Sep 01, 2005 - 10:24 pm
My dad has been living with MM for 4yrs. He had a stem cell transplant 3yrs ago which didnt take. He's been on thelidamid, steroids, chemo and other drugs. He is now in stage 4. Back in Nov his count was about 9000, now its 1700 and going up. My question is he has horrible shakes which make his teeth chatter (says the shakes come from the core of his body) that last for about 2hrs then he sleeps. Within 1hr after he stops shaking he runs a high temp about 102 - 103 for about 3hrs then all is normal again. When the fever breaks he sweats buckets for another 3hrs then it starts all over again. He has had every blood culture done and his doctor has no idea what this is. Has anyone else with MM gone through this? My mom and I are desparate for answers. Also, what are some of the symtoms one goes thru at the end of MM?