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what does triamcinolone acetonide cream treat

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: But you probably have umbilical seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. It will be very effective for these.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: They are not effective.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No: It is a steroid cream not an antifungal. Also, steroid creams should be used judiciously as they do carry side effects and hence should not be used in ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes & no: It is effective for athletes foot fungus but does not work well on toenail fungus.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NOT GOOD IDEA: Tinea versicolor needs to be treated with more effective antifungal lotion by local application and rarely combining with oral antifungal agents we c ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
5 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Triamcinolone is topical steroid, which is used to treat eczema or allergic contact dermatitis type react ... Read More
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
A topical: Product used for inflammation rashes, allergies and conditions like psoriasis. They dampen an exaggerated immune response.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Action time.: You should see some relief within 48 hours.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Ok: Very little systemic absorption from topical steroids so little chance of passage to child through breastmilk. However this is not true if the steroid ... Read More
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