Every cycle with Xeloda® seems different. The burning pain and peeling in my feet and the peeling and sensitivity and swelling in the hands come at different times. This week it all started Thursday after the Monday when I started this cycle of 3,000 mg per day for the week. My hands are feeling it more this week than they have in the past, and the redness on the palms is starting to wrap itself around the fingers to the top. My hands are swollen, and this is causing difficulty in picking up objects. One peculiarity is that the burning and pain in the feet, which was quite pronounced yesterday, eased up today, allowing me to be out and to visit the Western Museum of Flight in Torrance, California. It’s a very compact museum with a lot, especially Northrup aircraft, packed into two hangars. This is a museum that used to be in LA and moved to the current location in Torrance.
Time to soak my hands in some epsom salts to see if I can reduce some of the redness and discomfort from the burning and swelling.5 6 7 8
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