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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Decreases inflammat: In general, topical steroids help to decrease the inflammation and redness associated with certain rashes. It is wise to avoid applying such creams to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Prescription creams: 1% Betamethasone Valerate or Kenalog (triamcinolone) are only available in US by prescription. Might work, but less likely as get older, i.e. your age ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: If your skin turned white or lightened in color this will usually go away. If small blood vessels are visible or if you are using the cream on your f ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: The blood levels from topicals are very low. That is not an issue.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Yes, you may try ...: Yes, you may try it and see for 1 month. But, if not improving or but worsening, you should see Doc timely. Still remember circumcision is still the d ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Phimosis: Topical steroids are probably harmless in the treatment of phimosis but these agents have very little usefulness in this condition.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Steroids: If you are asking whether topical steroids have any value for hair loss during chemotherapy, the answer is that they have no value in this condition.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Transition Off: If you are clear, you can go to application every other day, then taper slowly over the next week. Also, there are "non-steroid" creams/ointments cal ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
No: The sun exposure itself increases the risk of skin cancer. Topical steroids neither increase nor decrease that risk.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Not the cream, but it is possible from the oral steroids.

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