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Re: Docetaxel

Thank you. At least I know its not just me!

I’ve already had EC so only 2 cycles of Docetaxel left 

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Re: Docetaxel

Thank you. I’ll take a look. I have a consultant review next week so i’ll see what she says

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Re: Docetaxel

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Skin reactions are very common. I had four rounds of docetaxel and I am afraid it got worse with each one. Nothing would soothe it! In the end the hospital put me on antihistamines. All I can say is that by day 15 it does get better, but it was miserable. Sorry! Also, be really careful in the sunshine, I got horrible burnt on a sunny day in November. Docetaxel will make your skin super sensitive. 

 

Once I moved on th EC the skin reactions just vanished! 

 

Hope this helps and good luck! 

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Docetaxel

I had my first dose of Docetaxel 2 weeks ago which included 3 days of Dexamethasone. After about 7 days I started to develop red patches on my face. The skin feels tight, no rash and no itching. A bit sore sometimes. Using aloe Vera and E45. Has anyone else experienced this? Thanks x