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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Fluocinolone: Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor. The U.S. Food ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema, dermatitis: It is a group iii corticosteroid which means it is potent (strong). Do not use in excess. Probably not for use on the face. To be used under doctor su ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not unless: You have been examined, diagnosed and treated by a doctor. Topical steroids are not always the answer.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Steroid: Steroid creams, such as fluocinolone cream, are effective at decreasing the symptoms of insect bites, such as mosquitos. Improvement can be seen with ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Should help: Two medications used topically to help stop the itching and inflammation from bites and stings are diphenhydramine (Benedryl) and topical steroids (su ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It is a group iii corticosteroid which means it is potent (strong). Do not use in excess. Probably not for use on the face. To be used under doctor su ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin treatment: can you give more information? This cream should lighten dark spots
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Bikini rash: Cover the area plagued by razor bumps with 1 percent hydrocortizone cream one to two times per day. This will help soothe the area and reduce the redn ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Fluocinolone: Flucinolone is a medium potency steroid. As long as your rash is not contaminated with yeast or fungus or bacteria it should work. Do not use the flu ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, it works better: once better, dont use it too often, some of it gets absorbed
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