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Can I use desoximetasone cream on ringworm

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology 31 years experience
Cortisone & sunburn: Sure, apply it 2-3 times a day, and don't overdo it. See the other tips i just posted for sunburn, including Aspirin and white vinegar.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shala Fardin
Dermatology 18 years experience
Won't help much: If you are referring to sunburn, steroid creams don't help much as the damage is already done. Plus, this is a fairly strong steroid; you can't just ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
Defame thawing: creams should be used as directed, may cause localized atrophy and excesses could be absorbed internally.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No!!!: Topical corticosteroids will suppress the immune response, and enhance the production of sebum. Systemically, this class of meds actually causes acne... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: What do you mean by healing tattoos? The inflammation resolves on its own. A steroid cream is not needed.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Notnot necessarily: It will definitely slow wound healing and would probably irritate an open wound.
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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Call the doctor: The only thing I can think of for using a topical steroid is to prevent scarring on the surgical wound in people prone to develop keloid. Nonetheless... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Pretty good: Your physician may eventually add systemic Chloroquine or some other drug, and/or a topical agent such as tacrolimus. Discoid lupus can be a major nui... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Topicort: Very little of the steroid, topicort is absorbed internally. Therefore it should have no effect on your menstrual cycle.
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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Maybe: They are both steroids, so in theory they work the same, but it depends on the specific strength of the creams as both of these come in different stre... Read More

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