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My wife has just had her 2nd chemo session for cancer and is

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My wife has just had her 2nd chemo session for cancer and is completely washed-out after the experience . She had 2 units of blood yesterday and now difficulty urinating ( just 4 smalls since 7pm last night . Is there something she can take to help , that will not clash with her medication ? Regards XXXXX XXXXX .
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

I am a cancer doctor.

Dr. David :

I am sorry about your wife's situation.

Dr. David :

what chemotherapy agents is she getting?

Dr. David :

what type of cancer does she have?

Dr. David :

is she drinking enough fluids?

JACUSTOMER-bweleok2- :

Rituximab , Doxoubicin , vincrishre? , ctclophosphamide ,

Dr. David :

sounds like she is battling a lymphoma.

JACUSTOMER-bweleok2- :

Lymp cancer and bone marrow and is drinking 2ltr of water per day .

Dr. David :

she needs to see a doctor right away about this difficulty in urinating.

Dr. David :

this could be due to a blockage of the kidneys from enlarged abdominal lymph nodes.

Dr. David :

it could be due to kidney failure.

Dr. David :

it could be due to cancer spread to the spinal cord causing spinal cord compression and neurogenic bladder dysfunction.

Dr. David :

there are many potential causes.

Dr. David :

she needs to be seen at the emergency room right away

Dr. David :

or call her cancer doctors right away.

Dr. David :

hello?

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do you have other questions?