A 30-year-old member asked:
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can triamcinolone acetonide ointment help acne inflammation?

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Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Not the Best Choice: Use only medications prescribed by your dermatologist or skin care doctor. I do not recommend using any steroids for acne inflammation; although there may be some exceptions.
Answered on Oct 11, 2019
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