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I had 33 radiation treatments tomy tonsil and 3 doses

I had 33 radiation treatments tomy tonsil and 3 doses is chemo drug cisplatin now 3 months 2 week after I have nerve damage and have pain in my tongue, throat and ear I was put on gabapentin 100mg 3 times a day it's been 2 weeks and pain is more every day
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
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