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Does fluorouracil affect just damaged skin or will my entire face be red and raw?

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kathyhanson 1 Jan 2014

It is a systemic drug, so yes it is possible that it will affect your whole face, hands, feet... body. What I found interesting was that in one cited case, a woman who had swelling, blistering, peeling on her hands and feet was given a nicotine patch prior to the infusion, and these side effects disappeared. I suggest that you read the info given at the drop down menu above under Drugs A-Z, especially the part for medical professionals. It is very informative, but too much info to give on the public forum. My best wishes for effective treatment of your cancer. free discount card

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