Jul 13, 2009 - 2:14 pm
My last ABVD treatment for Hodgkins Lymphoma was in November of 2007 and I have been in remission since (hopefully still am). I didn't get sick much at all in 2008 but this year, I seem to be getting more colds and infections than normal. In January I had pneumonia and a sinus infection, in May I had a bad cold with a cough, and again, the end of June I got a bad head cold that seems to be lingering. Could this be related to the effects on my immune system from the chemo or God forbid, could it possibly be the signs of a relapse? I'm due to see my oncologist mid August for my 3 month checkup. I don't have a fever or feel sick otherwise and don't want to panic unnecessarily. Has anyone else had more colds/infections even as late as 1 1/2 after being treated?