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I have eczema pretty bad. Will it get worse with chemo?

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Stage 2A Patient over 6 years
  • laura  bailey Profile
    Aprendiendo sobre el cáncer de mama
    Hi Traci, I also have eczema (legs, back and face). If yours reacts like mine, then it will go away during chemo. I had a complete secession of that condition. That was one positive during chemo, completely clear of eczema! (It does come back after). Good luck! Laura
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      Stage 2A 病人

      Thanks Laura you give me hope

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  • Alice Klobukowski Profile
    Stage 2A Paciente
    I have a tendency to get eczema. I think the steroids you take before, during, and after might help. I did get a bad rash on my scalp after one chemo. The doctor prescribed an antibiotic for that, so that wasn't eczema. Do you have any allergies to tape? If so, ask the nurses to use gauze and paper tape instead their usual supplies.
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  • nicola thomas Profile
    Stage 2A Patient
    Well they say that ur skin becomes dryer
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  • Yashmira Devine Profile
    Stage 1 Patient
    Hi I hear aquaphor is very good. I used it on my 2 yr old who also has eczema and when my skin feels extra dry but I don't know if there would be a reaction to chemo. Definitely ask doctor if she/he can recommend something. Good luck.
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