What does DBS cost? and does insurance cover any of it?
Discovered a dry red scaly place at the beginning of my left eyebrow. I'll ask my movement neurologist next week, but does anyone else have this? Is there anything topical that's effective for you?
I'm taking Mirepex and Sinemet and 2 years ago I developed itchy welts. It was diagnosed as Intertrigon (a fungal rash very common in Florida). I just about cleared that up and now I have Lichen Planus (itchy red bumps). The internet says it's an auto immune reaction. I'm using cortisone cream which doesn't work very well. Has anyone experienced this and, if so, how are you treating it? Do you think it's related to PD or the meds used to treat PD?
I have an itchy scalp and my hair has changed texture to very fine strands with dry brittle ends. I have lost a lot of hair since starting on carbodopa levodopa and Neupro. What can be done to get my hair back?
my hair is falling out taking Carbidopa /Lev and Rasagiline I was told to take Xadago and not take Rasagiline any more I went to Pharmacy and the head Pharmacy person told me they didn't have Xadago and that the Carbidopa was making me lose my hair. I'm noticing that people on this website are losing hair too. I will stop taking Rasagiline and start taking the Xadago tomorrow which is Saturday March 10, 2018 I will let you no what happens after I'm on it for a few months. I do… read more
top of your head and does your head tend to get itchy at times? Bean
Seborrheic or sebaceous dermatitis
Changes in the skin are common symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Many people with PD develop oily or flaky skin, especially on the face and scalp. Others have trouble with dry skin or excessive sweating. Recent studies have shown an increased prevalence of skin cancer among people with PD.
Oily, Flaky or Inflamed Skin
There are tiny glands called sebaceous glands below the surface of the… read more
I take levodopa and amantadine and have experienced significant hair loss. I’m wondering if this is from my medication.
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