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Dr. James Dukelow
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Aristocort (Overview)

Aristocort is a corticosteroid which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

Treats symptom: Aristocort (triamcinolone) is a corticosteroid that decrease the inflammation due to the eczematous process. In essence it relieves the symptoms, but it does not cure the eczema. This process can be from as little as one day to as many as 5 days. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
75 doctors shared insights

Aristocort (Overview)

Aristocort is a corticosteroid which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Is triamcinolone acetonide cream effective to treat foot/nail fungus?

Is triamcinolone acetonide cream effective to treat foot/nail fungus?

No: It is a steroid cream not an antifungal. Also, steroid creams should be used judiciously as they do carry side effects and hence should not be used indiscriminantly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to the tanning bed, while using triamcinolone acetonide?

Is it safe to go to the tanning bed, while using triamcinolone acetonide?

No: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women. ...Read more

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Sufferer I have taken my triamcinolone (trade names kenalog, aristocort you have any short/long term side effects while taking this drug?

Stretch marks: Chronic use can thin skin and lead to stretch marks. It is best ot decrease frequency of application from two times a day to once a day and then to a few times a week. The frequency of application can be increased if necessary with flare of eczema. ...Read more

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How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

Treats symptom: Aristocort (triamcinolone) is a corticosteroid that decrease the inflammation due to the eczematous process. In essence it relieves the symptoms, but it does not cure the eczema. This process can be from as little as one day to as many as 5 days. ...Read more

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Sufferer I have taken my triamcinolone (trade names kenalog, aristocort you have any short/long term side effects while taking this drug?

Stretch marks: Chronic use can thin skin and lead to stretch marks. It is best ot decrease frequency of application from two times a day to once a day and then to a few times a week. The frequency of application can be increased if necessary with flare of eczema. ...Read more