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  • mascotty02 has replied to a post on the message board

    HI, sorry this is a little late in gettting back to you, hope everything goes well with the chemo, sorry you have had to hit these forums but everyone is great on here and Macmillan pages.  I had heartburn bad when I had chemo and as you say the Zantac and others didnt touch the sides (No pun intended) besy you speak to your cancer nurse and she will get you a prescription for something that works, cant rememb...

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      in response to this report, and rumours about these E-cigarettes being banned, please provide 100% prroof why this should be, I know a lot of people who have smoked for years and have chosen these and have given up smoking, they feel no ill affects from these and feel great not only health wise they are also in pocket due to the price of cigarettes, is this ban being promoted by the government due to the lack of sale...

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        hi,  operation cmpketd chemo completed....1 year on, I feel so tired all the time, feeling drained and ache all over nearly 24/7, have cramps in muscles and body in parts where I never thought I would get cramp and finaly my joints continuos to ache, need to get back to my old self, tryuied to go to the gym but joints ache to much, doc says 'side effects' from chemo...endocrinologist doesnt seem to say a lot c...

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        • mascotty02 has replied to a post on the message board

          hey nosepress, your quote:- "YOu should really go get that checked i was swollen but i had alot of back pain still do.. but i had testicular cancer that spread to my stomac.. 7 pound tumor when tghey actully started to listen to me. when ur a young male tellin them your in pain you usally get shafted.. " you are right in a way, I am waiting to go into remission with this testicular cancer hell and you do have...

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            Hey, go and have it checked out better be safe than sorry, if it is anything untoward  and they check early enough you should be ok, I have just completed chemotherapy and operations, getting there now but is a slow journey take care

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              Hey, Had my one blast of Carboplatin last friday evening, didnt seem to bad, I had gone into work on the Saturday morning, only 4 hours but then I got home and then it hit me, I felt ill and nausias and just had to get my head down and get into bed, felt the same until this morning (Tues), still feel shakey and weak but it is passing by little by litle, need to get some heartburn tablets from the gp a...

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                Hey have been given the option for carboplatin single treatment in the next 2 weeks, this was for stage 1 seminoma, am also on testosterone injection every 12 weeks, any advice on this as my other option was 3 days in hospital 2 weeks at home and so on for 6 weeks. I have opted for the carboplatin single treatment, has anyone had this or going through this at the moment, and may possibly what to expect, am a bi...

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                  Hey I have had both my testicle removed due to tumours two weeks ago and now waiting for results and scans to go ahead before deciding on radiotherapy, I have accepted the reason why they took them both away but due to the testosterone levels will be on drugs for the rest of my life, does anyone know regarding testicular transplants, I understand that this has been done several times with complete success, I am...

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                    hey guys Another one from the UK..Manchester...Had my right testicle removed due to a mass tumour on the 18th april still sore and uncomfortable, had my left one removed a few years ago but there was no follow up treatment required chemo/radiotherapy thank goodness and have an appointment on the 13th May with the oncology dept, is there not a schedule before this for scans so they can determine how much ch...

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                    About mascotty02

                    Patient
                    Testicular Cancer
                    Cancer Treatments, Chemotherapy, Clinical Trials and Research, Emotional Support, Lifestyle, After Treatment

                    hey, am living in Manchester, UK and recently diagnosed with testicular cancer and had removed my right one a week ago, was sudden and happened so quick. home now for another week and then back to work, I am still waiting to see what the treatment will be as have been told will be having radiotherapy or chemotherapy

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