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LillianG's Avatar
Yesterday 23:37
BCG side effects No, I never had a stiff neck or headache. My symptoms were mainly flu-like symptoms: chills, very low-grade fever (99-100), aches, and fatigue. I also had bladder spasms and some joint pain (reactive arthritis). All of the symptoms except the joint...
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Yesterday 23:10
scared and need support Kendra, I'm 47 and an R.N. I was just dx myself about 3 1/2 weeks ago.....like you I felt like I had a bomb strapped to my chest. As time goes by you wil begin to process your thoughts and work through the disease process....it's ok to talk about it and...
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27 Sep 2016 21:00
Not diagnosed for almost a year. John McC, I just want to thank you for sharing your story. I too went to my primary care physician January of 2016 because I had some bright red blood a few times when urinating. She did a urinalysis in the office and a pap smear, both of which were negative....
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25 Sep 2016 18:12
BCG Treatments - Is this common? Jack - Thank you for taking the time and writing this all! I plan on doing all of this first thing tomorrow when I get the doctor on the phone.
John McC's Avatar
25 Sep 2016 10:41
Newly diagnoised with questions. Thank you everyone for the information. I have an appointment with Hopkins. I'll keep looking at the site (and contribute information when I can) and I will certainly keep you updated on my own story.
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22 Sep 2016 12:36
Question about pathology Thank you so much Sara Anne! I see him tomorrow. I have severe endometriosis and was misdiagnosed for years while the disease was causing havoc inside me. Glueing everything together. They thought I could possibly have endo in my bladder, ureter or...
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21 Sep 2016 05:52
My mom Can u tell me how long the chemo last when he would do it is it long day thing like the carbo or just a couple of hours and how often did he get it please? Thank you
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