Dry Mouth Relief
I'm new to this site but wanted to share with all of those who suffer with dry mouth as a result of radiation that there is a wonderful product (over-the-counter) called ORALBALANCE, by Biotene. They have a web site at www.laclede.com where you can get free samples of their products. Click on "click to enter" and then on…
Have had 33 radiation treatments. Now have severe pain and bleeding in my throat and roof of my mouth. Almost unable to swallow. Existing on Boost and water right now. Any suggestions?
another after effect of radiation
five months after the end of radiation for laryngeal cancer (and with all the usual effects) I find that my esophagus has been "shrink wrapped" or "crazy glued" at its uppermost part. No doctor's instrument, tube, light,or scope can gain entry. I am unable to swallow anything, even remaining saliva, and am feeding through…
What to tell children
Hi. My brother age 41 just underwent the neck resection procedure for head/neck cancer biopsies after earlier removal of a malignant lymph node in his neck. He is awaiting biopsy results at this time to determine what type of radiation, chemo may be involved in future treatment. He has children ranging in age from 7 to 11.…