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edcsdc
Posts: 3
Joined: Jul 2003

I have had treatment for base of tongue 39 radrations and 5 weekly cemo finished 5 months but still can not eat very well keep chocking has any one else had this and if so how did you cure and how long did it take

karenleung
Posts: 13
Joined: Nov 2002

I had 48 radiations and 4 weekly chemo to cure my tonsil cancer. It took quite some time to get used to eating again and getting choked is a very common sight even though I am now almost 2 years after treatment. The best thing you can try is semi fluid and not pure soup. Cereals and congee are the best for me. E mail me direct if you need more suggestions. (karenng@ed.gov.hk)

cbecker
Posts: 89
Joined: Sep 2002

check with and ENT doctor and see if you need a throat diluation. this does help

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