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side effects with iv chemo?

carolyn17603
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Joined: Sep 2008

i had a molar pregnancy in 1998. I recieved iv chemo therapy and Im wondering what loyeng term side effects come from it? For example my hair falls out (not much but more then average) and im always tired. I can wake up and be tired 3-4 hours later. I am cancer free for 10 years now so I have no idea what type of dr you go to. I did hear with radiation chemo you have to wait 5 years before donating blood but with iv chemo you can not donate blood ever. Can someone help me here? Maybe if you had iv chemo if you can tell me if you had side effects after completion of iv therapy?

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