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A 25-year-old female asked:

I used dermovate cream since 2012 . now my skin become sensitive when i stop this cream my face looks with red pimples and looks burned. so please help me how can i get good skin with out this cream help please?

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Dr. Philip Junglas
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Second opinion: I routinely recommend discontinuing ineffective treatment. If you are having trouble with discontinuing and have underlying skin issues that could benefit from another cream, then a trusted dermatologist should be able to help. If you need a referral, ask people you know for the name of a dermatologist who will spend the time to discuss and explain their diagnosis/treatment/outcome expected.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
STOP THIS CREAM: Perioral dermatitis is a specific diagnosis for a rash and pimples on the face most often caused by a steroid cream. The stronger the cream the worse it is. Clobetasol is the strongest there is, so it should never be used on the face. When you stop it looks much worse at first BUT YOU MUST STOP! Minocycline or doxycycline orally, + topical calcineurin inhibitor (tacrolimus) will help. Best see a d
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Last updated Dec 6, 2017


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