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does triamcinolone acetonide cream work

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Action time.: You should see some relief within 48 hours.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Topical steroid: This medication is a topical steroid, these are used for inflammatory rashes of the skin. They reduce inflammation and itch. For example psoriasis, or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
A topical: Product used for inflammation rashes, allergies and conditions like psoriasis. They dampen an exaggerated immune response.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: It's a steroid cream - and long terms use could actually result in skin thinning. It doesn't help wrinkles, either.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: Very little systemic absorption from topical steroids so little chance of passage to child through breastmilk. However this is not true if the steroid ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: No.It would probably make it worse.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is available only by prescription.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: No, this used to treat dermatitis-skin. You need antibiotics to treat impetigo. You should see your dermatologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
No: It will take away the itching for awhile, but usually makes it easier for the fungus to grow and can make things worse overall.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Griffin
15 years experience Podiatry
I wouldn't : Triamcinolone is a topical steroid that can have adverse effects on wound healing. I don't understand the second half of your question. Please check ... Read More
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