6 Common Chemotherapy Side Effects

shutterstock_397886950 6. Sexual function Feeling generally unwell during chemotherapy tends to lower the libido. Sometimes, patients experience hormonal changes. Learn 8 facts about chemotherapy and its side effects here. Breast Cancer News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
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2 comments

  1. Evelyn says:

    One bad side effect of chemo for breast cancer patients is closing of your tear ducts. I confronted oncologist- said they didn’t know. Called opthamologist and he said it is quite common for cancer patients. He said if I had started on the eye drops b4 I started chemo I wouldn’t have had the problem. Tears going down your face. He had to clip my tear ducts to open them again. Wasn’t sure it would work but it did- thank goodness.

    • Tim Bossie says:

      Hi Evelyn. Thank you for sharing that experience with our readers and we are glad that you were able to get some help with this.

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