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how long can i use methyl prednisolone aceponate cream for infection on face near the eyes?

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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not a good idea...: Methylprednisolone aceponate is a steroid cream. Steroids generally should not be used for infections because the steroid effect may actually "dull" or slow down the body's immune system. In some situations, steroid preparations may actually stimulate the infection to get worse. Please see your doctor right away for the infection near your eyes.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014
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