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Topic: Is it ok to have sex

Forum: LGBTQ With Breast Cancer —

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Posted on: Jan 17, 2012 12:49PM

Sunshine32 wrote:

Is it safe to have sex even under medication? like wbrt and xeloda?

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Jan 17, 2012 12:56PM thefuzzylemon wrote:

During Chemo, you'd want to be careful only because your partner could have a reaction. But my oncologist encouraged healthy, active relationship activities.

The Fuzzy Lemon (including all her personalities) Dx 1/20/2011, 2cm, Stage IIIC, Grade 3, 14/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jan 17, 2012 09:32PM diana50 wrote:

well, if you feel like having sex, i say go for it.  be aware of your body and the medications you take.  be safe .

Not today cancer. Nope. Dx 2/26/2002, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIIC, Grade 3, 10/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/3/2002 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 4/2/2002 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 8/5/2002 Hormonal Therapy 8/9/2002 Arimidex (anastrozole) Dx 8/30/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy 10/1/2012 Bone Chemotherapy 7/7/2014 Taxol (paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 5/5/2015 Ixempra (ixabepilone) Chemotherapy 10/4/2015 Gemzar (gemcitabine) Hormonal Therapy 4/12/2016 Faslodex (fulvestrant)
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Jan 20, 2012 01:30AM Sunshine32 wrote:

like what reaction?

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Jan 20, 2012 05:26AM ma111 wrote:

Call the onc office and ask one of the nurses.

Dx 8/4/2009, IBC, <1cm, Stage IV, 19/19 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+

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