I came off Letrozole four months ago due to the aggressive side effects. I took the drug for only two months. Most of the side effects have resolved or become manageable. However, I have developed trigger thumb and loss of fine motor skills in both hands. As a designer who requires the use of her hands to earn money, I am absolutely devastated. Being creative defines who I am, so this is causing huge psychological damage too. Does anyone have any experience of this? I do around 30 minutes of stretching exercises each day, but to no avail. Is there any specific exercise worth trying? And, in a broader sense, does anyone know if treatment is available to help resolve this, or might I just have to learn to accept it?
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Finished chemo, surgery and radiotherapy. Now on dose 10 of 17 Herceptin. I recently had a fall and am not managing to cope with the resultant injury. Based on years of experience, I know that one deep tissue massage would resolve it. Problem is that I'm not eligible for treatment due to Covid. I wonder how long it takes for the immunosuppressed period to pass after an injection of Herceptin? Given the extent of the problems arising from my musculoskeletal injury, I am considering postponing the next Herceptin injection in order to restore my immune system. Obviously this is something I will discuss with my oncology team, but I wonder if anyone can offer any feedback in the meantime - I'd be really grateful.
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