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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Aclovate (Overview)

Aclovate is a low strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


Dr. Chad Levitt
5 doctors shared insights

Aclovate (Overview)

Aclovate is a low strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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My baby has face eczema. I used desonide for a week but it is back. Is aclovate safer or better?

My baby has face eczema. I used desonide for a week but it is back. Is aclovate safer or better?

Chronic: Eczema is chronic and will recur. I recommend avoiding harsh soaps which will dry the skin, use aquaphor or vanicream to protect your baby's skin throughout the day and desonide to keep it controlled, preferably no more than 3 times a week. It gets better over time! also, eczema makes skin more susceptible to infections so if it persists, see your dr. ...Read more

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How long can you use aclovate cream?

How long can you use aclovate cream?

Cream: Any cortisone related cream should not be used for long time, but to get better answer consult dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why is aclovate cream helping my eyebrows?

Why is aclovate cream helping my eyebrows?

Aclovate: Aclovate is a type of steroid and works to relieve itching and inflammation by reducing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system. ...Read more

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Aclovate cream is not helping my eyebrows. What are alternatives?

Aclovate cream is not helping my eyebrows. What are alternatives?

Depends on the prob: What are you treating? You really should be using eye meds this close to your eye. You can try scrubbing them with baby shampoo-but it depends. ...Read more

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My baby has face eczema. I used desonide for a week but it is back. Is aclovate safer or better?

Chronic: Eczema is chronic and will recur. I recommend avoiding harsh soaps which will dry the skin, use aquaphor or vanicream to protect your baby's skin throughout the day and desonide to keep it controlled, preferably no more than 3 times a week. It gets better over time! also, eczema makes skin more susceptible to infections so if it persists, see your dr. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eyebrow come completely out. the dermatologist gave me Nizoral (ketoconazole) and aclovate cream but it's not helping at all. any ideas?

Use Latisse (bimatoprost): If you mean that you are loosing your eyebrow hair, you have to find out what is causing it. There are many systemic causes. one of these issues are thyroid dz. So you need to have a complete physical and lab work. But if all is OK, then you may use Latisse (bimatoprost) over the eyebrow and that has shown to help eyebrow hair loss. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Aclometasone Dipropionate (Definition)

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