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What are the common side-effects of radiotherapy?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: What part of body?
In general, radiation may cause skin and mucosal damage: changes in color and thickening ( hardening), dry mouth.
; worst scenarios: ulcers or fistulas, scars in internal organs such as lungs; bleeding from sigmoid colon in radiation to the prostate.Tiredness, feeling sick, eating and drinking changes, skin care, hair loss, changes in your blood, possible long-term side effects.

In brief: What part of body?
In general, radiation may cause skin and mucosal damage: changes in color and thickening ( hardening), dry mouth.
; worst scenarios: ulcers or fistulas, scars in internal organs such as lungs; bleeding from sigmoid colon in radiation to the prostate.Tiredness, feeling sick, eating and drinking changes, skin care, hair loss, changes in your blood, possible long-term side effects.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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Broad, and has been asked before.
The adverse effects deppend on the region treated, the amount of healthy tissues receiving dose, and how much dose. The answer is different from each region from head to toe.

In brief: Your question is too
Broad, and has been asked before.
The adverse effects deppend on the region treated, the amount of healthy tissues receiving dose, and how much dose. The answer is different from each region from head to toe.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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