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Tice BCG Vaccine - Should my children have BCG vaccination?

My brother in law just came to the UK from Kenya and they spend a lot of time at their house, so wondered if that classified as an "at risk" group i.e. close family member from a high ...

Posted 16 hours ago 0 answers

I am on my 5th week of my first treatment of bcg. it is very painful to urinate. has anybody found?

... a way to take some of the pain away without using pain pills?

Posted 29 Jan 2015 1 answer

Getting pain from my BCG shot is that normal?

I got the BCG shot in Mexico when I was a baby. But recently I been getting pain where my BCG scar is. It tends whet stronger every time. Should I worry??

Posted 3 Jan 2015 2 answers

Why is BCG used for Bladder cancer and TB out of stock?

I have read many blogs and websites and see there has been and intermittent shortage for years. Why?

Posted 30 Oct 2014 1 answer

When will BCG treatments for bladder CA be available to patient?

What is the effect on myself because the BCG is not available for my treatments? My urologists staff had an accident with my 3rd treatment in August and I only received 2 treatments. Doctors office ...

Posted 6 Oct 2014 0 answers

I am having BCG treatment for bladder cancer between treatment my urine has got very thick an cloudy

Having BCG for CIS cancer of bladder I am between treatments and suddenly my urine is very thick and cloudy at beginning of urination should I be worried

Posted 18 Oct 2014 0 answers

Tice BCG Vaccine - After bcg treatment how long before oral sex is ok?

If semen is swallowed what is the danger

Posted 26 Feb 2014 2 answers

Does anyone know about BCG systemic infection - symptoms, diagnostic indicators, treatment?

My husband has been dealing with weight loss, platelet drop, malaise, etc. following a traumatic catheter insertion and then the administration of BCG. His bone marrow just showed granulomas. Any ...

Posted 14 Apr 2014 1 answer

What's the minimum amount of time BCG can stay in the bladder, my husband is to start treatments and

... cannot hold urine more than 1 hour

Posted 11 Dec 2013 0 answers

As Rotateq is a live vaccine and given orally is it ok to give BCG vaccine?

Or should we adhere to one month interval ?

Posted 18 Apr 2013 0 answers

Dr wants to treat a LUPUS patients' bladder cancer with BCG. Advisable or no?

Patient also has chronic low blood count (< 9.4), beginning stages of Macular degeneration and is 82 years old (but a very alive, active, YOUNG 82)

Posted 2 Jan 2013 1 answer

What are the rules, regarding BCG treatment and sexual relations?

How soon after treatment can intercourse take place? Is masterbation OK/allowed? I am in the second week of my initial six week treatment schedule, for bladder cancer.

Posted 23 Jul 2012 1 answer

BCG - why is it imperative to clean/decontaminate for 6 hrs. after treatment and not to have sex?

. can the b.c.g. migrate into the testicles and therefore into the semen? and if we abstain from intercourse, is it dangerous for my husbands semen to touch me anywhere else? (i.e. masturbation) ...

Posted 21 Jul 2012 2 answers

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