Not trying to be funny but is it worth looking at "you tube"..."how to use an inhaler"...gives a good description of deep breath in, holding your breath for 10 secs (if you are able) etc. May reduce the taste in your mouth.xx
Hi Bev, sometimes anxiety can make you feel breathless. I know when I was first diagnosed I felt a bit breathless but had had no symptoms before. I also had a feeling of pressure on my chest. These symptoms went away after a while and I think they were more related to anxiety. This is nearly 3years ago. I don't get breathless now except I did at times when I was a recent chemo.
Hope it is something easily remedied. Take care love Sheila. Xx
Gp has rung. Have to go and collect an inhaler now to use over weekend and a form to go for xray on monday morning. xxx
Thanks pam, just rung my bcn Lizzy but her voice mail came on saying she doesnt work fridays so rung the chemo pager and they said its not the Cape but I should be examined by a dr .
So she kindly rung my surgery and rung me back to say my gp is going to ring to speak to me and may ask me to go to the surgery so he can examine me. Hope its nothing to worry about.
Bev might be worth discussing with BCN(Leslie?). I dont think it necessarily indicates anything re the capecitabine working or not.....but could indicate something like a pleural effusion...which could be picked up on a simple XR.........if that was normal could then wait and see with scan?.......She would know if there was any fluid build up on initial scans.xx