I have recently booked an internal flight to Luton. Only now do I see risks of being on chemotherapy. Has anyone flown whilst going through chemotherapy? Gutted I wish I checked beforehand didnt think there were so many things than may go wrong ie not being able to breath etc. TIA
Obviously your're not someone to be constrained by a little thing like a prostate.
Indeed doing what you want to do and enjoy makes a positive difference. I've got an army reunion in Feb that's why I'm flying. I think ill just risk it as don't want to miss out and all the scare mongerinig just keeps the medicss safe. Daft to think that even flying has issues with chemo what next I ask you!
Literally just landing now on flight from France after week skiing. Start my second cycle of Docetaxel in two days time. Never heard anything about risks but I would probably not fly the week after chemo due to being too tired.
Maybe I'll be OK. It warns about breathlessness meaning you may need oxygen due to cabin pressure and also bleeding due to low blood counts and it's best to get checked prior to flying l. Maybe they are being too carefull
Ha ha. When the lovely nurse was explaining all the range of chemo side effects the only thing I asked her was did she think I'd be able get out skiing during the season. She gave me that pitiful look that said "are you for real? ". I went straight home and booked my flights as I reckoned the best chance was early in the cycles. Have a lads trip tentatively booked for mid Jan but not completely reckless so will only go if all the blood work is OK and feeling good. I've found that pushing a bit to do the things you love (whatever that is) is a massive help in getting through all the medical treatments the inevitable days when you just want to pull the duvet over your head.
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