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PET/CT Wednesday

Forums General Melanoma Community PET/CT Wednesday

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    Everymoment
    Participant

      Hi,

      So I met with my local oncologist and she scheduled the PET scan for this Wednesday. She wasn't too concerned that I just became anemic within the last 30 days which I see as a huge red flag just in general. The fact that I've never been anemic and now all of a sudden I'm anemic with all these other issues. Anyway, only 1 more day of waiting to get scanned and then a couple more days of waiting for results. Send some happy thoughts please!

      Isabell

      Hi,

      So I met with my local oncologist and she scheduled the PET scan for this Wednesday. She wasn't too concerned that I just became anemic within the last 30 days which I see as a huge red flag just in general. The fact that I've never been anemic and now all of a sudden I'm anemic with all these other issues. Anyway, only 1 more day of waiting to get scanned and then a couple more days of waiting for results. Send some happy thoughts please!

      Isabell

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        BrianP
        Participant

          Thoughts and prayers coming your way Isabell.

          BrianP
          Participant

            Thoughts and prayers coming your way Isabell.

            BrianP
            Participant

              Thoughts and prayers coming your way Isabell.

              Everymoment
              Participant

                Thank you:-) I'm sending positive vibes to myself also! Ha ha! 

                hbecker
                Participant

                  Isabell, those good vibes you send yourself are probably the most important ones!! But I'll send you a whole lot too.

                  Best —

                  Hazel

                  JerryfromFauq
                  Participant

                    Your anemia didn't sound too bad.  I think you said in chat that your Hemocrit was a little low and something else a little low, but that the RBC and Hemoglobin counts were within normal range (wish mine were!). My Hemoglobin dropped to 7.5 suddenly last year and the RBC dropped below 2.0 and the WBC also dropped very low.  (A hemoglobin of 8 or lower is criteria for a RBC transfusion.)  I read that chicken livers have more iron than calves liver per unit weight, so have I have been eating a couple a day to try to keep my counts up. My chemo is known for causing low counts and chronic fatigue.  I hate being out of energy most of the time.  Hopefully you are not too symtomatic in this area.  At least I don't have young kids to have to run after.  (Wish more of my grandkids were closer!)

                    JerryfromFauq
                    Participant

                      Your anemia didn't sound too bad.  I think you said in chat that your Hemocrit was a little low and something else a little low, but that the RBC and Hemoglobin counts were within normal range (wish mine were!). My Hemoglobin dropped to 7.5 suddenly last year and the RBC dropped below 2.0 and the WBC also dropped very low.  (A hemoglobin of 8 or lower is criteria for a RBC transfusion.)  I read that chicken livers have more iron than calves liver per unit weight, so have I have been eating a couple a day to try to keep my counts up. My chemo is known for causing low counts and chronic fatigue.  I hate being out of energy most of the time.  Hopefully you are not too symtomatic in this area.  At least I don't have young kids to have to run after.  (Wish more of my grandkids were closer!)

                      JerryfromFauq
                      Participant

                        Your anemia didn't sound too bad.  I think you said in chat that your Hemocrit was a little low and something else a little low, but that the RBC and Hemoglobin counts were within normal range (wish mine were!). My Hemoglobin dropped to 7.5 suddenly last year and the RBC dropped below 2.0 and the WBC also dropped very low.  (A hemoglobin of 8 or lower is criteria for a RBC transfusion.)  I read that chicken livers have more iron than calves liver per unit weight, so have I have been eating a couple a day to try to keep my counts up. My chemo is known for causing low counts and chronic fatigue.  I hate being out of energy most of the time.  Hopefully you are not too symtomatic in this area.  At least I don't have young kids to have to run after.  (Wish more of my grandkids were closer!)

                        DEK
                        Participant

                          Day at a time Isabell

                          Enjoy NOW .it will  not effect tomorrow

                           I Send all positive thoughts from the UK

                          To you x

                          Everymoment
                          Participant

                            I'm starting to wonder if the 40+ tubes of blood they have taken from me over the past month has something to do with why I'm slightly anemic. It makes you wonder! Today my energy is good but I nervous about tomorrow. Not nervous to do it but nervous to get the results. 

                            Everymoment
                            Participant

                              Thank you for the good thoughts Hazel:-) 

                              Everymoment
                              Participant

                                Thank you for thoughts from the UK:-) 

                                  Everymoment
                                  Participant

                                    Thank you:-) I'm sending positive vibes to myself also! Ha ha! 

                                    Everymoment
                                    Participant

                                      Thank you:-) I'm sending positive vibes to myself also! Ha ha! 

                                    Everymoment
                                    Participant

                                      I think my nerves are shot today!!!!!!

                                      casagrayson
                                      Participant

                                        Hang in there!  heart

                                        hbecker
                                        Participant

                                          Isabell, those good vibes you send yourself are probably the most important ones!! But I'll send you a whole lot too.

                                          Best —

                                          Hazel

                                          hbecker
                                          Participant

                                            Isabell, those good vibes you send yourself are probably the most important ones!! But I'll send you a whole lot too.

                                            Best —

                                            Hazel

                                            DEK
                                            Participant

                                              Day at a time Isabell

                                              Enjoy NOW .it will  not effect tomorrow

                                               I Send all positive thoughts from the UK

                                              To you x

                                              DEK
                                              Participant

                                                Day at a time Isabell

                                                Enjoy NOW .it will  not effect tomorrow

                                                 I Send all positive thoughts from the UK

                                                To you x

                                                Everymoment
                                                Participant

                                                  Thank you for the good thoughts Hazel:-) 

                                                  Everymoment
                                                  Participant

                                                    Thank you for the good thoughts Hazel:-) 

                                                    Everymoment
                                                    Participant

                                                      I'm starting to wonder if the 40+ tubes of blood they have taken from me over the past month has something to do with why I'm slightly anemic. It makes you wonder! Today my energy is good but I nervous about tomorrow. Not nervous to do it but nervous to get the results. 

                                                      Everymoment
                                                      Participant

                                                        I'm starting to wonder if the 40+ tubes of blood they have taken from me over the past month has something to do with why I'm slightly anemic. It makes you wonder! Today my energy is good but I nervous about tomorrow. Not nervous to do it but nervous to get the results. 

                                                        Everymoment
                                                        Participant

                                                          Thank you for thoughts from the UK:-) 

                                                          Everymoment
                                                          Participant

                                                            Thank you for thoughts from the UK:-) 

                                                            Everymoment
                                                            Participant

                                                              I think my nerves are shot today!!!!!!

                                                              Everymoment
                                                              Participant

                                                                I think my nerves are shot today!!!!!!

                                                                casagrayson
                                                                Participant

                                                                  Hang in there!  heart

                                                                  casagrayson
                                                                  Participant

                                                                    Hang in there!  heart

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