dry mouth

Your Mouth needs TLC

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy can cause sores in the mouth and throat as well as dryness, irritation or bleeding. This can be very frustrating resulting in difficulties eating, chewing or swallowing causing discomfort. It can result in you avoiding eating and drinking because the pain in your mouth is so severe you find it hard to swallow. …

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When your mouth is yucky

Many patients find chemotherapy leaves them with a metallic taste. When your mouth is yucky, food tastes bitter and rancid and you can lose interest in food and eating very quickly. This change in taste may result in you disliking certain foods that you would normal eat and can cause a loss of appetite leading to weight loss. Choose foods …

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Everything tastes yucky

As a result of your illness and treatment you may experience your taste changing. All that lovely summer fruits and Christmas foods and everything tastes metallic! Radiation treatment may result in dry mouth and as your taste buds can change and things can taste metallic and yucky with chemotherapy. This change in taste may result in you …

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