• Nails turning black with Taxotere...any suggestions for before or when they fall off? Very painful now, better after they fall off or worse?

    Asked by HGWWW on Thursday, January 17, 2013

    Nails turning black with Taxotere...any suggestions for before or when they fall off? Very painful now, better after they fall off or worse?

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      Nancebeth

      Mine turned dark but only one toenail fell off. The nails are now very dry and brittle even 4 1/2 months post chemo. I just used a lot of thick lotion and slept with gloves on after I put lotion on. It seemed to help with the dryness. Mine weren't too painful, though.

      over 4 years ago

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