• Just a friendly reminder about Radiation

    Asked by CAS1 on Tuesday, June 11, 2013

    Just a friendly reminder about Radiation

    Just to remind everyone to use sun block even under non sun protection clothing if you have had radiation to a body part. A simple tee shirt or other material is not strong enough o protect this area after its been zapped with Radiation.

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    • MrsBCW's Avatar

      What a helpful suggestion. Radiation is still down the road for us and hopefully the dr. will suggest this, but it's certainly something I will keep in mind. Thanks!

      over 7 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      That is right, I get smacked by my wife for forgetting to put it on when I go out working around the farm. She even bought me a couple of big floppy hats to cover me up. Now if I could just remember to do it!

      over 7 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      Thanks for the timely reminder. Chemo also makes you more sensitive to the sun. I carry SPF 30 sunblock - I have small tubes in every bag I carry for reinforcements during the day.

      over 7 years ago
    • JeanB's Avatar

      Thank you for the warning....I haven't started radiation yet, but the caution is very welcome.

      over 7 years ago
    • BoiseB's Avatar

      Thanks for the reminder. Last week I went hiking without a hat, I got sick. the minute I found some shade I got better but no more hiking without a hat.

      over 7 years ago
    • gwendolyn's Avatar

      Excellent reminder. Thank you.

      over 7 years ago
    • CAS1's Avatar

      you are all welcome. I found some really nice clothing at T.J. max ( I know I hunt the deals) that is the sun protection stuff..Tee shirts with SFP 30 built in. They wear and wash nicely. I have been wearing a light weight one under a rather sheer garden shirt I have. Its been really comfortable.

      I found them clearance for 10 bucks which I think is pretty cheap.

      over 7 years ago

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