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Common side effects of steroids?

Side effects

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Anabolic steroids have serious emotional and physical side effects and should not be used for any non-medical bodybuilding or weight gain. If prescribed for a medical problem you will need strict medical supervision.
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Do steroids have any side effects?

Absolutely!

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Lower your immune system, defense against infection, affect your metabolism, alter your hormones in many ways, alter response to physical stress, and other repercussions that you may find out later in life. I included few linkes for more reading: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/steroids/HQ01431 http://www.hss.edu/conditions_steroid-side-effects-how-to-reduce-corticosteroid-side-effects.asp
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What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

Asthma inhalers

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"Trush" or oral yeast may occur when inhaled frequently. Brushing your teeth and tongue after inhaling will help to prevent this.
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What are the side effects of using steroids?

Many & inevitable

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With most medications, there are possible side effects. With steroids, they are guaranteed. The only question is which one. The lowest dose for the shortest period should be used, if there is no alternative.
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What are the side effects to topical steroids?

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If topical steroids are used for short periods then they should be tolerated fine. Some steroids are more potent then others. They can lighthen or discolor the skin if used too long. They can cause atophy or loss of skin and sometimes tissue just below the skin.
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What are some side effects of using anabolic steroids?

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Depending on the length of drug abuse, there is a chance that the immune system can be damaged. Most of these side-effects are dose-dependent, the most common being elevated blood pressure, especially in those with pre-existing hypertension, and harmful changes in cholesterol levels: Some steroids cause an increase in LDL "bad" cholesterol and a decrease in HDL "good" cholesterol.
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What are the side effects of using oral anabolic steroids?

Many

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affects the adrenal system,liver ,kidneys and can cause serious mood disorders
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What are the side effects of taking oral anabolic steroids?

Many Adverse Effects

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Side effects from taking oral anabolic steroids can range from mild to severe. Hypertension, elevated cholesterol, changes in blood sugar, baldness, and cardiovascular disease occur. Males can develop gynecomastia or enlarged breasts, reduced sexual function, aggression. irritability and testicular atrophy. Females can experience lowering of their voices, and increased body hair.
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What are the side effects associated with anabolic steroids?

Many

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Increased bad cholesterol, atrophy of the testicles, acne, high blood pressure, liver damage, heart disease and (depending on the drug) enlarged breasts. Also there are reports of increased irritability, and mania. Definitely powerful medications which should be taken under a doctor's supervision.
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What are the side effects in topical steroids for psoriasis?

Thin skin

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The most common side effects from the use of topical steroids (creams or ointments) is thinning of the skin, change in skin color (usually lighter), increased blood vessels or "broken capillaries", and stretch marks.
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