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My throat is sore when I swallow. Could this be due to the AC Chemo or could I just have a sore throat?

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Learning About Breast Cancer about 8 years
  • Sharon Danielson Profile
    Sobrevivente desde 2007
    Hi Kim, It is difficult to say what your sore throat is due to a side effect of the AC or a cold. In this area pollen has been really bad this year, and I hear of sore throats being caused from allergies. Are you running a fever? If so, call your oncologist as soon as you can. Fever and chemotherapy is not good as your immune system is compromised. Otherwise let the office know what is going on as they might want to check you. Tea and honey helps as do warm saltwater rinses. Hang in there, Kim. Take care, Sharon
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  • Erin Timlin Profile
    Sobrevivente desde 2011
    I had a lot of trouble with my mouth on the AC - sores, sore throat, canker sores. Ugh. I also had neulasta after my treatments which made everything hurt, but the aches always started in my throat! Check if your doc can swab or examine the throat to be sure.
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