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dermovate cream for face

A male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Dermovate cream: As long as its used for a brief amount of time - no more than 5 days at a time and away from the mouth you should be fine. The problem is - unles ... Read More
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Steroids on face: Usual recommendation is to avoid using steroids on face if possible, if needed used them only for short duration ( unto 5 days ) and after discussing ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvonne Duffe
36 years experience Family Medicine
Steroid rashes: Long term steroid on skin can cause several problems. The most serious is thinning of the skin like a stretch mark. Another common problem is "steroid ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Not for face: Clobetasol should not be used on the face. Sounds like you have a condition caused by steroid on the face. Technical term is "perioral dermatitis" or ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Junglas
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Second opinion: I routinely recommend discontinuing ineffective treatment. If you are having trouble with discontinuing and have underlying skin issues that could be ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
STOP THIS CREAM: Perioral dermatitis is a specific diagnosis for a rash and pimples on the face most often caused by a steroid cream. The stronger the cream the worse ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
From a doctor: This topical steroid requires a doctor's prescription.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: It can be, ask your dermatoligist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Prescription Steroid: Dermovate cream (clobetasol propionate) is a prescription corticosteroid cream. Due to its high potency it should not be used on the face or genitals ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Antiinflammatory: It is prescribed to treat severe inflammatory skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis that have not responded to weaker corticosteroids.
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A member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: This is culmination can be used for specific advice from your doctor
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Indication?: Skinoren cream contains azelaic acid 20%; Dermovate: Clobetasol is a topical corticosteroid; Dermatix is a Silicone Gel. I suspect these are for acne ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Longwill
33 years experience Dermatology
2 weeks too long : a cut lasting that long needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist
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