Early Reactions

  1. Skin changes: redness, irritation, scaliness, ulceration, thickening or hair loss in treatment area.
  2. Loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting.
  3. Weight loss, weakness or fatigue.
  4. Inflammation of stomach causing indigestion, heartburn, or ulcers.
  5. Inflammation of bowel causing cramping or diarrhea.
  6. Depression of blood count leading to increased risk of infections and/or bleeding.

Late Reactions

  1. Changes in skin texture and! or coloration, permanent hair loss in treatment area and scarring of skin.
  2. Stomach mucosal damage causing persistent indigestion, pain, ulceration and bleeding.
  3. Bowel wall damage causing narrowing or adhesions of bowel with obstruction, ulceration, bleeding or poor absorption of food, which may require surgical correction.
  4. Kidney damage leading to kidney failure and! or high blood pressure.
  5. Liver damage leading to liver failure or scarring.
  6. Spinal cord or nerve damage causing loss of strength or feeling in legs and! or
  7. loss of control of bladder or rectum.