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Yes it is significant weight loss, it can cause harm to the body organs by putting them under stress specially kidneys, lungs and heart. They become weak and loose function.
we do ? He's and 3 cycles of chemo
so far and the main issue is appetite loas and therefore he has lost weight .
Thank you for your reply,
We suggest appetite stimulants like mosegor, using medicine like Zantac to help reduce the chance of stomach ulcers and given entiemetic medicine all these can promote appetite and help to gain weight.
I hope this helps.
Ok ok we will try . The oncologist was nt very concerned as said that happens but I think it's a lot
what b made of this cea-
65 before chemo
80 after round 1
55 after round 2
In chemo patient is suppose to loose weight but 1 stone is too much as it causes weakness of heart, lungs and kidneys making them prone to damage.
Ok what can these cea numbers mean as we are thinking if to stop it-
before chemo cea 65
after round 1 cea 80
aftee round 2 cea 55
Thank you for your reply.
The normal range is 0 to 2.5 micrograms per liter (mcg/L). In smokers, the normal range is 0 to 5 mcg/L.
Anything more than this means active disease.