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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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Time and retinoids: Time and the use of retinoids may help the dermis to thicken.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
7 days: Steroids should not be used on the face for more than 7 days at a stretch, generally speaking.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Use SPF: Use SPF and continue a fragrance free lotion several times per week. You can discontinue the creams for a few weeks as tolerated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They decrease redness. If too strong used for too long a time, causes skin atrophy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: All corticosteroid creams when used for a prolonged duration (many months) can have the potential of thinning the skin, especially areas with thin ski ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes.: But use sparingly, and only per a dr's directive. Chronic & excessive use could lighten skin and possibly other problems.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Both are used for eczema, psoriasis, and seborrheic dermatitis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamel Sadek
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not correct: Steroid creams are usually weak formulation of steroids and with limited and intermittent use, it does not cause thinning of the skin. Steroid ointmen ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Steroids will not: work on herpetic lesions. You must get anti-viral drugs from your doctor
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A member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Evaluation, please don't self medicate, those are potent steroid creams , which you might not need in your case, seek a dermatologist evaluation plea ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Ask Michael Jackson: Yes, they can. We use a 4% hydroquinone at my practice, but a 20% like benoquin (monobenzone) can bleach you forever. Over the counter products are ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Floaters: Retin a (tretinoin) usually doesnt cause floaters unless some may get into the eye inadvertently nd cause damage.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Possible: It is unpredictable. Discuss with your dermatologist.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Hyperpigmentation: Try using 4 percent glycolic acid as a lightener
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: You can be allergic to almost anything, except maybe water. So if there is an ingredient in the face cream to which you are allergic it could make yo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Skin thinning: Skin thinning from topical steroids involves decrease in thickness of epidermis and loss of collagen from dermis. Hyaluronic acid (ha) holds water mol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Hemarroids: For hemarroids low potency steroid ointment such as Hydrocortisone 1% or 2% is used to reduce inflammation and swelling die to inflammation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: Steroid atrophy caused by topical steroid use is sometimes temporary and self corrects, but sometimes it does not. Only time will tell.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
They can: A little of the cortisone can be absorbed into the body. Part of this depends on how muchis placed on your body. You can discuss this with your ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Skin creams do not cause wrinkles
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Acne scarring is best treated with skin resurfacing lasers. These scars are very deep and can not be treated with topical treatments. Topical creams ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: Yes, it peel off gradually the blemishes and take care of your acne.
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