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is triamcinolone acetonide cream used for acne

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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: They are not effective.
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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 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 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 21-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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Allergy to triamcinolone acetonide is rare so there's probably another explanation. Also this drug may not be very effective here if hives (Urticari ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: No.It would probably make it worse.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chemical Peel burn?: To determine whether triamcinolone acetonide cream is appropriate to use for your chemical peel burn, one would need to evaluate the extent and area(s ... Read More

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