Last treatment was the 19th. Half of my chest is obviously healing. One-quarter is obviously not healing and may be worse (slightly swollen/puffy and always hot).
So I went to SCCA Proton Center today. They confirmed that it was good to come in.
So aggressive prevention: starting oral antibiotics, complicated by penicillin and sulfa allergies. (I wish I could remember circumstances around sulfa.) No silver oxide cream (sulfa) but I’ve always tolerated triple bacitracin ointment (which contains sulfates – who knew?) so using that. New dressing (10-15 min soak, 4x/day).
No fever, just tired. But that could be from poor sleep.
Turns out that, along with lymphedema, breast/lymph cellulitis is not unusual with radiation and ancillary lymph node dissection.