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Red cheeks

Carmol
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First TC two weeks ago, but from Sunday I've had red, burning cheeks (on my face!). It looks as if I've tried to put on rouge with a trowel. I am presuming this is yet another joyous side effect, though it's been a while in making itself felt if that is the case.

carmol
Ruby Rose
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Hi

i got red cheeks with steroids . 

Have you been wearing factor 50 sun cream at all times ? Plus you should be wearing a hat in the sun . Your skin is super sensitive to sun while getting Chemo . 

I got zapped by the sun while chatting to a neighbour over the garden fence at 8 at night !! Bright red in morning !! 

Hope this helps 

Ruby Rose  

My face looks better when I smile - so smile it is ! 

Carmol
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Thank you Ruby Rose- it may well be the sun. I went for a walk Sunday so probably got hit then

carmol