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6th BCG Treatment - Completed

4 years 7 months ago #46222 by raider
Gina,

I can honestly say I'm glad to have the treatment, it has improved my symptoms greatly. Thanks for responding and continued good luck to you with your upcomng cystoscopy.

Mike

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4 years 7 months ago #46220 by gina
Hi Mike! I remember feeling similarly as I walked out after completing my 6th treatment...This round was much more difficult for me than it was 5 years ago when I was first diagnosed...Bleeding with sharp pains for 2-3 days afterwards, gave me just enough time to feel better for the next treatment...I was ready to quit all together after the 4th one...but I managed to keep going. My cysto is this thursday with another round to follow...not looking forward to it, but as I read here, there are many facing worse and I am just being a big baby...Thanks for sharing your experiences...

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4 years 7 months ago #46190 by raider
I had my last (6th) BCG treatment today for this first round, felt good to walk out the door knowing I have this round under my belt. Side effects on 5th instilment were worse than any other, I had a lot of fatigue and felt fuzzy in the head for most of the week. It may have been a combination of being sick as well with a head cold.

Looking forward to a cold beer or glass of wine this weekend, I chose to stay very healthy during treatment obstaining from alcohol, sweets, soda which I don't drink and anything with lots of sugar.

Looking forward to the upcoming scopes and biopsy to see where by bladder stands.

BGG 6 round graduate!!
Mike

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