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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your doctor: Steroids are commonly used to treatvmultiplemyeloma. So these medicines are safe for short term use. if your doctor belives, it can help, I would go a ... Read More
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Steroid is treatment: Steroids are part of the standard treatment of myeloma. Usually the steroid (typically dexamethasone) is administered with another agent. It is usua ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: There are not a lot of people because this disease hits those over 60 more often but we have had patients in their 20's with multiple myeloma, a very ... Read More
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Dr. Sri Sundararaman
28 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: We evaluated this recently for a patient & there have been about a dozen case reports with women diagnosed during pregnancy and also getting pregnant ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
It is possible: Some forms of myeloma secrete a protein called a light chain that can invade organs like the heard or liver and cause it to function poorly. Most of t ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Myeloma: Myeloma can involve the heart directly or infiltrate it with amyloid like tissue. The chemotherapy for myeloma can damage the heart also.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Chemotherapy can do : If he is still taking his chemotherapy drugs they are prone to cause low hemoglobin and low counts and infections causing fever. If he is not taking c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Cancer: multiple myeloma is a malignacy of the plasma cells of the marrow. It presents with bone pain and lytic lesions usually diffusely invoving the spine. ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need mor einfo: Myeloma has many treatment variations. Most younger patients(such as you) are treated with chemotherapy followed by bone marrow transplant(autologous ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
? Relationship.: Thalidomide has neurological side effects but is not commonly thought to cause seizures. In fact, early studies suggested thalidomide might have anti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: The average age at diagnosis is 65 to 70 years for myeloma. Diagnosis below that is possible and if you have it you have it.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
More than: 2 decades.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Complex: Too complex to answer definitively in 400 characters. 1) country differences depends on different forms of "fda" & often cost/value calculations in ot ... Read More
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