Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Chemo toxic

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Chemo is best: With metastatic disease in the liver and peritoneum there really are not other options besides chemo. There are however many types of chemo, some less ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not sure: Perhaps an echocardiogram has been requested. Can you provide more information?
Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Blood counts: Medical oncologists often check blood counts (CBC) in the few months after chemotherapy to make sure they are recovering appropriately. Women who had ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Possible: Chemotherapy is a broad term for a large number of drugs used alone or in combination. Also the doses vary depending upon the disease. The are also va ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not likely: Chemotherapy can come out in the sweat glands but this only occurs for about 24-48 hours. Also if you have pets who drink out of the toilet, it is a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raja Mudad
32 years experience Medical Oncology
None proven: Unfortunately, the only scientifically proven treatment is chemotherapy. As much as we feel with patients regarding side effects, one should not opt f ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Pahnke
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: We look at each cancer's profile - estrogen / Progesterone /her-2 receptors as well as histology-size, grade , blood vessel invasioneg then the pa ... Read More
9
9 thanks
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Chemotherapy can cause lowering of the white blood cell count and place an individual at an increased risk of getting an infection. If that happens th ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: it depends on what kind of Cancer you have and what all has been done for you already. If the chemotherapy has been fully utilized, then it is good to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Not likely a problem: It has been used by some to decrease the metallic taste from some chemo agents on a very limited basis. There is minimal data thus far. Unlikely to i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Very small amounts: Chemotherapy is very rapidly metabolized in the body after being given. Some have half lifes measured in minutes and other in hours to days. That mean ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
24/7 visits
$15 per month