I've read some things on here since I know we are supposed to search first, but didn't find a similar case.
Mark said he's been having trouble swallowing the last couple/three days. He had infusion today so this would have popped up 10 days after the last infusion completed. He takes protonics typically but forgot today. When he first started chemo they had him on Prilosec but pulled that when he started the protonics. Perhaps they are the same.
Could it be due to a cold as well? The family has had a low grade cold the past week which was worst in our 3 year old. Nasal congestion, sore throat from dry mouth because of stuffed nose.
My sister and I have trouble swallowing and the docs say that is typically related to acid reflux. I'm hoping that is all this is and can be fixed with med adjustment. Mark is going to call his oncologist tomorrow to be safe, but was hoping y'all could shed some light.
Also, been wondering why 5FU needs to go over 46 hours. Anyone know? Is this the most effective? What is the mechanism of 5FU?
DH (age 41) diag Stage IV mets to peritoneum - July 2012 (undetectable on CT PET or MRI)
Folfox 7 & Avastin started July 2012 CEA, CA 19-9 not indicators
HIPEC surgery 1/18/13
Folfiri/Erbitux - March 2013
Lots of prayers.