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Chemotherapy

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Black gums

Lizs90
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Hi just wondering if anyone having chemo is getting black gums i noticed this whilst brushing my teeth not brushing them hard either didnt know if this was a common side effect ? 

Many thanks  

Lizzie :) 
KTatHome
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Hi , I was wondering how you’re getting along. I saw that suggested you speak to your oncologist about your gums and was just wondering how you were. I haven’t had chemo myself or the side effect you’ve described, but it sounds like your having a tough time at the moment. 

KT 

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Lizs90
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Hi sorry just saw your reply yeah im getting side effects now lost all my hair i knew it would happen but still a shock starting to grow back last scan showed it stable so hopefully it stays thatway for now ..

Lizzie :)