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Can I Use Ketoconazole Cream On My Face For Folliculitis
Can, but not helpful: Folliculitis is a result of bacterial overgrowth/infections of your hair follicles...Typically just annoying rather than dangerous. It is basically a small zit. So, topical or oral acne medications can help. Ketoconazole is an antifungal cream (good for ringworms, jock-itch, athlete foot etc.) and will not do anything to the bacteria above. It won't do you harm, but won't do any good. Good luck. ...Read more
I have seb eczema on my face and doctor gave me hydrocortisone cream and also hydrozole but after using those creams white patches started on my face ?
I'm using nizoral (ketoconazole) for my scalp seborrheic dermatitis which cream or etc i can leave overnight on my scalp for better result dont wanna use top steroid?
Use as prescribed.: Always better to use medications as prescribed by doctor or as recommended on packaging. ...Read more
Can I use medicated toner and aha lotion alternate w/ retinoid cream at night for my face because of its redness and pimples on my face?
You can: You can and hopefully you will eventually staycclear. ...Read more
No: Long term use of topical steroids can thin or atrophy delicate facial skin, and will only address some of the inflammatory (red) component of the acne. This treatment does not address the underlying causes. Discuss treatment with yoru dermatolgist who will recommend oral and / or topical creams (ex: retin a, (tretinoin) clindamycin, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe (not) . . .: Lactocalamine appears to be an indian brand, at least, that's what i found when i searched online. So i'm not clear what specific lotion you're referring to. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/keratosis-pilaris/ds00769/dsection=treatments%2dand%2ddrugs for treatment options. ...Read more
Should I use canesten cream on my scalp for scalp infections such as sebhorreic dermatitis/ringworm?
No problem: You can use it. It may make your scalp somewhat greasy. If it comes as a shamp oo you may find it easier to use. ...Read more
Yes, but...: This is the cream used to treat scabies. Typically in adults and older children scabies do not affect head/face/scalp. This is not true in young children and babies for some reason. So typically we tell older patients to use the cream from neck down. However, in children and if symptoms on face in adult (this would be rare), can safely use on face ...Read more
Not the best idea: Beclomin contains a potent steroid, which can be dangerous to use on the face. It also contains and anti fungal medication, which is definitely not necessary in acne. The antibiotic in the cream is neomycin (also found in neosporin). There are better topical and oral antibiotics available for acne treatment. ...Read more
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