my age is 20 year old and i am on steroid from duration two year . what will be the side effect of it on my health after ending to take it.

Question (Posted on :  07 Jan 2008 )


my age is 20 year old and i am on steroid from duration two year . what will be the side effect of it on my health after ending to take it.

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 07 Jan 2008 )


In take of steroids can cause side effects depending on the dose, route of administration (oral or cream) and duration of treatment. Since we dont have that information from you we can only generalize that steroids cause weight gain, hair growth, increased risk of infection and loss of bone density. Generally except for weight gain and loss of bone density other side effects will regress after stopping treatment.



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