had cancer in my right lymoh nodes. I received 35 doses on my right check and neck, 7 weeks of Chemo. I got small blood clots in my arms from the Chemo.
I struggle to breath, have blood oxygen levels that drop to under 80% at night, sore right jaw, sore right neck, my right shoulder doesn't move properly, still have trouble swallowing where food/drink goes into my lungs.
I'm not really getting any real answeres. I've been told a small part of my left lung base is collapsed, my left diaphragm doesn't work properly, I have emphysema, asthma, I have a lazy heart valve, CAC in a pulmanry artery, and who knows what else. But none of these are bad enough to cause my breathing problems.
Hi David, so sorry you are still having bad side affects after 10 months. Have you rung the cancer council for advice? That’s all I can suggest really. It’s not good when no one gives you any answers 🤦🏻♀️. 💕 Linda
Hi Linda, thank you. I have stoken to cancer victoria nurses, I have used the counsellers. Yes they help you get things off your chest, but carn't help when it comes to people not doing their job. I had a CT scan of my neck/Jaw, even my GP couldn't work out what it ment? So I'm lucky that I have contacts at Peter Mac, they have made a appointment for me next week for them to investergate it. Which they have always been there when it comes to anything to do with my head and neck.
So I don't know if there is anywhere for me to go? Or just wait and hope something will turn up one day.
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