A 19-year-old male asked:
i had to use trimincinlone cream for contact dermatitis. one of the spots started oozing pus a few days later. is it okay to apply perixide also?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Sure: You may also want to put a warm compress on it. The latter will probably do more good. Keep the area clean. If you develop fever or serious pain, get seen right away. Go easy on triamcinolone for contact dermatitis -- a little of that stuff goes very far.
2966 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 11, 2015
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.