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Muzzy64
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On 4th Folfirinox cycle. Experiencing very sore mouth, finding it painful to swallow, any ideas about how I can get any relief?

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I was given Difflam oral rinse for this though never actually used it. I did get some mouth ulcers for a few days after the latter few cycles. I used Corsedyl mouthwash regularly, unless the ulcers were too bad.

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Hi Muzzy


You poor thing.


Yes, ask for a prescription for Difflam. Jonathan had mouth ulcers and a sore mouth and this did help. I also bought him some mouth ulcer pastels (from Superdrug) which also helped a little I think. Oh, and he used a chapstick for his lips too as they got a bit cracked in the corners of his mouth.


Don't use a mouth wash with alcohol in if you can.


Hopefully your mouth will feel more comfortable as the cycle continues.


Cathy xx

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