A 33-year-old male asked:
Are there any side effects of taking a warm bath immediately after a chemotherapy patient takes one? any danger of absorbing the chemo?
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Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
No problem: If chemotherapy employed and there is no problem with BP, oral meds cant be affected in terms of absorption from GI tact by taking warm bath. If meds were given intravenously they are already in circulation and their distribution to the organs of the body are similarly unaffected.
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Last updated Jan 16, 2015
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