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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Topicort on lips: Topicort is a fairly potent topical corticosteroid which is meant to be used on the lips.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but...: ...Not anywhere near the sore - steroids make herpes worse.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Try alternating: You can use one then the other 6 hours later, so they are offset by 6 hours in their delivery, giving each one the best chance of working at its best ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not studied: But the rule of thumb would be to wait 30 minutes between applications, the order is not important.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Won't help: A sebaceous cyst is a plugged skin structure , it usually contains an oily substance..See a doctor if the cyst is big, painful, unsightly or infected. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
22 years experience Pediatrics
Not as strong: Topicort is a topical steroid cream. It is what we consider, depending on the concentration, a moderate potency steroid cream. You could purchase a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Cysts on penis: Topicort would have no usefulness in the treatment of penile cysts. These need to be removed surgically.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
No but treating what: But you can discuss with your pharmacist about other over the counter products that are available in the corticosteroid family. You can discuss your o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes OTC topical med: It depends what is being treated as itis used for a variety of topical rashes, your pharmacist can show what is availble otc, but the otc coticostero ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: I would not use a topical cortisone in that way.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: Topicort is a fairly potent topical corticosteroid which can be used in scalp eczema, with relative safety.
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