(For treatment side effects and complications only)
Some chemotherapy drugs may affect your skin, causing it to become dry and itchy, or it may become sensitive to sun. Sometimes the skin may develop dark patches, especially over the veins used for chemotherapy. This is temporary and it will gradually fade when your treatment is complete. Your nails may discolour or white ridges may appear for a time and your nails may not grow as quickly as normal.
You can help yourself in the following ways: