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My son has skin cancer on his neck. he had chemo and

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My son has skin cancer on his neck. he had chemo and radiation treatments 2 years ago. He can now only eat cereal and ice cream because his throat is so sore. I assume the throat was burned during radiation. He wants to eat other foods but they hurt when he swallows. How does he cure this situation?
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: He has had this problem for two years, since he had the chemo and radiation treatments for the cancer on his neck.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, I just want him to be able to enjoy eating regular food again.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

There might be no cure for radiation damage.

How do you know this is radiation damage.

Has he seen a GI doctor?