Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cerebral Lymphoma Side Effects

For cerebral lymphoma patients who receive chemotherapy, side effects may include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, and irritation of the lining of the mouth and intestines.

Tips to control nausea and vomiting include:

Irritation of the lining of the mouth and intestinal tract is called mucositis. Home care measures for mucositis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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