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Mouth Sores and Swallowing Issues

  1. Coping with Dry Mouth During Cancer Therapy

    Dry mouth is a common complaint during some types of cancer treatments.

  2. Managing Mucositis in Children

    Mucositis can be a very troublesome and painful side effect of chemotherapy. Common symptoms include diarrhea and abdominal cramping or tenderness.

  3. Nutritional Management of Chewing and Swallowing Difficulties During Cancer Treatment

    If you have mouth problems, eat soft, soothing foods (at cold or room temperature), and puree cooked foods in the blender to make them smoother and easier to eat.

  4. PEG Tube Placement

    A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube is a feeding tube that is surgically placed through your abdomen into your stomach.