If you have cancer, call your
doctor if any of the following occur:
You have new pain.
Your drugs or
other treatments are no longer working.
Your pain medicine is not
working long enough after each dose.
You have new symptoms, such as
having a hard time walking, eating, or urinating.
You notice an unusual rash, or bowel or bladder changes.
You have unexpected or poorly controlled side
effects, such as nausea or vomiting, constipation, or
Your pain makes it hard for you to do your daily
activities, such as eating or sleeping.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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