A 33-year-old female asked:
After stopping topical corticosteroids for 20 days on neck arms behind knees for contact dermatitis when can you get fasting blood sugar test done? fluticasone propionate lotion and fluocinolone were mixed n used?
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Dr. Clarence Grimanswered
Endocrinology 59 years experience
You can do a glucose done any time but if you want to see if it has returned to normal then I would repeat it after 4-6 weeks and under exactly the same conditions as the one you did on the meds (time of day, menses, same diet two weeks before.. To properly test you should do a formal oral glucose tolerance test. (OGTT).
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Answered Mar 14, 2022
Last updated Mar 15, 2022
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