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Old 11-26-2012, 10:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Donna, I just posted on FB that my prayers are with you and that I hope you are feeling better soon.

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Old 11-26-2012, 11:37 PM   #12 (permalink)
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What you've been going through fo rso long. How strong you are...Keep at those doctors and nurses,make them listen and never let them tell you it's all in your head...
It's so hard to get them to listen,I know I went through it from both sides, being a nurse and a patient,you;d think they'd listen to me...not a chance...

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Old 11-27-2012, 04:58 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Praying for you Donna!
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:24 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Susan, I went in for my Avastin (part of bc treatment) and was fortunate to get a nurse who the doctors respect. She listened to me and went to work finding out what was going on. Got my transfusion, but sad to say this morning my lips and face are the same color again. She (nurse) told me I will probably be getting more blood Monday when I go in for my usual three week treatment. I just hope it's a quick fix they will find through my extra blood work they are doing. It is really concerning me.
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:43 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Praying for you! hope all goes well!
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:56 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Donna, I hope that you're feeling this morning. Sending prayers that they monitor you closer in the future.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:10 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Donna - I'm sorry that it didn't do the trick already. I hope they find out what's up and yes, a quick fix. Sending prayers.

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Old 11-27-2012, 11:31 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I am sorry to read this Donna, but I am sending you tones of possitive vibes, energy and prayers that they find out the cause and fix it soon (hugs)

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Old 11-27-2012, 02:17 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Donna, have you asked your doctor about drugs called ESA's? They are drugs that stimulate red blood cell production. Common ones are Procrit and Epogen. This type of therapy might be helpful for you.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:40 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Bless you Donna. I am hoping that helps you feel better. A GREAT nurse no doubt. I have lots of nurses in my family. They are wonderful people.

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