Side effects related to the skin, and skin derivatives such as hair, nails, glands and receptors.

skin rash or severe burn after limited exposure to the sun; redness similar to a sunburn; swelling; a sensation of tingling or burning; hand and feet sensitive to touch; tightness of the skin; thick calluses; blisters on the palms and soles; calluses; blisters; chronic wounds; pressure ulcers or bed sores; nail changes; peeling skin; itching; dry skin; rashes; hair loss; pimples; red bumps; tenderness; pale skin; tender sores inside the nose; cracking of the fingertips; increased facial hair growth; bruising; abnormal thickening of the outer layer of the skin.

The following health professionals can help with Integumentary side effects. Follow the links below to learn more.


Dieticians advise individuals on nutrition-related matters and can modify diets to treat or help manage chronic conditions, food allergies and food intolerances.


Maintaining nutrition & hydration status can reduce the risk of pressure ulcers & injuries.

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Naturopaths provide a complimentary medicine, by employing a wide array of “”natural”” treatments, including herbal medicine, diet and lifestyle counselling.


Controlled trials provide positive evidence for homeopathy in both seborrheic dermatitis and radiotherapy-induced dermatitis.

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Nutritionists main role is to help people achieve optimal health by providing information and advice about health and food choices.


Dietary antioxidants improve dermal blood circulation, and affect cosmetically relevant skin surface and hydration variables.

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Oncology Massage Therapist:

Oncology Massage Therapists are nationally and internationally recognised.


The skin becomes smoother, warmer and has improved colour during gentle effleurage manual lymphatic drainage.

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Yoga Instructor:

Yoga Instructors teach a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation.


Stretching of the skin during asanas causes stimulation of the skin cells. This results in firmer healthier skin.

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