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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fluocinonide: gel is a topical corticosteroid. Yeast infections are best treated with antifungal medications.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Yeast: It helps the symptoms of but does not cure yeast infection. Try myconazole etc.
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Fluocinonide & yeast: Fluocinonide treats skin aliments such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. The medication reduces swelling, itching and redness associated with the sk ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Allergic Reaction: You will have to use prescription topical medication like Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Oral Prednisone can also be helpful to h ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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External use only: If applied orally, the cream is useless because it will be washed out by saliva. It will be at toxic levels if you use a large amount.Best to gargle f ... Read More
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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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not for long term us: That is a steroid cream which is not good for long term use on the skin. If you are only using it every now and again on different areas of the face, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: The only thing that treats a boil is drainage. The pus has to come out. Nothing applied to the skin will help.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Too strong: This should not be used in infant, and not on the RAE even in adults. 1 per cent Hydrocortisone cream can be used sparingly for a few days and decreas ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Terrible idea: This will cause a slight reduction in inflammation at the price of great overgrowth of the bacteria causing the acne and enlargement of the glands tha ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 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

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