has anyone else out there had a problem with rashes popping up a day or two after chemo? i am currently getting taxatore and herceptin. the rash started after my 2nd treatment. and last week i just finished doing by 4th treatment, and once again i have this rash that is very itchy and bothersome. anyone have any input?
Skin rashes are very common among breast cancer patients on chemotherapy. A good percentage of my patients develop skin problems including reddening, darkening, peeling, rash, burning sensation, nail changes, mucus membrane changes etc.
Please consult with your oncologist, who may prescribe medication like anti-histaminics or even a short course of low dose steriods. (In fact you may already be on steroids for a few doses after Taxotere.)
All the best and God Bless!
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