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Forum: Cancer Pain

  1. Stopping Fentynol cold turkey

    I was prescribed 50mg of a fentynol patch for pain I was having In my back and chest from radiation for lung cancer. I've been off radiation for...

    Started by Ohiosteve, 07-31-2014 04:14 AM
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  2. Irregular bowel movements

    My dad just finished radiotherapy, 10 sessions for his brain metastases. His bowel movements are every 3 days, we gave him a laxative today just so...

    Started by purpleyam, 08-20-2011 05:23 AM
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  3. Dexamethasone (Decadron) - advice?

    There is the possibility my husband has mets to the brain. Dexamethasone has been recommended, to aid in the resulting confusion and general...

    Started by Spouse, 06-11-2014 04:32 AM
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    07-02-2014 06:37 PM Go to last post
  4. Daily Chemo Pill ~ Pazopanib

    I am due to start a new chemo regimen next month. I have endured 6 different chemo drugs. I am apparently becoming resistant to everything as they...

    Started by melodyrose, 05-18-2014 09:45 PM
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  5. my husband can't eat

    my husband was doing ok with the radiation until last week they gave him a week break but he is having problems eating her has pain in his throat bad...

    Started by susan92084, 07-18-2010 03:34 AM
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  6. Question Steroids for pain relief

    My son found profound pain relief from his bone pain on Thursday when he was administered his first ABVD Treatment. Today, he says the pain is...

    Started by Mamma, 08-13-2013 11:36 PM
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  7. Post Hormone Combo Reduces Pain, Opioid Dose in Intractable Pain (Medscape Article)

    Note:This article may require registration to read. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/822093?src=rss

    Started by FeatherBoy, 03-19-2014 05:24 PM
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  8. Fentora Alternative?

    Hello Everyone, I just joined this group with hopes of finding an alternative to the pain medication, Fentora. Fentora's made to treat cancer pain...

    Started by Quadzilla, 01-12-2014 09:39 PM
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    02-16-2014 12:33 PM Go to last post
  9. Neulasta Pain versus Neupogen Pain

    Well I finally got my disgnosis (Carcinoma of Unknown Primary) and they started me on my chemo treatment last Wednesday along with giving me a shot...

    Started by BeanDip, 03-27-2013 04:36 AM
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    09-22-2013 07:07 AM Go to last post
  10. My wife is in constant pain

    I'm back with her in the hospital again. She needed to use the bathroom, but she couldn't even sit up without being in crippling pain. Is this normal...

    Started by Dres, 09-13-2013 07:53 AM
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    09-14-2013 12:50 AM Go to last post
  11. Question Thermal or Cold Ablation of Bone Lesions

    My son has had terrible pain for awhile, until Chemo started on Thursday. Then we saw a miraculous change, and he was much more comfortable. While at...

    Started by Mamma, 08-10-2013 09:47 PM
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  12. Hey! im new and i have a question that i am concerned with

    Hey everyone i am 15 years old and i have type 1 diabetes, i have been experiencing weird eye twitches they do not happen often only when i am at...

    Started by DanJurg, 02-03-2011 02:48 AM
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  13. Anyone have experience with an intrathecal pain pump?

    My almost 23-year-old brother has germ cell cancer with mets in his spine, pelvis, hip, back, lung, and liver. He has a lot of pain down his leg and...

    Started by big sis, 05-08-2013 11:02 AM
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  14. Doctor is expert in Palliative care - should we be worried?

    My husband's in a very good clinic, with a team for everything. The pain has been a problem - hydromorph and oxycodone only helped a bit - the doctor...

    Started by sdrutledge, 01-18-2013 08:26 PM
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    05-05-2013 03:16 AM Go to last post
  15. why is the radiation not helping???

    my mom was put on 10 days of radiation to help with the bone mets to help her pain and it isn't helping one bit! Anyone else have the same...

    Started by mmr5065, 10-02-2012 01:39 PM
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    05-05-2013 03:03 AM Go to last post
  16. Pain ...

    Firstly I would like to tell you ,,Hi''. My name is Asia ,I'm from Poland and sorry for my English (I still learning). I don't know where I should...

    Started by Asia, 04-01-2012 12:21 PM
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    02-15-2013 07:08 AM Go to last post
  17. Nervous and Waiting

    I am 61 y/o and 10 1/2 years into full menopause. I am scheduled next week for a complete mammo and an ultrasound of my right underarm. I have been...

    Started by retirednhappy, 12-08-2012 06:40 PM
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  18. Alternative to Morhine?

    My father recently was diagnosed as terminally ill. he initally had stomach cancer, though an opeeration to remove his stomach was sucessful. ...

    Started by heidrek, 10-02-2009 12:03 AM
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  19. Pain after Biopsy

    Now, I know you're all going to think I'm a complete wuss but trust me, the pain is real. A couple of days after I was told I had lung cancer, I had...

    Started by Crystalflute, 05-25-2012 02:57 PM
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    10-17-2012 06:12 AM Go to last post
  20. Oxycodone 30 help anyone else?

    What pain medication do you feel works the best im currently on oxycodone HCL 30 MG and it helps alot is anyone else on the same thing or is there...

    Started by 69eaglefan, 07-30-2012 06:19 PM
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  21. Thumbs up Methoxetamine for terminally ill

    Hi, I didnt know where to post this but I think its ok place for such information. If you're or have a relative who is terminally ill, there is a...

    Started by mighthelp, 04-09-2012 04:00 PM
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    06-03-2012 07:19 AM Go to last post
  22. Bone pain in lower leg?

    My mom finished her treatment of PCI to the brain after going through chemo and radiation for her limited SCLC in which all the screens came back...

    Started by amandamac, 11-18-2011 04:39 PM
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    05-10-2012 10:20 PM Go to last post
  23. Research study for people with advanced cancer

    I am an RN and Phd student at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing. Along with my adviser Christine Miaskowski RN, PhD,...

    Started by stephiegw, 02-22-2010 10:41 PM
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    05-02-2012 01:40 PM Go to last post
  24. Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care

    "Landmark Studies on the effectiveness of chiropractic - link removed, violation of site policy.  Australian research shows it helps low back...

    Started by williamcj67, 03-15-2012 02:38 PM
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  25. Worried about back pain.

    Im 23 going to be 24 on 11/14. I have been smoking since I was 18. Somedays rather heavily. Just Monday i started experiencing weird flashes of...

    Started by Jamie1114, 10-28-2009 09:45 PM
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    03-31-2012 04:59 AM Go to last post
  26. musculoskeletal pain/injuries

    Three months since an initial round of chemo and radiation for cervical cancer, and I've been having significant muscle and joint pain, weakness and...

    Started by OTT, 03-04-2012 09:35 PM
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    03-18-2012 02:11 PM Go to last post
  27. Exclamation Can't Bite

    My son can't bite down. He says it makes his mouth hurt- I said the entire jaw/mouth area kinda burns. I am struggling to find different things...

    Started by JsMom, 02-19-2012 02:49 PM
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    02-28-2012 05:20 PM Go to last post
  28. Is it chemo related??

    Brief history, Back in January, my friend had colon resection removing 18in of bowel, no bag was needed. He was up and going and out of the...

    Started by hanginon, 07-23-2011 12:34 PM
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    02-28-2012 02:53 PM Go to last post
  29. Thumbs up Back Pain

    Please view my site..8-) Link deleted. Please read rules for new posters and comply. (http://www.backtolifevideo.com)

    Started by backpain, 02-21-2012 07:25 AM
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  30. Wanting to wish everyone on this Forum a Merry Christmas

    To everyone who is on theis forum,i just want to say i have been on here for months now,and even know i lost my father in June of this year to...

    Started by hoots, 12-20-2011 09:06 PM
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  31. I'm pretty sure it's cancer

    Hey guys! 20 year old male here. I don't currently have insurance but at this point i'm ready to just foot the bill and go to the hospital because...

    Started by theEnd, 05-08-2011 05:26 PM
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  32. Worried about amount of meds he's taking.

    My fiance was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in his knee almost 2 years ago (when he was 20). It has now spread to his lungs, back, lymphnodes, abdomin...

    Started by goldylocks, 05-06-2009 10:16 PM
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  33. Pain from Chemo?

    Background I am currently undergoing chemo for Stage IIIC colon cancer. I had 8 treatments spaced out once a day every two weeks. They then...

    Started by jcondit, 10-01-2009 05:27 PM
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  34. seroma is driving me nuts

    im 3 weeks post op and have already been drained 3 times was told i would need to attend seroma cliinic twice a week as im producing alot of fluid,i...

    Started by yellowrose, 09-08-2011 09:45 AM
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  35. Tight throats?

    Hi guys, I've been having this "tight throat" sensation for a few days. It started off in my chest area feeling like vomit was coming up but my...

    Started by Clarousel, 08-18-2011 03:30 PM
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    08-22-2011 05:14 AM Go to last post
  36. Question Foods for radiation patients

    [Also posted in the Lung Cancer Forum] Hello all, As some of you know my dear friend is undergoing radiation right now (as well as chemo) and...

    Started by AFriend6, 07-11-2011 10:03 PM
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  37. Help. Afraid and want to help my mom. New behaviors-stage 4 lung cancer

    My mom was diagnosed w/ stage 4 NSCLC 5 months ago. Pain has been managed by meds up to date. Terrible week with throwing up brown stuff and...

    Started by TPres, 07-31-2011 08:55 PM
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  38. Pain from Neupogen shots

    Has anyone had to take these shots and if so did your oncologist get upset when you had to take your pain meds every 4 hours or so because your bones...

    Started by Boldelly, 02-10-2007 09:24 PM
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    07-30-2011 02:53 PM Go to last post
  39. how to administer medical marijuana

    My mother is 78 years old and is having severe cancer pain in her back and sides. The pain pills are not helping much. She has a very aggressive...

    Started by richxyz, 01-21-2010 04:40 PM
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    07-27-2011 08:52 PM Go to last post
  40. ovarain cancer pain?

    anyone with any advice? really cant find painkillers that are working for me :(

    Started by uniqueblondiee, 02-07-2011 08:57 PM
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  41. lacking enzmyes to metabolize...

    Does anyone have experience with the chemo drug metabolizing much to slowly or not at all creating a toxic effect in the body? The drug I'm on now is...

    Started by Chemo, 06-30-2011 12:25 PM
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  42. Pain from radiation?

    I was diagnosed with Small Cell Cervical Cancer in February and after a radical hysterectomy in March, I started chemo at the end of March and was...

    Started by mmoore89, 06-26-2011 02:37 AM
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    06-26-2011 01:16 PM Go to last post
  43. What happens during a skin cancer screening?

    I signed up for a free skin cancer screening at my local clinic. I'm curious if anybody knows what is a skin cancer screening? Do they just look at...

    Started by Prisca Lyndi, 06-14-2011 05:59 AM
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  44. Unhappy Pain

    :cry: I wrote this on the Leukemia Forum. But everything hurts so bad and I just need help!!! How do I get rid of all this pain!! My back and sides...

    Started by HeavenShania, 04-15-2011 03:51 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  45. Has anyone tried Reikki?

    My mom is stage IV Lung Cancer that has metastisized to her femur resulting in a full out break in which she had surgery to install a titanium rod...

    Started by Suzieqro, 03-15-2011 04:43 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-17-2011 07:18 PM Go to last post
  46. my ribs are killing me

    My ribs hurt for no reason, and just all of a sudden. My parents think its because of smoking. I honestly dont know why. It has been happening for...

    Started by omgosh, 09-14-2007 11:41 AM
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  47. Day to Day Aches/Soreness?

    Do you guys do anything or take anything to help deal with the day to day aches & soreness throughout your body? Some days I'll wake up feeling OK...

    Started by DietrichS, 01-09-2009 07:24 PM
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    01-14-2011 10:18 PM Go to last post
  48. Liver Cancer Pain - What to Do/Take

    I am a hemophiliac who got Hepatitis C and Cirrhosis, then Primary liver cancer through bad blood products. I have constant pain and nausea. Because...

    Started by ect1222t, 03-24-2010 08:49 AM
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    12-11-2010 06:46 PM Go to last post
  49. Hi all! I'm new here!

    Hi all, my name is Francesco. I'm italian , so my english is so and so. Days ago they diagnosed me neoplasia in my pharynx with extension to...

    Started by strong fighter, 09-11-2006 09:45 AM
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    10-13-2010 02:26 PM Go to last post
  50. Pain from Zometa or CHOP

    I have an unusual form of lymphoma located in my bones --- not my lymph nodes. (Non-hodgekins anaplastic large cell lymphoma involving T-cells.) ...

    Started by Barbara B., 04-19-2010 01:11 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-14-2010 09:55 AM Go to last post


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