February 01, 2017
Hodgkin's Disease (after the disease has been treated)
Questions to Discuss with Your Doctor:
Have you had fevers, heavy sweating at night, weight loss, itchy skin, or swollen lymph nodes?
Do you have pain in any of your bones?
Do you have a cough?
Are you fatigued?
Do you get lightheaded?
Do you bruise easily or have nosebleeds?
Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth?
Have you had any recent infections?
Do you have a cough?
Do you have sinus congestion?
Do you have nasal discharge?
Do you know when to seek medical attention for signs of infection?
Do you know that you still need to practice birth control (both men and women)?
Infertility is uncommon with newer chemotherapy regimens. If you are a woman and have undergone early menopause, have you considered hormone replacement therapy?
Are you short of breath at rest or with minimal exertion?
Do you get chest pain or pressure with exertion?
Do you have swelling in your legs?
Do you know that chemotherapy and radiation can increase your risk of developing certain other cancers?
Are you up-to-date on all of your cancer screening tests?
If you are a woman, have you discussed the need for regular mammograms and breast examinations with your doctor?
Are you gaining weight?
Are you constipated?
Are you always cold?
Do you have dry skin?
Your Doctor Might Examine the Following Body Structures or Functions:
Abdomen (for enlargement or tenderness of the liver or spleen)
Bones and spine (looking for areas of tenderness)
Skin (looking for skin cancers)
Lymph Nodes (neck, axilla, elbow, groin)
Your Doctor Might Order the Following Lab Tests or Studies:
Blood tests for complete blood counts, kidney and liver function tests
CT scans of the chest and abdomen
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