Radiotherapy side effects

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I have just completed a 6 week course of radiotherapy for a recurring adenoma for which I  had two transphenoidal surgeries last March within two weeks of each other after they discovered that I had a combined Adenoma and Rathke Cleft Cyst together. I just wanted to ask anyone who has been through radiotherapy when their side effects started to subside. I have had headaches, fatique and nausea. But also I have got this very upsetting smell in my nostrils all the time and from what I can make out from the staff it is from the radiotherapy machine. Apart from the crippling headaches this is the second most upsetting side effect that I've had. Would love to know from anyone here who has been through the same and if there is hope soon that it will soon go away. Thank you!

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    Hi Tracey

    I've never been through that but it seems

    Like a lot of treatments

    But it seems the radiotherapy

    Has been very difficult for you

    You might just have to wait until

    Your body can heal itself from the


    I worry about your symptoms but the best

    Thing you could probably do is avoid

    The radiotherapy


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