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A 29-year-old male asked:

Which class of topical steroid has less side effect ? and which class is safe to use and which brand is best ?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
See answer: Topical corticosteroids are classed by potency: Low, Medium, High. Generally if your applying to your face it's advised to use a lower potency. There is no "best" brand. Most physicians get comfortable with using 1 or 2 creams in each potency group. The following article goes into detail about topical steroid creams: http://bit.ly/1L2p291

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