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can you help me find freezer socks for Dm?

(14 Posts)
Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:30:59

Mum is undergoing chemotherapy, and a side effect is burning feet. Macmillan nurses suggested chilled socks, kept in freezer. what do we search on Amazon? we think they are around £8. TIA

Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:31:32

sorry for poor phone punctuation smile

CMOTDibbler Thu 13-Aug-15 21:34:16

I think if you bought the moisturising gel socks and kept them in the fridge, then they'd be soothing

Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:36:32

Thanks. Are they sport fish? Someone gave us a sporty links, didn't confirm at times, and now can't find it! Typically, eh!

Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:36:58

Sportyish. not fish!!!

LettuceLaughton Thu 13-Aug-15 21:38:52

CMOT means these, I think.

Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:42:14

thanks. .. looking at these just now. How do you wash them?

MrsMummyPig Thu 13-Aug-15 21:49:30

There's these ones but they are a lot more expensive
www.amazon.co.uk/Pedifix-Natracure-Therapy-Socks-Small/dp/B004GU8IP4

CMOTDibbler Thu 13-Aug-15 21:50:25

You can't. Well, you could rinse them over, but thats it.

Or you could try some gel insoles and she could wear them in slippers with thin socks (so her feet don't come into direct contact as that would be a risk as chemo can damage the nerve endings and you can't feel if you are getting a cold burn)

Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:55:46

that's really helpful thanks, have sharedcthatvwith her. Thanks all! smile

Waswondering Thu 13-Aug-15 21:57:21

man. using Android Apple for first time!!! Sorry for typos.

Jenda Thu 13-Aug-15 22:10:22

would she be able to tolerate those foot masks thingies. They are quite mentholy so feel very cooling

Wolfiefan Thu 13-Aug-15 22:11:57

Can of chilled cola rolled under foot?

gingeroots Fri 14-Aug-15 09:04:24

Something like this www.amazon.co.uk/Kitchen-Craft-Coolmovers-Large-Ice/dp/B000ZS6VUU/ref=pd_bxgy_86_img_y trimmed ,inside big slippers ?

Has she asked chemo nurses for advice ? They may have seen others using something ?

Or ask on the long running Tamoxifen thread www.mumsnet.com/Talk/general_health/2428777--Tamoxigang-53-Roll-up-roll-up-Anyone-with-any-cancer-or-test-waiting-welcome masses of advice and experience .

flowers for you and your mum

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