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Once diagnosed with breast cancer, are you more susceptible to getting sick? (ie colds, ear infections, bronchitis)

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Learning About Breast Cancer about 7 years
 
  • Myles Digby Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    No. If you have chemotherapy or radiation for breast cancer, those treatments can potentially weaken your immune system. But breast cancer itself will not cause you to get sick more easily.
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    • Nikol Vega Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Good thanks!!

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  • Israel Lopez Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yes, because your defens are low
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    • Nikol Vega Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      That explains the cold. Is there anything take to boost immune system?

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  • Robin Bailey Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    I've got a cold too! With surgery in two days. I expect it is stress related- less sleep etc!
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  • Lori A Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    The doctor told us chemotherapy lowers the immune system, so u have more chances to get sick.
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  • Ana Naluh Andrade Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    During the treatment, yes! But not after when your blood cells return to normal ranges!
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