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what is fluocinonide used for?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Fluocinonide: For skin itching & inflammation, sucvh as eczema or psoriasis or allergic reactions.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fluocinonide: Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating conditions such as psoriais, atopic dermatitis, eczema, lichen planus, inflammatory dermatoses, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis, nodular puririgo, etc.
Answered on Dec 30, 2017
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