Cancer treatment is a difficult process, and it often leaves patients with painful side effects that interfere with their quality of life. It can also be hard to keep up with the treatments while managing these symptoms.
In this blog post, I will discuss some new ways that you might find relief from chemotherapy-related pain! There are a variety of drugs that can be used to treat pain from chemotherapy.
Some examples include Ibuprofen, which is an over-the-counter medication for inflammation and pain relief Oxycodone, a narcotic drug with a significant impact on the central nervous system Nursing interventions such as assessing patients for their pain intensity levels before starting an intravenous treatment or providing them with ice packs to relieve discomfort after treatments.
These interventions may also involve teaching patients how to use other self-care strategies in order to reduce the risk of developing chronic conditions like lymphedema (swelling) or peripheral neuropathy (tingling). One example is simple walking exercises!