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A 29-year-old male asked:

Which topical steroid is safe for scalp to use for three months ?

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Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
Dermatology 20 years experience
Seb Derm : Depending on the severity will determine the strength of the topical steroid. Most if the time mid to high potency steroids may be used safely for short periods of time. See your dermatologist

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to mix topical steroids?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Topical steroids: It is not advisable to apply more than one topical steroid at a time. Firstly, using more than one will increase the amount of steroids absorbed by the skin causing more bad side effects. Secondly, it will be difficult to assess the effectiveness of the steroid you suse.
Last updated Oct 10, 2015


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