Ask an expert

30 Jun 2010

radiation treatment side effects
Hi Doc

My father recently had a 6 week radiation treatment for Hodgkinsons disease and is now faced with a very burnt and sensitive neck area. He completed the treatment about 2 weeks ago and the neck is still sore - in fact it has become quite raw in the area.
Is there anything that can be done or medication that can be used to treat these radiation type burns which are at the moment very painful and uncomfortable

Answer 367 views

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Greg
Try Burnshield hydrogel or Burnshield dressing?
Dr Bets
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
34% - 9270 votes
66% - 17927 votes