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Week 2 after first ipi/nivo infusion.

Forums General Melanoma Community Week 2 after first ipi/nivo infusion.

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    Christinad
    Participant
    End of week two of after first infusion of ipi/nivo. Prior to starting this immunotherapy I had significant nausea and abdominal pain which were symptoms related to the cancer metastasis. As of Monday those symptoms were pretty much gone and each day is getting better including getting my appetite back. Still have bloating in my abdomen, but that too is getting better. No longer taking any anti nausea medicine. Saw my oncologist a few days ago and he said it’s very possible I am having an early response to the immunotherapy since my symptoms have improved significantly.  So I’m going with that and keeping my hopes high. Going to continue staying positive and optimistic :)

    also, so very mild side effects from the infusion.

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      ThinkingPositive
      Participant
      Cutaneous
      Hi Christinad,

      Great news that some symptoms resolved. I’m rooting for you that the combo does its job with minimal side effects.

      Cindy K

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        Christinad
        Participant
        Thank you, Cindy! I appreciate your kind words. I hope you are doing well :)

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      soonerjenn14
      Participant
      Hi Christina,

      Sorry I am late to the party, but I am recovering from a lymphadenectomy and excision of my tumor (yay!) under my left arm and it’s been hard to type. That is wonderful news! So glad to hear ipi/nivo seems to be working for you!! It’s awesome to hear it’s alleviating your previous symptoms. Keep thinking positive! :)

      Best wishes for continued good news!

      Jenn

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