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Has anyone had neuropathy that’s worse a year after chemo treatment?

Has anyone had neuropathy that’s worse a year after chemo treatment?

Partway through my 12 Taxol treatments, I began having pins and needles in my hands and feet. Over the next 8 months or so, it spread down my fingers to my wrists. I took Gabapentin but that did nothing so the neurologist put me on alpha lipoic acid 600mg per day. It seemed to get better slightly over the next 6 months. In the last 6 weeks it has gotten SO much worse that my right hand and fingers hurt 24/7. If they’re not hurting, they’re numb.… read more

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A MyBCTeam Member said:

I would say it can take awhile to start feeling better from neuropathy. Each person is so different it seems, in how they respond to certain meds. I… read more

posted 3 months ago
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