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comfort walking immediately after RT for feet
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09/21/15 05:49
JohnG 
09/21/15 05:49
JohnG 
comfort walking immediately after RT for feet

When walking a lot, is there much discomfort during the first week after a week-long course of RT?

I had RT on a hand three years ago, and it was sort of like a mild sunburn, and it was not really uncomfortable. Now I'm likely to have my first experience with feet soon, and I'm wondering what it will be like if I travel and walk a lot, starting two days after the first week ends.

Edited 09/21/15 05:52

09/21/15 08:58
spanishbuddha 

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09/21/15 08:58
spanishbuddha 

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Re: comfort walking immediately after RT for feet

I can't answer from personal experience, but a couple of people have posted on here their experience of walking a lot immediately after RT on the feet . As I recall one walked a lot visiting sites in Hamburg the the week of RT, and her feet got quite red and inflamed before settling down. The other went on a walking holiday, but in this case I don't recall the outcome.

When I had RT for the hands, the advice was no manual labour or weights and such for a few weeks. Tennis and piano was OK though. My hands had the mild sunburn, but were also quite tender for a while after; if it been my feet I don't think I would have wanted to walk a lot.

10/09/15 17:01
Moe 
10/09/15 17:01
Moe 
Re: comfort walking immediately after RT for feet

Hi John,

I completed my first week of RT on one foot last Friday. Felt nothing more than regular minor LD-based discomfort (similar to what I feel on the other non-treated LD foot), although I didn't walk more than half a mile or so at a time. I am feeling nothing unusual this week as well.

Good luck!

10/14/15 02:22
cokiwi 
10/14/15 02:22
cokiwi 
Re: comfort walking immediately after RT for feet

I just had my second of seven radiation treatments on both feet and one hand (At the Colorado University Health Center in Denver) and my left foot is a bit tender at this point, but nothing I can't live with. That particular nodule was tender anyway, especially first thing in the morning. I will repost after the treatments are complete.

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