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does fluocinonide help with dermatitis

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Different chemical: They are quite similar in action but made up of different chemicals. Not usually recommended for use on the face however. Consider seeing an allergi ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Topical Steroids: Topical steroids can cause thinning of the skin if used long term. The usual use is twice a day for two weeks, rest one week, then repeat if necessary ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Rash on lip: need to avoid the irritant in order for the treatment to work. Steroid ointment prescribed by your doctor is excellent choice, however if you have the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't know.: Quite impossible to tell. I am not sure what kind of rash you had. There are literally hundreds of rashes this could be. You should probably check ... Read More
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Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe a skin gland: I think that one needs to be examined. If it is a gland that plugged up and you squeeze it you might force the material out the glad opening causing a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fluocinonide: Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
It is a strong: topical steroid.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Fluocinonide: Fluocinonide is a potent cortisone (steroid) medication. It is not meant for body fold or occluded areas. Otc Hydrocortisone is a safer alternative ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
It should not: Fluocinonide is a steroid, and when used sparingly as a cream or ointment (usually for an inflammatory-type rash), it should have no effect on pregnan ... Read More
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