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Sensitive skin from chemo?
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JLAMB26 posted:
Has anyone experience more sensitive skin after receiving chemo? I finished my chemo 11 months ago and hercecptin 4 months ago. My skin seems to be extemely sensitive, especially in the trunk and chest areas, to everything. I have a constant rash and pimple like soars. I did not experience this prior to my diagnosis. I recently switched to sensitive skin soap and laundry detergent but I have seen much change yet. Any thoughts? Do you think this is related to chemo?
Jennifer
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brcansur responded:
Jennifer,
Hello, I too had and still have sensitive and dry skin I like you changed my soap and laundry detergent. I also have to put cocobutter cream on all the time to keep my skin from cracking. Best of luck angel hugs Roberta,
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jenna291 replied to brcansur's response:
Hi Jennifer,
I have had sensitive skin and more dry skin since I finished chemo too. I think some of it might be from Arimidex. My eyes and fingernails are also very dry. I am always using lotions and drinking water to stay hydrated. If I didn't do that I'm sure it would be even worse! Gold Bond lotion seems to help in the winter.

Good luck~ Jenna


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