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I will try the tea tree rinse. (It has to be better than smearing mentholatum all over my nose!)
I am not sure what the connection between cancer and body temperature is. I hate to think this, but I think that perhaps the chemo really hammers the immune system,thus it is unable to attack illness in the same way it did before chemo, that is with a fever. I suffered from a couple of auto immune problems before I was diagnosed with bc...rosacea and iritis. Chemo cured me completely of any problems with rosacea (I don't recommend chemo as a rosacea cure!) Never had a problem with iritis during chemo, but occasionally do now.
I was taking care of a patient in the clinic the other day (a chemo patient with a sinus infection!). I overheard the doctor telling her to be extra careful monitoring herself for night sweats and chills, feeling bad, etc because due to her chemotherapy and steroid treatment, "You may not experience any fevers at all". So, I guess not having fevers is a residual effect of chemo years later. ? Don't know for sure and have never heard of any studies.
Take care, marina