After chemo and radiation treatments and the loss of 50lbs I have very dry flaky skin has anyone else experience this, if so what do you do for it, I have tried oils and lotions even the ones my oncologist recommends nothing seems to work
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This product isn't some luxurious product. It's very greasy but effective.
“It has been in production since 1899. The formula was purchased by John L. Norris from a Wells River, Vermont, druggist sometime before the turn of the century. Originally, it was used for only cows' udders, but farmers' wives noticed the softness of their husbands' hands, and started using the product themselves.”
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Mixing drops of calendula oil into unscented Cerave lotion helps for me. I’m still really dry, but not quite as flaky & itchy.
I have a dear friend going through treatments and she is using the Cetaphil cream that comes in a big tub. You can get this at Walmart. I hope this helps.
The patients at the Cancer Center where I volunteer have recommended Profoot Heel Rescue Foot Cream, which is a thicker formulation. It's unscented and takes a bit of time to fully absorb into the skin.
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– Profoot Heel Rescue Foot Cream https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CKKQWSN/
I too entertain the use of Udder Balm both regular & medicated (for the nasty cold sores on the corners of my mouth after radiation. Works better than anything else in my humble opinion.
Good recommendation Sir!!!!
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