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cough after radiation

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    Stage 2B 病人
    I have had radiation at the end of 2012 - 2013 a cough started, right after 6 months. I went to Dr. had x-rays, d-dimer test etc... I think it's radiation cough, anyone else experience this? thanks, Radiation Girl
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    I just read your bio. Sorry you have to go thru this. I think if you give up on some of the anger you will be happier. Good luck acceptance
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      Dear Leah,
      What does this have to do with my question?

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    Haven't experienced it but if your radiation shoots through lungs it is more likely. The aim of mine were mostly contained in breast tissue. I had one than shot through to the back though. If you had that and the placement was more through your lung it is very likely it will take time and patience. Oh those are supposed to be good signs and good words.
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      No, my lungs were protected, but reading literature it is quite possible to radiation cough - I was merely wondering if someone did experience this. Thanks,

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    乳癌幸存者从 2013
    I've heard of women getting Pneumonia following radiation.
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    Have you notified your medical team that you have the cough ? Even though it may be expected after radiation - they would be interested in knowing that it had occurred . They may have possible suggestions to help and want to follow up . Hope you feel better soon and it resolves quickly ! Keep us posted !
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      Yes, of course I have --- they did not have an answer.

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    I had lung issues after rads. I had fluid. The fluid was drained then I was on steriods for 20 days. No problem since.
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      Thanks, I will pursue that venue.

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      I had to go to a Pulmonary Doctor. My onc had my lung drained and was tested no cancer. Then he referred my to the pulmonary doctor for futher diagnoses.

      over 5 years Flag

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