After receiving 10 radiations, my father has developed enteritis and his abdomen is swollen. Antibiotics and IV treatment are being carried out. I need further advise here.
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I understand your concern. Radiation enteritis is a very common side effect of radiation therapy. I need to know the following:
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The diagnosis was made after CECT abdomen. The medications given to him are Pipzo 4.5 injection, Omez injection, Pantocid IV, Cynocal 16 injection, IV fluids (Compound sodium lactate), Metronidazole injection, Emeset 2mL injection, and Calcium Sandoz injection. He is not allowed to eat anything. He has lung carcinoma and was given radiotherapy on left leg bone and pelvic bone. He is in the IVth stage of cancer. He is a heart patient, diabetic, hypertension patient with a single stent. We brought him to our hometown this month, and he was admitted since the first night. We cannot take him outside our hometown, as he is very weak and other constraints. Please advise.
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Thank you for reverting. Yes, this is radiation enteritis. The treatment that is going on is fine. However, I would advise you to discuss with your doctor for two things that I would have given:
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