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What kinds of bad side effects can be from cancer radiation?
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Dr. Sri Sundararaman
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Will try to be general as body location, type of radiation, reason for treatment, etc play a sig role in answering your q.
Short term: inflammation with resultant symptoms based upon organs/tissues treated or receiving dose, fatigue, etc long term: scar tissue, cancer risk, etc as one faces most treatments: try to eat small freq meals, stay hydrated, exercise.

In brief: Depends
Will try to be general as body location, type of radiation, reason for treatment, etc play a sig role in answering your q.
Short term: inflammation with resultant symptoms based upon organs/tissues treated or receiving dose, fatigue, etc long term: scar tissue, cancer risk, etc as one faces most treatments: try to eat small freq meals, stay hydrated, exercise.
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
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In brief: Side effects
General side effects of radiation therapy include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting.
There can also be radiation dermatitis where the radiation has been exposed to the skin.

In brief: Side effects
General side effects of radiation therapy include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting.
There can also be radiation dermatitis where the radiation has been exposed to the skin.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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