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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 6/20/2008 3:46 PM (GMT -6)   
If anyone here has experienced rectal radation burn after IMRT please contact me. I'm post radiation for 6 WEEKS and my rectal burn is still with me. How long does this thing take to heal??

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   Posted 6/27/2008 7:59 PM (GMT -6)   

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Sorry for your problem.  I have just completed treatment 24 of IMRT and have no side affects in the area you ask.  I do  know that this is an area that they ask about every week week during my weekly visit with the doctor. The tech asks me daily how things are down/back there.  So far I have no problems in the area.  I wish I could help but can only suggest you consult your doctor(s)


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