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how long does it take to rebuild the immune system after chemo

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Talk w/ nutritonist: Not all noni juice formulations are the same. Before having your son consume any, i would bring in the bottle to your next visit to have your oncologi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Fruits/veggies: Eat healthy which means low fat diet but it should be well balanced between carbs and proteins.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Health: Proper diet and exercise are good ways.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Some types of chemotherapy wipe out cancer cells and immune cells at the same time rendering the individual susceptible to infections for the 3 weeks ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Lowers WBC counts: Chemotherapy slows down the production of white blood cells (WBC) for a few days which makes patient susceptible to catch infection. This effect on bl ... Read More
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Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Stay happy & eating : Exercise, good food, positive thinking can all help with increased immunity and getting better with the prescribed chemotherapy. You have to believe t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
It's Tough: The essentials are a good diet rich in proteins, and some luck. Some chemo therapies really cause profound decreases in the white blood cells and this ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Usually not, but...: Long term side effects of chemotherapy can involve many organ systems in the body. Typically, long term affects on the immune system are not one of th ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
May be possible: What is APS?? Please do not use abbreviations....they mean different things to different people....they are not standardized at all. If you need to as ... Read More
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Intensive care: I assume he must be in intensive care and he is probably getting a lot of supportive care such as IV fluids, antibiotics, etc. My best wishes for him, ... Read More

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