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Can cisplatin/gemcitabine therapy cause bladder tissue

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can cisplatin/gemcitabine therapy cause bladder tissue sloughing and major bleeding events
while on effient? i have just had a major bleeding episode with clotting,bladder blockage and resultant button coagulopathy after the first dose. Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.
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No. Those chemotherapy agents would not cause this type of bleeding or sloughing.
Are you on this chemotherapy for bladder