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Methotrexate chemotherapy side effects. Cns lymphoma, large diffuse B cell tumour on the brain. Is confusion, restlessness and aggression post chemo normal?.
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I have looked through the usual side effects and there is no mention of your Dad's symptoms, but if he has a mass on his brain I believe that could cause the symptoms. It does sound as though your Dad is in the best place whilst he is being treated; hospitals don't like keeping people in any longer than necessary.
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You might find it useful to also join the group "Carers only" where you will get advice and support from other carers.
I hope your father responds well to the chemo and that you soon see again the Dad that you know and love.
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