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Reply was posted 09/23/2013 02:53 pm by KB
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Hi Shelley, my dad is experiencing the same thing after 12 folfirinox treatments. He's been having a tough time with numbness in hands and feet, but he's still able to do everything he wants with minimal trouble. He just tries to keep the blood flowing through hand and feet exercises (he's also well enough to work out his full body right now and I think that helps). My mom wants to get him this vibrating machine that helps stimulate the blood flow to the affected areas. She heard about it from a friend's doctor in Dallas. I guess all the advice I have is try to keep the hands and feet moving if you can. My dad also gets acupuncture, but the last round was quite painful. I don't know if he'll be doing it again anytime soon. If we discover something more effective, I will definitely post it.

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