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swallowing semen from a chemo patient

A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Tough one: Your question is very valid but I am not sure it can be answered without knowing more about the situation. We do see patients whose general condition ... Read More
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Dr. Aurea Tomeski
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple myeloma: I am sorry. If he is end stage, I would agree with his oncologist. It seems to me that he is really seriously ill. Chemotherapy will not do him any be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
CHECK FIRST: In general oral chemotherapy pills should not be crushed, chewed or opened. The best approach is to ask your oncologist regarding that specific pill, ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: I don't know of any oral chemotherapy for which crushing the pill or capsule is problematic. A more specific question would yield a more specific answ ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
FLU SHOT: Yes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Helpful: Maxalon (aka reglan) increases the rate of emptying of the stomach. It can be useful in helping decrease nausea and/or vomiting due to chemotherapy. O ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Mucositis: Chemotherapy is designed to affect rapidly growing cancer cells. Unfortunately the lining of the digestive tract grows very quickly too. Depending on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat dysfunction: If the radiation was to the neck then it is common to develop late swallowing difficulties as the throat muscles fibrose or stop working. Dryness fro ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly.: Chemotherapy does reduce sperm counts so conception might take longer, and some chemo drugs have higher chance of causing infertility, but post-chemo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Complex: Yes you're looking we can be cured her we need to have specific diagnosis and treatment questions to your Oncology doctor
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes for Venous Acces: Most chemo is given via the veins of your arms but it can cause quite a bit of burning pain. Moreover the veins tend to close down(thrombosed) ,so you ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends where loc: These nodules are quite small.Anything less than 5mm is too small to biopsy. You did not indicate their location? If these nodules are in the liver, ... Read More

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