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can i use mometasone furoate cream ip to lighten my vaginal area

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Very bad idea: Mometasone is a steroid medication (like cortisone) that reduces inflammation. If you treat yourself the itching may go away temporarily, but the yeas ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
What is it?: A diagnoses has to be made.Is it thrush?Or a number of other dermatological conditions,which can be caused by various factors such as the materials us ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Skin Pigmentation: Not sure what your are asking here. Please clarify and post it back to healthtap so we may be able to help with your concern. Thank you.
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Be careful: Each cream is for something different. Some on your list is for acne and some is for hyperpigmentation and the steroid cream is for inflammation but ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: If this only occurs on the left hand there may be something your are wearing on that arm or touching with that hand which you do not with the right ha ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Topical steroids like this are effective in this condition. Also moisturizing cream (like kera lotion or eucerin) can also help.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Mometasone: This is a steroid used for skin inflammations such as eczema, psoriasis, also for allergic rhinitis & asthma.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Steroid Cream: It is a corticosteroid cream and used for skin rash caused by allegy, for atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, inflammatory conditions of sk ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Steroids slow healin: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is inflammation which increases blood flow to the area promoting healing. Ice worsens alrea ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug tests: No.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Use it daily?: If you use it twice a day for a month, you might get something called peri-oral dermatitis or steroid induced acne rosacea. I cannot cay if that will ... Read More
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