Struggling with days 5 and 6

Started chemo on Tuesday 6th February. Also Zolodex plunged me into menopause but am finding today really hard going re mental state, feeling weak, hot and sweaty and dizzy. Don’t feel really ill, just odd and up and down. Anyone else struggling? Xx

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Newbie have you taken your temperature? Please ring your rapid response number and check with your team just to check all ok. I didn’t have a temperature but my wee was burning and it was an infection that needed antibiotics when I was on chemo and luckily I’d rung my rapid response just to check. Let us know how you get on :two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkles::sparkles:Shi xx

I don’t have a temperature. I did have a UTi but has Ben treated. Saw GPnon Fri and she confirmed all the swelling and inflammation is hormonal driven. X

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I have been given antibiotics for the UTI and took last one yesterday. It’s more the hot flushes and today just feeling really dazed and odd but have heard these days are the worst x

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I always rang my rapid response if something didn’t feel quite right just to check all was ok, they didn’t mind and were pleased I was being vigilant, but for me I always rang them during chemo it was like the bat phone that Batman had :+1: are you on a 21 day cycle? Do you know when your nadir phase is? Please just be extra vigilant when your in your nadir phase :heart::two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkles::sparkles:Shi xx

I have a bit of a sore throat and just feel rough. But temp is 37.2 and not sure am up to going to hospital as feel weak.x

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Be careful. When your neutropenic you don’t always get a very high temperature even though infection can be serious. If you feel dreadful then get seen, it’s a red flag for neutropenic sepsis

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Please ring your rapid response so they can make the call if they need you in or not :heart: everyone wants to battle on through chemo but you have to treat it with respect and. E vigilant and check everything out with your team, they want you safely through chemo as does everyone here in bcn forum :heart: please keep us posted :two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkles::sparkles:Shi xx

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Rang rapid response and went to an and e for 18 hours! White blood cell count bit low but neutrophils about ok. 2 I think. Horrific experience. Saw someone initially and had antibiotic then left for pretty much 12 hours as they couldn’t get a canula in to give me another and no dr to help xx

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I did call Shi. Hope you saw earlier message x

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Thanks Vibby, after 18 hours in an and e Inhace some antibiotics. Neutrophils we’re ok at 2 and white blood cells bit low but now have the antibiotics and am ok x

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:heart:newbie glad you got antibiotics sorry you had such awful experience but so glad you got checked out and got antibiotics :+1::+1::+1:thank you for updating us :heart::two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkles::sparkles:Shi xx

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