PLANNING CHEMO? SEE YOUR DENTIST
Chemotherapy drugs can create a ridiculous amount of havoc in your mouth. This is because they enter the bloodstream, affecting not only the cancer cells they are meant to target, but everything else, as well. They disturb the delicate balance of good and bad bacteria in the mouth, weaken your immune response to infection, and damage the delicate mucous membranes inside.
You’ve finally been given the green light for intimacy, and you somewhat, sort of feel like being a willing participant. Your partner’s giddy excitement at this once-in-a-blue-moon event threatens to make you change your mind, but you decide to play nice.