Apr 05, 2013 - 12:31 am
I haven't been on the board for awile, but wanted to stop by and ask a question. I was diagnosed with stage 1C ovarian a year ago, had a complete hysterectomy, oopherectomy, omenectomy, and the removal of several lymph nodes (not sure how many). I went through 8 rounds of taxol/carboplatin (once every three weeks) and finished my chemo a year ago in February. I have had 2 flare ups in this past year of swelling in my legs and very painful knee joints. This just happened again out of the blue a couple of weeks ago toward the end of my work day, I could barely walk to my car my legs were so painful. I can tell I have fluid build up in my ankles and knees. I am wondering if there are others that have finished treatment and have dealt with this and if so, what did you do about it. What kind of doctor did you see to get some help. I went to an orthopedic doctor the last time this happened and got a cortisone shot, which did help to clear up some of the pain I was having. I'd appreciate some feedback. Thanks!