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"It was hard to eat and keep it down after a few radiation treatments. I think the main thing that helped was gargling with salt and baking soda every hour. I drank a lot of warm liquids, herbal teas."
"Let me offer my experience. Prior to starting radiation, my nurse suggested I get a PEG. My RO, said no, wait and see - the PEG could be added later. The key would be weight loss."
"I got a bit better but then called another dermatologist who thought I might have a staph infection. She told me to take a bleach bath and I was cured almost immediately."
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