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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can topical steroid ointments for eczema have any affect whatsoever on tendon disorders? recovering from levaquin-induced bilateral achilles damage.

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
No direct linkage: Topical steroids act locally for the most part. Ask your physician who prescribed the specific medication to make sure there is no known tendon-related side effects, especially since you have already had Levaquin (levofloxacin) induced tendon trouble in the past.

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Last updated Jun 27, 2014

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