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I had chemo for breast cancer in 1997 aged 36 and like the other ladies my experience was 2 periods then didly squat thereafter. Chemically induced articficial menopause is horrible, as there is no gradual slope into it - its the black run!!As I couldn't have HRT, I was given by my oncologist a drug called Provera - a progesterone. I took it for 5 years to ease the symptoms... I took it alongside Tamoxifen.Hope this is helpfulLorna x
thanks for contacting me. Its nice to know people care enough to reply to your posts even if they cant offer any advice on what to do. Its seems like the doctors dont think its really important whenever I have spoken about the hot flushes. I have now started getting prickly heat which I have never had before, its been horrible in the hot weather and have had to stay indoors all the time. Next time I am at the hospital, I will try to make them understand just how distressing this is and I wont leave until they listen to me.Thanks again and I hope they find something to help both of us very soon.Love Sharon x.
Ive just turned 49 and have gone through the same as yourself with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, I went into remission in January of this year. I have been experiencing the same, hot flushes and restless sleep. I have been trying to just get on with it but its getting worse and im also experiencing painful joints so im off the the doctors to see if theres anything that can be done to help. I know ive probably not helped but i wanted you to know your not on your own.
Love Mechelle x
I am 33 And 5 months past my chemo treatment rchop for non Hodgkins lymphoma. I had a couple of menopausal symptoms during treatment and now in last week or so get to g hot flushes at night. I had another ultrasvan 3 months ago with all clear. I will go and see my doctor for blood test. I was fortunate to have ivf just before .y treatment which resulted in several embyos. Still bit scary these hot flushes but reading your posts feel some reassurance
Hi Sharon. The very same happened to me. My consultant told me I was going I to early menopause due to the treatment killing my ovaries. I’m now 12 months respite. I’ve tried HRT but it didn’t suit me so I’m going it alone and just embracing it lol. Good luck with your rehabilitation.
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