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Does chemo causes backache?

Does chemo causes backache?

Perphaps : Depends on agent; more commonly, WBC stimulants (neulasta/ neupogen) more likey to cause back pain. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Why does chemo (cancer) cause vomiting?

Why does chemo (cancer) cause vomiting?

Chemo side effects: Not all chemotherapy causes nausea and vomiting. Those that do , do via stimulation of the vomiting center in the brain. We fortunately have drugs capable of protecting that area and preventing vomiting but to be effective in preventing nausea/vomiting, must be given at least 30 minutes before one receives chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Why does chemotherapy cause nausea and vomiting?

Why does chemotherapy cause nausea and vomiting?

It's a toxin: The brain has an area that triggers nausea and vomiting if something toxic gets in the body. This is what prevented early humans from dying after eating poisonous berries! chemotherapy triggers the same area of the brain, and the body tries to protect itself by vomiting. New anti-nausea drugs are so effective because they target the "vomit center" in the brain. ...Read more

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Why does pancreatic cancer cause back pain?

Why does pancreatic  cancer cause back pain?

Good: Question and has to do with retro peritoneal structures, that unlike those held by the omentum in front, these structures have nerves that send pain from back. ...Read more

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Why does pancreatic cancer cause nausea?

Why does pancreatic cancer cause nausea?

Many possible reason: Nausea is a non-specific symptom and can occur for many different reasons or diseases affecting the abdomen. It can originate in any part of the digestive tract. So you need to get a check up with your doctor and seek medical therapy. You may benefit from cusing anti nausea pills(there are several different ones that can help). Any liver dysfunction(this is common with pancreatic Cancer) can cause ...Read more

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Why does stomach cancer cause back pain?

Abdominal pain: It a very complicated issue, but a quick answer is either from mets in the abdomen or mets in the spine. You have to have your spine checked. ...Read more

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Why does pancreatic cancer cause vomiting?

Why does pancreatic cancer cause vomiting?

Variety: There are multiple potential reasons including causing obstruction of GI tract and/or bike duct, toxins from the cancer, and associated treatment side affects like nausea from chemotherapy. There are treatments available for the nausea based upon the cause, don't hesitate to talk to your oncologist. ...Read more

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Why does ovarian cancer cause heartburn?

Why does ovarian cancer cause heartburn?

Briefly: Unfortunately in advanced cases, masses or fluid can put pressure on the abdominal & pelvic cavity and also exert pressure on the stomach causing bloating, early satiety & reflux type symptoms. Rarely cancer can affect the stomach & ovaries at the same time. ...Read more

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Why does polio cause such pain?

Why does polio cause such pain?

Poliomyelitis: Acute poliovirus infection causing paralysis does not cause muscle pain but significant pain may occur with the post-polio syndrome which happens years after with deterioration of the nervous pathways to the muscles affected in acute disease. ...Read more

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How does esophageal cancer cause back pain?

Esophageal cancer: Can cause back pain particularly if the cancer has invaded through the wall of the esophagus into surrounding nerves or chest wall muscles or bone. This is an ominous sign and should be investigated right away. Spread to bones can also occur through the blood stream, and indicates metastatic disease and not just local spread. ...Read more

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Does metastic colon cancer cause vomitting and fever?

Does metastic colon cancer cause vomitting and fever?

Yes possible: but check with your doctor , fever and vomiting also due to simple treatable causes , virus infections etc , not necessarily due to metastatic colon cancer . Speak to your doctor , get hydrated ...Read more

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Why does back pain occur with pancreatic diseases?

Why does back pain occur with pancreatic diseases?

Pancreas: Is an organ that lies directly on the spine, closer to your mid back than to the front of abdomen. That is why inflammation of the pancreas or tumors of the pancreas commonly cause pain there. ...Read more

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Why does lamectal cause muscle pain?

?lamictal: Lamictal or lamotrigine is a very valuable drug for epilepsy and psychiatric applications, and typically has rather few adverse effects other than an occasional risk of a severe skin reaction in sensitive folks. It would be very unusual that Lamictal would promote muscle pain. Look for another cause. ...Read more

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Why does doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) cause nausea?

Why does doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) cause nausea?

CTZ: Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) is a chemotherapy drug. The chemical travels in the blood and irritates the chemoreceptor trigger zone (ctz) in the brain which leads to nausea. ...Read more

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Does bladder cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Does bladder cancer usually cause many symptoms?

Blood in urine: Any blood in the urine either microscopic or visible needs a urologic evaluation to rule out problems like bladder cancer, especially if you are a long term smoker....Smoking biggest risk factor for bladder cancer ! ...Read more

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Why does thunder now cause post-concussion headache & tender scalp for me? What does this mean?

Why does thunder now cause post-concussion headache & tender scalp for me? What does this mean?

Muscle contraction: Concussions often make people increasingly sensitive to sudden loud noised such as thunder. The thunder is making you anxious, triggering a muscle contraction heaache. ...Read more

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Why and how does metastatic cancer cause bowel obstruction?

Why and how does metastatic cancer cause bowel obstruction?

Grows into intestine: Metastatic cancers can spread to the intestine or the area right next to it. It can grow into the intestine and cause an obstruction, or it can cause scarring that twists the intestine can causes this problem. ...Read more

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Why does Taxol (paclitaxel) cause muscle and joint pain?

Why does Taxol (paclitaxel) cause muscle and joint pain?

It hurts all over: I work in palliative medicine, and I have seen patients w. Various types of pain when on chemo. Often, they are given opioids (morphine, etc.); some patients do better w. "adjuvant" pain medicines such as seizure meds & anti-depressants, even though they are not having seizures nor depressed--like a fibromyalgia patient! doses vary a lot; close followup w a palliative care doc is a must. ...Read more

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Does kidney cancer usually cause many symptoms?

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It depends: It depends on the extend of disease. Patients with kidney cancer can present with a range of symptoms; unfortunately, many patients are without symptoms until the disease is advanced.Clinical manifestation may include- blood in the urine, weakness, low grade fever, decreased apetite, abdominal /pelvic discomfort , etc. ...Read more

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Renal failiure does it cause 1 nausea and vomitting 2 causing dizziness?

Renal failiure does it cause 1 nausea and vomitting 2 causing dizziness?

Renal failure: Renal failure can cause nausea and vomiting because of increased waste products in the blood. It may also cause dizziness because of increased blood pressure which can accompany renal failure. ...Read more

Dr. Devon Webster
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Chemotherapy (Definition)

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Backaches (Definition)

Backaches = pain ...Read more