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Doctor insights on: Nioxin Scalp Treatment Side Effects

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Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Are the side effects of osteoporosis medication and being miserable everyday worth it? Isn't the treatment sometimes worse than the medical condition?

Are the side effects of osteoporosis medication and being miserable everyday worth it? Isn't the treatment sometimes worse than the medical condition?

Osteo meds: There are several different medications that could be appropriate, some with fewer side effects. The choice of treatment depends on your risk factors and results of your bone density test (severity of bone thinning). The alternative, a broken bone, is no fun either. ...Read more

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Is it ok not to take (testohance) even if the doctor described it, I don't want side effects, does it contribute in any kind of treatment?

Is it ok not to take (testohance) even if the doctor described it, I don't want side effects, does it contribute in any kind of treatment?

Get a second: Opinion from another doc. Taken under guidance, testosterone can improve mood, muscle, and libido. You are young to need testosterone and I see that you have mvp. Please check w/cardiologist also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for hodgkin's disease?

What are the side effects of treatment for hodgkin's disease?

Treatment: Surgery is the most serious treatment, and has many possible side effects, but removes the bulk of the tumor. Radiation therapy can be used to help reduce the tumor size or treat the area of the tumor, and can cause skin irritation and some scarring. Chemotherapy can be used to treat the tumor or treat the spread of the tumor, and can have some uncomfortable side effects, nausea, weakness, other. ...Read more

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Fertilty treatment shots... Side effects? What's % of outcome?

Fertilty treatment shots... Side effects? What's % of outcome?

Depends: If referring to injectable gonadotropins, possoble side effects/complications include soreness at injection site, bloating, cramping, ovarian cyst (s), ovarian twisting (torsion), ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, multiple gestation, ectopic pregnancy. Chance of success depends on infertility diagnosis and age of woman undergoing treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of IVF treatment?

Are there any side effects of IVF treatment?

Can be safe: Abdominal bloating (very common). Pelvic discomfort (very common). Ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome (rare). Multiple pregnancy (common). Ectopic pregnancy (rare). Heterotrophic pregnancy (very rare). Risk of anesthesia (very rare). Injection site bruising (common). Injection site pain (common). Allergic reaction to medication (very rare). Having a beautiful baby (COMMON). ...Read more

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What're the side effects of stopping HCV treatment?

What're the side effects of stopping HCV treatment?

Incomplete treatment: Conventional treatment regimens for hcv have many potential side effects. Many of these will reverse once treatment ceases. There is no significant consequence however to prematurely terminating hcv treatment prior to its completion, other than the expectation that viral cure will not be achieved. If you can tough out the side effects and you're showing early treatment response, finish treatment. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for mastocytosis?

What are the side effects of treatment for mastocytosis?

Minimal: Antihistamines are the mainstay of treatment. Older antihistamines may cause sedation and should be used with caution in the elderly, but newer one are generally tolerated well. For systemic mastocytosis with diarrhea, some people use cromolyn. This also has relative few side effects, with a few people experiencing GI upset. Always consult your doctor before taking any new medications. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with anti filariasis treatment?

What side effects are associated with anti filariasis treatment?

Allergic/fever: Severe allergic or febrile reactions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are common side effects that come with hypothyroid treatment?

What are common side effects that come with hypothyroid treatment?

Feeling better: The treatment of hypothyroidism with levothyroxine is replacing what your thyroid should be making, and you should feel better than when you were hypo. If the levothyroxine dose is properly adjusted, there should be no side effects. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of protonix (pantoprazole) treatment?

What are the common side effects of protonix (pantoprazole) treatment?

Nice full list: Here is a nice link:

http://www. Rxlist. Com/protonix-drug/side-effects-interactions. Htm

also here:

http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/protonix-side-effects. Html

but, in my practice it has been well tolerated by most. Every drug has side effects and almost every drug has rare ones that can sound scary. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cold sores that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for cold sores that is best and has fewest side effects?

Time: The most side effect free treatment is to do nothing. Cold sores go away by themselves in 7-10 days. Sometimes longer. Anything else is going to have some side effects, so you weigh the benefit (getting rid of it earlier) with the risk of medication. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hCG weight lose treatment in long and short term?

What are the side effects of hCG weight lose treatment in long and short term?

Doesn't sound safe: The HCG diet has a person eating 500 calories a day for more than a month. That's just one big slice of pizza a day. A 4-month old baby eats 500 calories a day. Anybody on 500 calories a day is on a starvation diet and will lose weight. It doesn't sound safe. Extremely low calorie diets don't work because the weight comes back when one starts eating again. Long-term lifestyle changes are needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lead overdose that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for lead overdose that is best and has fewest side effects?

Lead poisoning: In most cases of lead poisoning, removal from exposure is the only therapy needed. If blood lead levels exceed a certain concentration, chelation therapy may be necessary, which is really a clinical judgment call. Exposure to lead must cease before chelation therapy begins. Dmsa (succimer) is fda-approved for lead-poisoned children, and is effective in adults. It is taken by mouth. ...Read more

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Can the side effects of flomax (tamsulosin) improve as the treatment is continued?

Can the side effects of flomax (tamsulosin) improve as the treatment is continued?

It might: Flomax causes lowering of blood pressure and people can feel dizzy, may faint. You may try taking it at night to prevent these symptoms ...Read more

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What are the side effects of botox for the treatment of nondiabetic gastroparesis?

What are the side effects of botox for the treatment of nondiabetic gastroparesis?

Unknown...: There are a few studies looking at the effectiveness of Botox injection of the pylorus in patients with idiopathic gastroparesis and none showed it to be any better than placebo. There were no significant side effects of Botox injection of the pylorus in the studies. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for refractive error that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for refractive error that is best and has fewest side effects?

Depends on the cause: There are several ways to treat vision problems related to refractive errors (need for prescription correction). The easiest is to wear glasses. Contact lenses can decrease your need for glasses, but must be cared for regularly in order to prevent infections. Laser vision correction and lens replacement surgery are alternatives that can provide lasting glasses-free vision but are costlier. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of domperidone for the treatment of idiopathic gastroparesis?

What are the side effects of domperidone for the treatment of idiopathic gastroparesis?

Read this: Bellow is link to wikipedia. The content should give you some answers to your question. I' d advise that you further discuss this with your doctor who knows your immediate problem and circumstances of you life.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/domperidone. ...Read more

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Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?

Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?

Psychotherapy: You would be far better off seeing a mental health professional, to gain some understanding of the cause (s) of your anxiety and how to overcome it. Anxiety is usually a symptom of an underlying emotional issue and can be addressed successfully with psychotherapy. Talk is often the best medicine. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from treatment?

What treatment?: What treatment? Maybe the first part of the question was accidentally deleted. Please write back and be more specific. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

Many: This drug class has many side effects and needs to be used under guidance of a physician and only when appropriate. Serious side effects: hypertension, diabetes, steroid psychosis, bone problem, GI ulcerations, steroid muscle pain, infection...Common side effects: fluid retention, sweating, headache, insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, sugar imbalance, mood swings, vertigo, hair growth... ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of vancomycin treatment last for?

How long do the side effects of vancomycin treatment last for?

Vancomycin: Vancomycin is removed by the body in 30 hours unless you are anephric and then it can take 37.5 days. ...Read more

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What are the risks and possible side effects of each treatment?

Treatment for what?: More information needed. Maybe the first part of the question was accidentally deleted. Please write back and state the disease or disorder you are worried about. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for frostbite that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for frostbite that is best and has fewest side effects?

Rewarming: Frostbite is, quite simply, frozen tissues. Depending on how severe the frostbite (i.e. How deep the freeze goes), the treatment can range from simply rewarming to in-patient treatment similar to burns to amputations and long recovery times. If you have frostbite, you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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What side effects are often associated with indomyacin for treatment of gout?

What side effects are often associated with indomyacin for treatment of gout?

Side effects: Most common side effect from Indocin (indomethacin) is stomach upset but less if taken with food. ...Read more

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When botox is used for treatment in inconvenience, how long will it last, & are there side effects?

When botox is used for treatment in inconvenience, how long will it last, & are there side effects?

Botox side effects: Side effects of Botox are related to the site of injection. They are generally mild and do not last long. The effects from Botox will last three to six months. ...Read more