Unwanted side effects are a common consequence of treatment. Some side effects may be temporary, other may be permanent, However, treatment is planned to keep these side effects to a minimum without compromising your care.
It is important for you to talk to your doctor about any side effects you are experiencing In many cases your doctor can prescribe medication to help.
Remember it takes Time to Heal after Treatment. and time required for recover may differs from person to person.
Tips on Coping with Side Effects
Maintaining a Healthy Mouth
Check your mouth for Changes or signs for Infection
Keep your Mouth Moist
Keep your mouth, teeth and gums clean
Floss your teeth gently every day
Use toothpaste that contains Fluoride
Don't use mouth washes that contain alcohol
Coping with Taste Changes.
Brush often.rinse your mouth with a solution of Baking soda
Controlling Nausea and Vomiting
Avoid Strong Odors
Keep yourself well Hydrated
Wear loose fitting cloths
Dealing with Changes in your appearance
Coping with Hair Loss