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does triamcinolone acetonide cream treat acne

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: They are not effective.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience Dermatology
No.: It is not advisable to use triamcinolone (a steroid cream) on the face. Steroids are designed to be used as temporary anti-inflammatory agents on ras ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is not effective.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
TRIAMCINOLONE PIMPLE: IF THE PIMPLES ARE AROUND YOUR NOSE, IT MIGHT VERY WELL BE A RESULT OF THE CREAM. THEY SURE WILL GO AWAY IF YOU STOP USING THE CREAM BUT ASK YOUR DOC ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Not the Best Choice: Use only medications prescribed by your dermatologist or skin care doctor. I do not recommend using any steroids for acne inflammation; although ther ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Very bad idea: It will make the redness and swelling go away by stopping the neutrophils from fighting the bacteria that cause acne. It will promote the same skin ch ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: But you probably have umbilical seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. It will be very effective for these.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No: It is a steroid cream not an antifungal. Also, steroid creams should be used judiciously as they do carry side effects and hence should not be used in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NOT GOOD IDEA: Tinea versicolor needs to be treated with more effective antifungal lotion by local application and rarely combining with oral antifungal agents we c ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
5 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Triamcinolone is topical steroid, which is used to treat eczema or allergic contact dermatitis type react ... Read More

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