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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Kenacort-a injection: "injection into joints, tendons, skin or muscle. Injection into joints and tendons may be given as short-term treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid ... Read More

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In a Joint?: A few days to start feeling the effects. May be different if anesthetic was used also and would also depend on the reason why it was injected.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hallie Robbins
30 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Steroids: Kenacort 0.1% is a potent topical steroid that's used for a variety of skin and oral conditions. Its generic name is triamcinolone. Long-term steroid ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Dilute kenalog (triamcinolone): A dilute kenalog (triamcinolone) 2.5 mg per cent can be used on the edge of vitiliigo to attempt to repigment that area alone or in combination with n ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Steroids in vitiligo: Yes, local injection with corticosteroids could help in some cases of vitiligo. There is moderate quality evidence for topical corticosteroids. Michiy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Triamcinolone: Yes. Triamcinolone is a steroid.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Nystatin triamcinolone is not indicated for vaginal application and should not be used.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Asthma and COPD: These drugs are the mainstay in treating asthma but also can be used in copd, bronchiectasis, exercise induced asthma and chronic bronchitis.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
PREGNANCY: If mom is receiving allergy shots during pregnancy, then the amount must be minimal so that it will not affect pregnancy especially the 1st trimester ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Others: Today there are more than a dozen alternatives to asthmacort. Some of the newer drugs are more potent and some may have less side effects. Ask your d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Cream: Avoid and Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have adrenal/liver problems, or diabetes. If your symptoms do not improve after 1 or 2 ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
ACNE: Kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are for alopecia, not for acne.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Foxx
20 years experience in Pain Management
Kenalog (triamcinolone): Moderately strong.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susanne Gee
25 years experience in 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 female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Ringworm: Ringworm is caused by a fungus in the skin. Triamcinolone is a steroid which can reduce redness and itching but does not directly treat the fungus. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
For what?: Kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are effective for a number of disorders. Which one did you have in mind?
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Kenalog (triamcinolone) 40 mg: You run the risk ofagain losing your hair once you stop the kenalog (triamcinolone) shots.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nasacort (triamcinolone): As the name implies nasacort (triamcinolone) is limited to symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience in Dermatology
Kenalog (triamcinolone) side effects: Kenalog (triamcinolone) side effects are similar to all cortisone side effects such as ulcers, high blood pressure, diabetes and the list goes on.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergic rhinitis: This is a common medicine for patients with allergies. It will work for other problems, like non-allergic rhinitis or even vasomotor rhinitis. It is ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience in 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fungal types: This medication is an antifungal and anti-inflammatory cream used to treat fungal type of vulvitis. In other words, to treat the yeast on the skin of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
25 years experience in Dentistry
In your mouth: No one would suggest you eat the tube of kenalog, (triamcinolone) but if you are applying small amounts to sores in your mouth then it is swallow able ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Side effects kenacor: Increased appetite.Indigestion, loss of appetite, increased nervousness and restlessness.The serious side effects are blindness, burning and numbness ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Stretch marks: It can cause stretch marks, redness, bleaching of the skin and telangiectasias.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Kenacort (triamcinolone) in pregnanc: It has category c.It means either the studies in animals have revealed adverse effect on the fetu and the studies in women and and animals are not ava ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience in Dermatology
Systemic steroids: Any kind of systemic corticosteroid can cause weight gain. One injection should not cause significant weight gain. Frequent injections may.

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