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does hydrocortisone cream affect ppd testing

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Antibiotic ointment: If the area is raw, you may apply an antibiotic ointment like Neosporin, available over the counter. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Skin rash: There are a number of reasons why the Hydrocortisone cream does not work: you have not used it long enough, the Hydrocortisone is not strong enough an ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
no: Just stop using it when you are done.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Spot treatment: If you mean by spot acne, no it does not. Hydrocortisone treats inflammation such as eczema and contact allergy, etc among others.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: But do not use this on that area or for that indication. It is not appropriate for "broken" skin. Avoid using clobetasol on genital skin because it wi ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally, no: If used properly there is very little systemic absorption (of Beclomethasone) and is should not affect ovulation.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
If its fungal: none of the creams will work if its a irritation or allergic reaction i would use trimcinalone its milder than clobetasol
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Aldara (imiquimod) Cream: Using Aldara (imiquimod) cream should not increase circulating antinuclear antibodies.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Apply cool...: ...Washcloths often, and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. If you burn after applying a sunscreen, you are not using one that is s ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
I can't imagine so: There'd be no reason for that to happen. But if you want to be sure - ask the provider who did the implant for a list of any things you need to avoid. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Steroid cream: Clobetasol is a very potent cream that can cause bad side effects even in adults. Please do not use it on an infant or young child. Hydrocortisone is ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
You can use it: This is a combination cream that includes a steroid and anti fungal. It is safe for short term use in the groin. It will not impact hormone synthesis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It should: Arthropod (bug) bites respond over time to topical steroids. Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a brand of one such type of topical steroid. Usually ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: Only if you forget and don't show up to get it read 48 to 72 hours after placement on your forearm.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No they do not.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Mid to low potency: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) is a medium to low potency topical steroid. It is appropriate for mild inflammatory skin conditions like eczema. The ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It will not
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: A topical steroid will not cause infertiulity.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not that I know of: I am not aware of any versions of kimchi that would contain active amounts of ethanol. Ethyl glucuronide is highly specific for ethanol, and unless y ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: What test are you asking about? What urine test?
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 49-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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They decrease redness. If too strong used for too long a time, causes skin atrophy.

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