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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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Avoid food or drink that irritates your mouth

Your mouth will be more sensitive during chemotherapy treatment. Mouth sores are so painful they can result in difficulties eating, chewing or swallowing causing discomfort and bleeding in the mouth creating problems eating and drinking because the pain in your mouth can be so severe you could find it hard to swallow. Eating and drinking hot or cold …

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Grazing

Grazing is eating small portions of food in place of a full-sized meal or to snack during the course of the day in place of regular meals. If you are nauseous try spreading your small meals & snacks out over the day so that you attempt to eat something every few hours. You can be put …

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