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Postby BullyLady » April 13th, 2009, 11:35 pm

Marinepits wrote:A radiation burn is cumulative and basically creates a "hot spot". In order for a hot spot to be cured, it has to dry out. That means nothing can go on it to keep it moist. So, we're just keeping his leg dry and putting on a pressure bandage when it bleeds.


It's called most desquamation, and that's how the doctor knows that the radiation is starting to do it's job and break down cells. Not very pretty, but at least you know that means it's working!!
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Postby Marinepits » April 14th, 2009, 3:26 pm

Thank you, BL! I couldn't remember the proper term, LOL. :oops:
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Postby AllAmericanPUP » April 18th, 2009, 3:00 pm

awww poor guy!! your so mean to him lol
he's so cute!
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Postby Patch O' Pits » April 19th, 2009, 9:42 pm

Gorgeous shots! I love his face! I have one of those too, but it didn't help mine still could lick with it on where they shouldn't.

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