How to take care of your skin after chemotherapy. Skin protection. Chemotherapy has a number of side effects on the skin. Thus, it can become red, dry or itchy, and ulcers or cracks can appear. So follow these tips to protect your skin:
·Wear loose and soft clothes and wash them with a safe detergent
·use sunscreen, headgear and long-sleeved clothing in the heat
·Try to shave less often or do not do it at all if you get irritated
How to avoid stress. Skin problems, especially on the face, are a concern for many patients. If this is the case, we recommend: use a blush, correction cream, silicone make-up primer, lip balm, if you have lost eyelashes and eyebrows, use a soft eyebrow pencil. Also, don't forget to wash your hands before making up.
Effects of chemotherapy.
Rare consequences include radiation exposure (in which case, a burn-like rash, redness, blisters, pain or even an allergic reaction can occur).
Thus, if there are any side effects of chemotherapy, consult your doctor for help. This will help you to avoid unpleasant symptoms.
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