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What to Expect After Chemotherapy for Bile Duct Cancer

Because chemotherapy drugs also damage some normal cells, you may have side effects from chemotherapy. These depend on the type and amount of the drug you take, as well as the length of treatment. These are possible temporary side effects after chemotherapy. They’re listed in order from the most to least common.

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Loss of appetite

  • Fatigue

  • Hair loss

  • Hand and foot rashes

  • Mouth sores

  • Increased chance of infection

  • Increased chance of bleeding or bruising

  • Constipation

Talk with your healthcare team about ways to manage any side effects you experience.