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    Acute Radiation Side Effects

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    Write a brief description of methods used to manage each of the 4 acute radiation side effects to the skin.

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    1. Discoloration-is most often due to radiation agents and normally persists until treatment ends. Some of the ways to manage skin discoloration are to drink plenty of water, eat healthy, moisturize the skin, and protect it from the sun when outdoors.

    2. Peeling-requires topical medication to prevent infection. One ...

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    This solution gives a brief discussion on the 4 acute radiation side effects to the skin.

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