Chemotherapy

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red wine and chemo

weedingle
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Is it ok to drink a glass of wine with dinner? l'm in my 12th day of 1st cycle and feel ok and could murder a glass of wine!!

Twirly
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My chemo nurse said alcohol's fine if you fancy it! In Dr. Priestman's book "Coping with chemotherapy" he says that except in rare circumstances, having a glass of wine or a pint of beer will not do any harm at all.

So enjoy yourself!

KateG
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They say, 'everything in moderation'... so go for it! Why deprive yourself?

KateG

jazzcatx2
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I was told by my chemo nurse not to have alcohol for about 48 hrs afternchemo then it was fine to have the odd drink xx

 

weedingle
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Many thanks for your replies, l enjoyed my 2 glasses of wine very much and felt fine! It did help as l had lost my hair that day and shaved it that night so l feel l deserved the luxury x