Does putting your hands and feet in ice before starting infusion help? What about after your cycle at home? Will continuing to ice it help?
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I had hormonal resistant cancer and am now on letrozol 2.5 mg daily. My hands and wrists are suffering especially at night.
I am unable to make a fist as my fingers get to a point before the stretching/ locking pain is too much.
I have debilitating constant sharp pain through the tendon in my wrist aswell. Help please
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My husband has a different type of cancer but also suffers from neuropathy, so I thought I would see if I could think of anything that was recommended for him. I believe that his doctors told him that taking vitamin B6 may slow down the damage. Have you been told that or tried that? I will ask him if he recalls them recommending anything else.
No I actually haven’t. But worth looking into. I have had to stop taking my Letrozole to see if the pain stops. Fingers crossed it does and it’s not permanent.
Unfortunately I do have to continue with some form of hormone tablet.
One day at a time I guess
Hi @meags, there are several helpful discussions about neuropathy both in the Breast Cancer support group and the Cancer: Managing Symptoms support group.
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