In June I began Taxol/Herceptin combo. He wasn't concerned and said that bloating on carbo/taxol is common. Tax ID Number: 13-1788491. Some people describe it more as a symptom as a feeling of indigestion or a tight abdomen, and some people define it more as a sign that they can visually see that their belly is distended or their clothes look too tight around the middle. I'm halfway through my chemo treatment (done 3 of 6), and I'm having terrible bloating. Abdominal bloating occurs when the abdomen fills with air or gas. Other causes might include surgery, infection, poor nutrition, tumor growth, … Swelling or angioedema may also occur with hives as part of an allergic reaction. I get Dex8 as a premed with every treatment and was told that is what is making me bloat,however I noticed that it usually only occurs after my Herceptin.Drinking plenty of water helps however be careful not to drink to much or make sure you are drinking orange juice too because to much water can lower your potasium level. Edema is swelling caused by the abnormal buildup of fluid in the body. Of course, it slipped my mind to mention it to the ONC yesterday. Oh well, just another day of lovely side effects~! I didn't have any problems with bloating with either A/C or Taxol. Swelling or edema is a build-up of fluid in the tissues. I'm old (65) but have no white naturally - genetic on Daddy's side of the family LOL. You look young yourself. I was...mind you it is growing back with a mind of it's own though. Apparently somehow during my runs I bruise it 'good'. I wish you well as you continue your treatments, the worst parts are over and the best is yet to be. Then I have Herceptin every 3rd week until June of 2012. Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Excessive belching or flatus, accompanied by bloating, pain or swelling of the abdomen (distention), can occasionally interfere with daily activities or cause embarrassment. Swollen legs and ankles may be a result of a benign cause or a potentially life-threatening condition. It must be absolutely wonderful to see your hair growing back. When edema occurs in the abdomen, doctors call it Hang in there, it sounds like you might be close to being done. The American Cancer Society couldn’t do what we do without the support of our partners. Other causes might include surgery, infection, poor nutrition, tumor growth, or a blockage. After the A/C treatment the next day I would have to have a shot called Neulasta to help boost my blood counts. I try and not post very much regarding my, Lisa, Deb18 and Fighting for 5 .... Never give up, or. Share on Facebook. I also find my teeth hurt after the blood boost shots and have had increasing acid reflux lately. I have spoken with my onc and she rushes me or blows me off and says to wait til the Taxol is completed. Talk to your doctor to learn more about this if you are prescribed diuretics for swelling or edema. THANK YOU!! Accessed at www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/palliative.pdf on September 19, 2019. He says it is because of the Taxotere, so be glad you are not on that one. This can be caused by retaining salt and water because of certain medicines. Be sure and post so we can all celebrate with you! You may have swelling in your tummy and you may feel full quickly when you eat. I can't wait for mine to start coming in again. I started chemo weighing 102lbs now im 112lbs. I too have been havind acid reflux. swelling in your hands and arms. 2019;57(2):311-318. ALWAYS needed!! Honestly, I'm surprised they haven't come off yet. In addition I did have diarrhea for a couple days after T/H. Weigh the patient every 1 to 2 days on the same scale, at the same time of day. Actually I would have had problems with my finger nails if I hadn't used Nail Envy. Copyright 2000-2019 © Cancer Survivors Network, Okay .. I don't believe I will have the hormone therapy. Research. The clinical management of abdominal ascites, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and hepatorenal syndrome: are view of current guidelines and recommendations. Chemotherapy-related, or cancer swelling: Some chemotherapy drugs can cause fluid retention in the body. It took me about a week to recover from an A/C treatment. Cancer and its treatment may cause swelling which also can be called edema or ascites, depending on the area affected. Thank you for your post. Like I said, the chemo helped so your bloating might get a little easier soon. That will be an AWESOME day! 2016;28(3):e10–e18. My stomach (the top part) would protude and feel very hard. Sometimes a catheter (tube) is placed and left in the belly, allowing fluid to drain out as needed. Diuretics are often called water pills. Is this common? A US doctor answered Learn more. Before next A/C I showed it DR T and he wanted to know what I kicked. So, be patient with yourself, but do your best to eat or at the very least drink a carnation breakfast shake or something like that. Will it go away? Several factors can cause water or fluid retention in the body, of which a few are discussed in this article, along with the treatment and prevention of this condition. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find it here. I started chemo weighing 102lbs now im 112lbs. All so you can live longer — and better. 0 thank. 2 more of this combo and she may be seeing my rear end as it leaves her and her nasty front office manager for good. We are working closely with our technical teams to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. It can make the belly hard and swollen (distended). The circulatory system carries blood through the body.Edema is most common in the feet and legs. Your eye is swollen shut... that must be painful and adding insult to injury. I wish you well. How about you? This is called lymphedema. Sometimes the fluid also pushes on lungs which can cause difficulty breathing. Has anyone felt light headed at times? What does it take to outsmart cancer? I'm 1 1/2 yrs out of last Rad so 'anything' that comes up I call my PC PA as she never blows me off and 'things' get checked out ASAP. I'm hopeful Herceptin is no big deal and that my heart holds up. I also lost my hair on the A/C. Chronic or severe diarrhea can increase a patient's risk of developing symptoms of dehydration, such as increased thirst, fatigue or dizziness. Help make it a reality. But these signs and symptoms usually don't point to a serious underlying condition and are often reduced with simple lifestyle changes. I'm SO tired of her giving me 3-5 SECONDS only to bill my insurance sky high and leave me feeling like my issues do NOT matter. You may find it difficult to get comfortable when lying down, and find it uncomfortable to lie on your side. Has anyone else experienced this? Common causes of swollen ankles, feet and legs. will probably refer you to someone. Most of us have experienced the feeling of being bloated, when your tummy is stretched, puffy and uncomfortable. However I do have to admit a week after finishing chemo, it all went away. I pray that the rest of your treatment goes smoothly. Had to laugh about toe nails turning color. You are your own best ADVOCATE .. tired, sluggish, ready to throw in the towel .. Don't ... get mad, and get even..!! Avoid using salt in cooking, and don’t eat foods that are very high in sodium (check food labels). swelling in your face or abdomen. Twitter. Currently I am done. Im sure you already … Have you talked to your PC DR as the Chemo Dr is not listening to you? European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. That will be 5x a week for 5/12 weeks. This … Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. It lasted all day Saturday and today I feel fine. Did you try a warm compress on it, by any chance? We couldn’t do what we do without our volunteers and donors. So having to watch what I eat as well. Am wondering if certain things e.g. I tried at home, but it came out like my skin color. Bloating is sporadic, usually triggered by diet or lifestyle, and can be remedied without a trip to the doctor -- though the kidneys do play an important role. Hi...I am currently getting Taxol and Herceptin, Taxol weekly and Herceptin every 3 weeks I have had 7 taxol and 3 herceptins, 5 Taxol to go. Version 2.2019. See a GP if it does not get better in a few days. a little while after she finishes the treatments. Hard to believe in March when I started my first A/C it seemed FOREVER before I would get this far out. It can also be a sign of heart, liver, or kidney damage or failure. I am also bloated in the stomach. The fluid collects under the skin within the tissues that are outside of the circulatory system. You feel bloated a lot. Hello there, For any ladies who had cisplatin & radio treatment, did you suffer from major puffy face after and if so, how long to it take to go back to back to normal? I will start F/A/C combo on October 18th 4 treatments.I have done very well on the Taxol & Herceptin so far but the F/A/C im worried about.What kind of side effects did you experience while on A/C? I didn't take while on the T/H because I compleletly forgot about it. The abdomen may also feel hard or … Chemo may of sucked the life out of you .. but, you will preserver -- you can get there to the finish line .. baby steps ..,.. Fluid builds up in the abdominal cavity. I will have radiation probably October/November. I'm still very worried. I'm having Carbo and Caelyx. I've never had such bloating in my stomach and I swear I look pregnant... and I know I'm not. Keep a list of weights and dates. She also suggested that I insist that the doctor take the time to address all my side efforts ... and offer me alternatives ..medication, anything. It can also be a sign of heart, liver, or kidney damage or failure. I have two Taxol/herceptin combos left. Cisplatin can cause more side effects than Carboplatin. I am not sure if you can take this while on T/H but I do know that activated charcoal helps with bloating and gas. the 12 weeklky Taxol was a whole other story - i was completely and utterly EXHAUSTED and could not sleep without pills the entire time - existed on either the couch in front of the TV or in bed. Thanks for the tip on the activated charcoal. I was very happy when chemo ended. Hi Has anyone experienced bloating/ swelling in the abdominal area when getting chemo? However, I have watched my thumbs both turn a shade of purple/pink at the bottom of the nail and I do have the ridges. I too only had 4 of the A/C treatments. Swelling that happens because lymph nodes are blocked or removed causes lymph flow to be impaired. I started A/C in March and it ended in June. It's all the time, and nothing I have tried is helping. It is a vascular reaction that causes an increased ability for fluid in the cells to "leak" into the layers of the skin, resulting in swelling. 2 days after 2nd A/C I drove my first Powder Puff Mud Bog (Got 2nd). With the A/C I had fatigued from day 2-4. I hate it. Notice: Users may be experiencing issues with displaying some pages on stanfordhealthcare.org. Hi Tina and WTBWS, I'm sorry to hear of your pain and discomfort Tina. You can help reduce your risk of cancer by making healthy choices like eating right, staying active and not smoking. Whether you want to learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side effects, or have questions about health insurance, we’re here to help. I have not noticed any abdominal swelling, and I am very cognizant of my girth, since that was one of the very few symptoms I experienced, pre-diagnosis. Find Support Programs and Services in Your Area, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks, Common Questions About the COVID-19 Outbreak, Feet and lower legs get larger (swell), usually when you sit in a chair, stand, or walk, Large, puffy, hard, or blown-up abdomen (belly). Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Depending on the cause, this symptom can come on suddenly or gradually. I was switched to Taxol -- balance of my chemo cocktail was Carboplatin and Herceptin. This form of cancer swelling is most noticeable in the feet, ankles, hands, and face. -Bloating-Acid reflux & Hiccups -Bright red skin.. looked sunburnt lol-Sleeping issues. I was on the same shedule in the same months as you last year. Hi Tina and WTBWS, I'm sorry. My ankles and wrists swelled when I was doing this chemo, but everything will be o.k. Affected patients can also experience nausea; vomiting; decreased appetite; weight loss or abdominal bloating, cramping or pain. Swelling in the ankles, feet and legs is often caused by a build-up of fluid in these areas, called oedema. gave me something for it and I'm not even sure it is working. Taxol/Harceptin combo has been SO easy compared to the A/C treatments. I am on the TCH combo. I had a treatment of Tuesday and Friday I got bone pain and numbness on my left side only even my lips and tongue felt numb. Congrats on being done with the chemo!! Taxotere is known to retain fluid, so that could account for the bloatedness your Mum is feeling. This can be caused by retaining salt and water because of certain medicines. A paracentesis gives temporary relief that may last days or weeks, but fluid often comes back. I wrote down everything else on my, reminder, sheet. I did take L-Glutamine that is supposed to help the lining of the stomach but I don't think it did much, maybe once I was done with chemo. On a side note, the Taxol/Herceptin combo is not nearly as bad as the A/C combo. Right before I started chemo I researched on the Internet about the long term effects it would have on my body. Do not allow anyone to brush you off .. especially if you are having a side effort from chemo infusions -- THEY ARE REAL!!!!!! I have noticed a lot of swelling and bloating in my stomach. This may cause the area to appear larger or swollen. Chemo and radiation have been known to prevent the small intestine from producing enough of the body’s required enzyme lactase, which can lead to bloating, gassiness, cramping or diarrhea when foods with lactose are eaten. I do at times, but it isn't consistent. If your onc thinks the swelling is caused by the Cisplatin, then you might ask if you can switch to Carboplatin instead. 2019;doi:https://doi-org.proxy.lib.ohio-state.edu/10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.5409. Has anyone lost any toe nails or finger nails from Taxol?? Don’t add salt, soy sauce, or monosodium glutamate when cooking or preparing food. LOL I can't wait to NOT wear any head covering outside of the house. 3 doctors agree. That is me in the picture,It was taken in April a month before my diagnoses,which was stage 2 invasive HER2+ ER+ PR+ I am 38 years old. Thank you Susan. Swelling in the ankles, feet or legs often goes away on its own. I have three more treatments to go, then on to rads, with Herceptin until July 2012. It can be something that has recently appeared or a sym… Cancer Information, Answers, and Hope. Edema, a condition in which fluid builds up in your body’s tissues, may be caused by some types of chemotherapy, certain cancers, and conditions not related to cancer. I had a double mastectomy in February and started chemo in March. I hope your eye gets better soon. I have one more T/H combo next week. I'm grateful for your encouraging words. Also, my MO suggested Claritan and a Tylenol prior to the shot to help with the discomfort. Didn't have Herceptin as I'm HER2 Negative but am on Femara for ER+. At 1 time my Oncologists PA -- tested me for 'GOUT'. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. But diuretics can have possible dangerous side effects. Learn more about these partnerships and how you too can join us in our mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Our team of expert journalists brings you all angles of the cancer story – from breaking news and survivor stories to in-depth insights into cutting-edge research. My hair is gone. The content on this site is for informational purposes only. Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in your body's tissues. Yep, idiots. My onc. UGH!! Will you have to do ant hormone therapy after the chemo? I hope so and hope this helps. Ascites is excess fluid buildup in the belly (abdomen) because of pressure from tumors. That night I had a had a big 'black' area on big toe. Not a good look for me. Hadn't heard of that before. I will start rads in October I believe. Water retention or bloating is the condition characterized by the accumulation of excess water within the tissues, which causes swelling of the entire or some specific parts of the body. Bloating accompanied by fever, pain, and tenderness in the pelvic area, plus a vaginal discharge, is very suggestive of PID. I did find pickles to be a good thing to help stimulate my taste buds. My hair has even started to grow back. It was quite miraculous, it was like I never had a stomach problem. Just started the last week. © 2021 American Cancer Society, Inc. All rights reserved. JAMA Oncology. If the meds aren't working ask if there is anything different you can try. For reprint requests, please see our Content Usage Policy. I see the MO again tomorrow and WILL make her sit with me this time and take time. Learn to read food labels and talk with the cancer care team about how to keep intake of sodium down. Gradalski, T.  A clinical note: Edema of advanced cancer: prevalence, etiology, and conservative management. The bloating, the gas and the acid reflux cleared up very quickly. Since this was my first chemo combo it was expected. I know I still have Herceptin until next year, but man it feels great to hit one hurdle after another. This isn't a common problem for people with oesophageal cancer. Abdominal bloating and swelling is described in many different ways. I have not had any naulasta shots yet so far my blood counts have been good.I have found that eating eggs peanut butter and orange juice every day really help with energy.Thank you for the advice. The abdominal discomfort could be from adhesions after … It was not until my 2nd ER visit that I demanded, yes, demanded that he be called in. After a 2 a.m. call down to ER, to view me in full chemo mode side efforts -- did he start to listen to me .. Now, my 3rd ER visit == and my husband pressure to call him in yet again, did my Oncologist take what I said -- seriously. I'm not really sure what SE's are from what, but I am looking forward to getting the TCH treatments over in October, and hope most side effects will go away. Every since her AMAZING PA left her office she has been short, curt and impatient. Sometimes chemotherapy or surgery might help manage ascites. It’s also important to follow recommended screening guidelines, which can help detect certain cancers early. You look SO young. National Comprehensive Cancer Network. I have to say, for me, it was the worst. I did 3 toe nails ...ridges on each and finger nails took about 8 months to clear up .. after chemo stopped. Swelling or edema is a build-up of fluid in the tissues. Posts: 345 Joined: May 2011: Sep 11, 2011 - 3:04 pm. Neulasta was not bad either for me - all it did was put me to sleep 2 hrs almost to the minute after injection for 2 hours. Bloating may be caused by other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome and pre-menstrual syndrome, but if it is persistent and doesn't come and go it should be checked out. We can even find you a free ride to treatment or a free place to stay when treatment is far from home. Email . More often, a procedure is done to drain the fluid, called a paracentesis. What I wanted to eat after one treatment i didn't want at all after the next. Use of this online service is subject to the disclaimer and the terms and conditions. Imagine a world free from cancer. If your feet or legs are swollen, rest in bed with them up on 2 pillows. My Oncologist whom is very well known at UCLA, Published and Teaches brushed me off like a pair of old filthy dirty socks. Hair - on A/C I lost 'head' hair, about 1/2 of lashes and brows - on Taxol ALL hair left. I have a question. I have 2 more Taxol/Herceptin combos, but will then remain on Herceptin until June 2012. They say it's a side effect of Taxol. I didn't have this, but, wanted to say that I hope you get better and that I will praying for you. I have another one on the 21st and so far all is good. lol. Abdominal bloating occurs when the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is filled with air or gas. If you have one or more of these symptoms, be sure to check with your doctor right away, especially if you’re short of breath, the swelling seems to move up your arms or legs, it built up really quickly, or your hands or feet feel cold to the touch. In fact, she was the individual who suggested that I have my Oncologist called in to ER .. which of course, I did. So when I say I had just about every side effort know to mankind (my symptoms off 'Bell Standard Charts) -- I mean I had everything ... Drippy water eyes, my nose dripped uncontrollably for 7 months -- I am sure people that did know my circumstances -- that I was a 'coke head'. Hi everyone. Swelling or edema. Thank you!! I haven't experienced it. I get Dex8 as a premed with every treatment and was told that is what is making me bloat,however I noticed that it usually only occurs after my Herceptin.Drinking plenty of water helps however be careful not to drink to much or make sure you are drinking orange juice too because to much water can lower your potasium level. For me A/C was not bad at all - just a tired on days 2 - 4 which resting took care of and basically that was it - never stopped me from doing anything I wanted to do. I pray your treatments go smooth and are easy to manage. They also gave me a "moon face" appearance. During chemo one afternoon, I ate TEN chicken wings, plus veggie sticks and fries. I have white hair growing (genetic on my mom's side). Bloating is usually nothing to worry about, but in some cases it can be a sign of ovarian cancer, bowel obstruction, liver disease, and other conditions. Remember - your experiences are yours and yours alone - just as each of us has our own experiences which are not exactly the same as anyone else's. I'm hopeful those aren't too bad and don't cause too much fatigue. Actinomycosis is a rare and potentially severe long-term bacterial infection that causes swelling and abscesses in the soft tissues of the body. You might find it harder to move around and may get breathless, even when you are lying down. It will be 5 days a week for 5 1/2 weeks. I have lost my appetite pretty much as well. I haven't been on here nor posted in awhile. If you have any of these symptoms, tell your doctor or nurse. Who knew my shin would be labeled "medium blonde".. LOL. Thank you Vicki Sam for sharing about your bloody nose. You and I will be on Herceptin for almost the same length of time. The bone pain you get from the shot lasts a few days and is painful, but bareable after awhile. I hadn't seen anyone else mention it and thought it was just me. It can also occur in the hands, arms, face, and abdomen. I haven't lost any of those yet. I found very little encouraging news and scared myself quite a bit. NOW that sounds like an absolute blast!! Celebrate every moment, it is one more step to the new you. Get rid of bloating by cutting out fizzy drinks and foods that cause wind. Fatigue, digestion issues, could be triggring it? Im sure you already knew that since you have been through the A/C treatments. I am HER2+ as well (honestly not sure what the ER and PR is... ugh - or maybe knew at one time and drawing a blank now... lol). Is this picture of you? Unfortunately I was only able to prove this as of last week by not taking the tablets which is almost a shame as ive got my last proposed chemo next week (pending good scan results).. sods law I … A swollen tummy can be very uncomfortable but a doctor can drain the fluid to make you more comfortable. What is your diagnosis? Available Every Minute of Every Day. Patients with ascites may also have nausea, vomiting, and fatigue. I haven't yet called my PC DR, but will do so if the MO doesn't do anything tomorrow when I go in for chemo. Cancer.org is provided courtesy of the Leo and Gloria Rosen family. A single hospice cross-sectional study. Close. American Cancer Society medical information is copyrighted material. Ask all the questios but there is no one answer to what each body will experience. WAHOO!! Some medications, like diuretics, can help edema. I haven't noticed it lately. Since I haven't been on in awhile, maybe someone else has posted this question... or may have some info. Cancer and its treatment may cause swelling which also can be called edema or ascites, depending on the area affected. I carried pept bismal and immodium with me all the time. Marinos P, Sarnowski A,  Moore A. Sit down to eat and exercise regularly. I hope the rest of your treatment goes well,I will keep you in my prayers. They stimulate your kidneys to remove sodium and water from your body, so you'll urinate more often and get rid of extra fluid. A Verified Doctor answered. If you continue to have problems post chemo then your Onc. Not sure when I can color it, but man does it need it. Read more about managing your gas and bloating during cancer treatment, with helpful eating suggestions such as avoiding broccoli. Finished Taxol Jan 28, 2010 finially had enough hair back that scalp showed some color ovr it in May 2010. The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team. Good times... :). Sometimes to the Oncs don't pay much attention to this because there isn't much they can do and they are just trying to get you through the chemo. It often happens after a big weekend or over a festive season. I've had my fourth chemo and my stomach is getting quite bloated and uncomfortable after eating in particular. You feel a shortness of breath, particularly when you lay down. lol. 0. Congrats to you Lisa on almost finishing T/H! Taxotere instead of Taxol. At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. I will have to check it out. did I mention my swollen ankles, feet and hands -- which all lasted months .. and I mean months after my last chemo treatment ..8 to 12 months to be exact. LOL Hopefully it will be trainable when it gets to an inch. Most people describe bloating as feeling full, tight, or swollen in the abdomen. Of course, my number one fear is that the cancer is back :-( I'm on my third round of chemo (taking it in two days). Your such a blessing especially on a day when it may be tough. My eye is nearly swollen shut, oozy, crusty and sore. That shot hurt. Maybe I shouldn't jinx myself since I have chemo tomorrow. You can ask your Onc. Gupta A, Sedhom R, Beg MS. Ascites or fluid in the belly, in patients with cancer. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition. For gentler dairy choices, consider probiotic-rich foods that improve digestion, such as unsweetened yogurt and kefir, with fresh fruit or nuts added for flavor and texture. Thank you for your post and I pray for smooth roads ahead for you! Thank God!! I also have a temporary colostomy so think it might be to do with that as the stoma seems swollen as well. Become a volunteer, make a tax-deductible donation, or participate in a fundraising event to help us save lives. 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