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Question about blood in stool during chemo

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allackey
Posts: 19
Joined: Oct 2009

Can you have blood in your stool during chemo? At round 5 of 8. Taking Oxy/Xeloda/Avastin. Really scared about this.

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angelsbaby
Posts: 1157
Joined: May 2008

Your dr about that it could be important.

michelle

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dianetavegia
Posts: 1953
Joined: Mar 2009

One of our members had her colon rupture while taking Avastin. She was told it was a possible side effect of the drug. I'd insist it be checked!

earied
Posts: 22
Joined: Aug 2009

Tell you doctor, they may lower your chemo dose. I had it also right before I was admitted for dehydration and when they started me back on chemo they lowered the dose.

Ann

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