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can you take chemo with a chest drain

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Clot at tip: A port is a device to give repeated chemo thru. It has a chamber under the skin and a catheter extending into a major vein. At times a clot forms a ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
12 years experience Internal Medicine
At your age : it's unlikely to be coronary heart disease unless you have a strong family history. its probably something benign but the only way to find out is to s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Respiratory Infectio: I understand your discomfort. Chest hurting when you take deep breath. Please se see your physician soon for possible respiratory tract infection and ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Silver
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See your doctor: You should be feeling some better, if not have doctor reevaluate. Good luck.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Urbanic
18 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not proven: There is a lack of scientific information on this. I would suggest discussing all your current medications and supplements with your oncologist to se ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sabel
29 years experience Surgical Oncology
Eat right: You should discuss this with your medical oncologist. It is important to eat right and exercise during chemotherapy, and you can often get everything ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your oncologist: Your best source of information is your treating oncologist. It looks like your cancer is far advanced...So you need to be in constant contact with yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
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Depends: It depends on the stage of the disease the survival for stage 4 limited.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
It is possible: For a significant period of time the standard approach was to treat for 4 months and stop, because studies showed that ongoing treatment was no better ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Shot?: There's an intramuscular anti-estrogen shot given monthly for er positive breast cancer called Fulvestrant (faslodex). Also, some patients on che ... Read More

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