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his IV could have infiltrated into the soft tissues.
what type of chemotherapy did they give him.
this is quite dangerous and very very irritating. for chemotherapy to go into the soft tissues.
this can cause a lot of bad inflammation and irritation of the soft tissues if the chemo infiltrated into the tissues.
Vinorelbin is also navelbine.
Can this cause necrosis?
most likely won't cause necrosis.
continue the cold compresses and ice packs on the arm.
the body can help absorb it. and get rid of the chemo in the soft tissues.
what do you recommend I do to relieve the pain and swelling?
ice the arm.
he can take tylenol or ibuprofen to help decrease pain.
ice the arm all day.
Will this course of chemo have still worked even though it did not enter the blood stream?
They have told us ibuprofen is bad during chemo also diclafenic
it would have depended on how much got into the blood stream.
so no ibuprofen.
just use tylenol.
do you have any other questions?
Does that have a Brand name - I live in North Cyprus and they are a little out of the loop as regards drugs!
also called acetomenophen.
Thank you for your time. No more questions. That is my man concern.
you are welcome
best of luck to you
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