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Does laser skin lightening treatment has any side effects?

Does laser skin lightening treatment has any side effects?

No: May be slight discomfort during the procedure and results vary depending k skin type and type of laser used. Look at the clonics/spa personal results before choosing a place. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Fox
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Laser Therapy (Definition)

Laser stands for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation." this is the use of a specific wave length of light that can target the skin with potential beneficial effects to reduce signs of aging, ...Read more


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What are prescription medications side effects after sun exposure?

What are prescription medications side effects after sun exposure?

Skin cancer: Many drugs have problems. For example, two types of medications, diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide and calcium channel blockers like Nifedipine are associated with increased risk for skin cancer due to hypersensitivity to sun. Ask your doctor about other drugs you take that can also cause problems with sun exposure. ...Read more

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Are there side effects going off testosterone therapy gel?

Are there side effects going off testosterone therapy gel?

None : You really should have no problems with stopping testosterone. Certainly some of the symptoms you were prescribed it for may come back, ie fatigue and low libido. ...Read more

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Any side effects from rituxan (rituximab) therapy?

Any side effects from rituxan (rituximab) therapy?

Mostly infusion rxns: Rituxan is given intravenously slowly at first to look for common immediate reactions like chills, fever, shakes, itching, hives, headache all of which could be prevented or lessened by giving premedications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and steroids. Reactivation of hepatitis b, lowering resistance to infections, rapid destruction of tumor cells causing i'll effects to organs (tumor lysis) can also occur. ...Read more

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What are common side effects of combination (ribavirin + interferon) treatment?

What are common side effects of combination (ribavirin + interferon) treatment?

Lots...: Fatigue, headache, rigors, fever, insomnia, irritability, depression, dizziness, impaired concentration, anxiety, emotional lability, hair loss, pruritus, dry skin , rash, nausea, anorexia , weight loss, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, anemia, injection site reaction, muscle and joint pains, shortness of breath, cough, flu-like symptoms, birth defects, chest pain, suicidal behavior to start. ...Read more

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What are side effects of laser acne removal?

What are side effects of laser acne removal?

Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling of your skin. Other option for acne laser treatment can be ipl, vbeam, and/or smooth beam. With these lasers, you can have less side effects but it requires multiple sessions. ...Read more

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Do the side effects of isotritinoin outweigh the benefits from its acne treatment? How can such side effects be reduced?

Do the side effects of isotritinoin outweigh the benefits from its acne treatment? How can such side effects be reduced?

Depends on severity: Whether the risks outweigh the beneifts is truly a matter of severity of the disease as well as the importance to the individual. Acne is rarely, if ever, a life threatening disease. Therefore, it can essentially go untreated if it doesnt bother you. However, to others, the disease can cause great psychological distress and issues with self esteem/confidence/image. In this case, benefits may win. ...Read more

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Permanent side effects for tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Permanent side effects for tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Tamiflu (oseltamivir) has side effects but no known, proven permanent adverse events. ...Read more

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Are ascites a side effect of radiation therapy?

Are ascites a side effect of radiation therapy?

I have no: Clue what was irradiated, how long ago and for what purpose, but ascites is not even on my list as a possible adverse effect of radiotherapy. I'd first need to know what he cancer was...Many cause ascites. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of i131 ablation therapy?

What are the side effects of i131 ablation therapy?

Hypothyroidism: Usually i 131 treatment is used for treatment of hyperthyroidism. It is quite safe but often leads to hypothyroidism 12 plus months later. Hypothyroidism is easily treated with a once a day supplement of thyroid. ...Read more

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What are effects from photodynamic therapy?

What are effects from photodynamic therapy?

Redness mild burning: In pdt, a medication is administered to reach a target tissue. Light of a specific wavelength is then used to activate the medication causing injury to the target cells. Pdt is often used to treat precancerous skin lesions. Light sensitive medication is first applied to the skin where it is taken up by the abnormally growing precancerous cells. Light is then applied to cause specific cell injury. ...Read more

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What short term side effects of radiation treatment?

What short term side effects of radiation treatment?

Minimal: Radiation is usually free of side effects for the first 2-3 weeks of use. Then it can cause some mild local skin redness or sun burn like effects. It can also cause sores in the mouth or any mucosal area which is in the field of radiation. Some fatigue or nausea can be experienced on rare occasions. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for side effects of antidepressants?

What are effective treatments for side effects of antidepressants?

Not a rare problem: Most antidepressant meds have adverse event potential, but since various meds have somewhat differing profiles, might propose consideration for a different drug. Discuss your reactions with your doctor and make some decisions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of icy hot for arthritis therapy ?

What are the side effects of icy hot for arthritis therapy ?

Local irritation: There are very few long term effects and not much gets absorbed into the body, however some people can be allergic to the compounds and develop a rash or inflammation where this is applied. These will typically resolve if the therapy is stopped. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects in laser treatment?

Can there be any side effects in laser treatment?

Yes: There are side effects in every medical and surgical treatment. They can be from extremely low in yag laser iridotomy to severe in macular laser for diabetes. In ophthalmology there are a number of lasers. Excimer laser for refractive errors has minimal side effects if done correctly, most common being dry eyes for the first six months. You should mention type of laser and disease. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with laser treatment for removal of acne scars?

What side effects are commonly associated with laser treatment for removal of acne scars?

Laser for acne: Laser works but it comes at a price... You could have prolonged redness and require several treatments to achieve a satisfactory result. And there is always a chance of developing hypopigmentation or lightening of your skin. Then there is milia or whiteheads, lines of demarcation where your treatment stopped and the risks for infection. But it does work! ...Read more

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Does hyperbaric oxygen therapy has side effects?

Does hyperbaric oxygen therapy has side effects?

A few reversible: Hyperbaric oxygen (hbo) therapy is administration of 100% oxygen under pressure. The oxygen acts like a drug in this envirionment. Some diabetics will have a significant drop in their blood sugar but it goes back to safe range when they eat or drink. Patients getting a lot of hbo (over 40) can have worsening of distance vision) that will revert to pre-hbo level once treatments are stopped. ...Read more

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Dr. Clarence Grim
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more