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What are the possible side effects of treatments for voice disorders?

What are the possible side effects of treatments for voice disorders?

Depends on cause: Side effects of treatments for voice disorders depends on the cause of the voice problem. If there is not cyst, nodule or other mass, nerve of brain dysfunction causing the voice disorder, it is treated with speech therapy. ...Read more

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Voice Disorders (Definition)

Voice disorders - "voice quality, pitch, and loudness differ or are inappropriate for an individual's age, gender, cultural background, or ...Read more


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What are the possible side effects of treatments for retinoblastoma?

What are the possible side effects of treatments for retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma: There are many treatment options for retinoblastoma. The treatment depends on the nature of the tumor and whether or not it has spread beyond the eye. For a good overview of treatment options and side effects, follow this link to the national eye institute: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/retinoblastoma/patient/page5. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of treatments for vaginal cancer?

What are the possible side effects of treatments for vaginal cancer?

Various...: If you have to undergo chemotherapy +/- radiation therapy, there are various effects from these treatments. Chemotherapy side effects are various and common. There could be some scarring or scar tissue of the bladder/rectum/etc from radiation. From the surgery to remove vaginal cancer, the side effects could include bleeding, infection, also scarring, etc. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects of treatments for thyroid cancer?

What are possible side effects of treatments for thyroid cancer?

Surgery or I 131: Thyroid cancer is usually treated with surgery then radioactive iodine. Complications of surgery are uncommon but include risks of infection, bleeding, hoarseness, and low calcium . Complications from iodine therapy are also rare and include dry mouth, aches and pains, and others. All these problems are relatively uncommon: discuss with your md's. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects for treatments of salivary gland disorders?

What are possible side effects for treatments of salivary gland disorders?

It depends: Salivary gland disorders range from viral and bacterial infections, benign and malignant tumors, obstruction, and autoimmune related inflammation. Treatments depend on the cause of the disorder and side effects depend on the medical or surgical management needed to improve or resolve the condition. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatments for stomach cancer?

What are the side effects of treatments for stomach cancer?

Multiple: There are many types of treatment, ranging from surgery to chemotherapy to radiation. In general, some of the most common side effects include nausea, vomiting, weight loss, poor energy level, sensation of early filling, and loss of appetite. Specific chemotherapy drugs might cause skin sensitivity, mouth sores, and numbness/tingling of the fingers/toes. ...Read more

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What are potential side effects of treatments for ear infections?

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What are potential side effects of treatments for ear infections?

Various: There are many possible side effects for the many various treatments for ear infections. ...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 are the side effects of throat cancer treatments?

What are the side effects of throat cancer treatments?

Many: Radiation will cause a sunburn type reaction on the skin. It will cause a mucositis or inflamed linings of the throat. There can be change in taste, dry mouth and tooth decay. All this can lead to trouble swallowing and pain on swallowing. With chemotherapy all of these are amplified. Many medicines and rinses are available to help these symptoms. Good news is most symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for uterine cancer?

What are the side effects of treatment for uterine cancer?

Bleeding, pain, etc: Treatment may cause many of the same issues as the diaease but they will go away. Surgery is usually required and soreness associated with healing can occur. Additionally removal of ovaries may b done and cause hormonal changes. Often pts need radiation and possibly chemotherapy. Radiation can cause temporary irritation in your bladder or rectum. These side effects should pass after few months. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for vulvar cancer?

What are the side effects of treatment for vulvar cancer?

A sore bottom: Local irritation and skin breakdown in the area under treatment is usually the most uncomfortable side effect, there can also be some bladder and rectal irritation. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of radiation treatments for a cancer of the throat?

What are the side effects of radiation treatments for a cancer of the throat?

Short list.: Side effects include decreased saliva production, throat irritation and soreness with some discomfort on swallowing. Possible hoarse voice from vocal cord inflammation. These are from an oncologist's point of view; for more information contact your radiation therapist. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the side effects of not sleeping for 24h?

Doctors, what are the side effects of not sleeping for 24h?

See below. : Not sleeping for 24 hours can cause fatigue, increased sensation of pain, headaches, decreased libido, daytime sleepiness, confusion, emotional changes including irritability, among other symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for liver cancer?

What are the side effects of treatment for liver cancer?

Depends on Treatment: The side effects depend on the type of treatment, the medications used, the patient, diet, etc. It is best to discuss this with your treating doctor on what to expect and how to deal with it. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for the first side effects of my anti-depressant?

What are effective treatments for the first side effects of my anti-depressant?

Depends on s/e: Most early s/e of most newer antidepressants (prozac (fluoxetine) and later) are mild and transient for most patients. In that case they resolve spontaneously in a relatively short time. However if any of those s/e is severe or persistent, discontinuation may be warranted. ...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 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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What are the effects of menopause on depression? What are the effects of menopause on depression? What are treatment options and suggestions for coping?

What are the effects of menopause on depression? What are the effects of menopause on depression? What are treatment options and suggestions for coping?

That : That is a good question. Menopause can have different effects on different patients. Some patients have absolutely no mood changes, some patients note mood swings, and some have worsening depression. If a patient had worsening depression there are hormonal and non-hormonal treatments that may improve their symptoms, so it is worthwhile to see a provider in that situation. Exercise, increased sleep, and healthy eating can also stablize mood in mild cases, but in more severe cases medications may be necessary. ...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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