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What is the long term effect of using valcade?

What is the long term effect of using valcade?

Nerve damagae: The most common long term effect of velcade (bortezomib) treatment is damage to peripheral nerves, manifest as loss of sensation or pain, usually in the feet and hands. ...Read more

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I have lcdd and mm. I had done an autologous transplant 18 months ago and now I need to have valcade for 3-6 months. What are my chances of recovery?

I have lcdd and mm. I had done an autologous transplant 18 months ago and now I need to have valcade for 3-6 months. What are my chances of recovery?

I am not sure what: Lcdd is, but the fact that you are being recommended for further treatment 18 months after an autograft suggests the mm is progressing at least in terms of what can be measured in the laboratory. There are many post transplant treatment strategies in mm, but specifics relative to your personal prognosis can not be extrapolated from the information given. ...Read more

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Nose still split and sore. Treated with hydrogen peroxide and vacate in which cleared it up for only a few days. That treatment won't work any more.

Nose still split and sore. Treated with hydrogen peroxide and vacate in which cleared it up for only a few days. That treatment won't work any more.

Vestibulitis: It depends where your nose is sore, but if it is around the nostrils, you can get a low grade infection in the nostril entrance which causes redness, pain, splitting of the nasal skin, crusting and it can be stubborn. It often requires a topical antibiotic and sometimes oral antibiotic. The hydrogen peroxide may be too irritating and drying. Should see a doctor. ...Read more

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