Hi ladies, wonder if you can help. I have had a nasty cold coming on since late Wednesday. Been monitoring my temp and its been going up steadily since then. Have my 3rd chemo on Monday and went for my blood yesterday. Mentioned to the doc that I was feeling unwell and she said that so long as blood were ok chemo would go ahead. This morning my temp was 37.5 and I rang the unit for advice. Doc said that my blood had been ok and that I shouldn't worry unless my temp went up to 38c and that I should turn up for chemo as planned. My temp has since gone up to 37.7 and I still feel rough, sore throat, runny nose, aches etc. I cant see me sitting thru 6 hrs of chemo if I feel like this..I've been told I can take a lemsip as long as I take my temp beforehand and its not 38x. Thing is if my temp is going up surely taking lemsip will mask it and when it wears off out child be even higher. I don't want to keep bothering the unit but I don't know what to do. Surely out would've been better if the doc had just given me anti biotics yesterday just to be safe than sorry. I'm scared that I'm going to get really I'll as my immune system is compromised and I really don't want to have to postpone chemo. Please help!! Lisa xx
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