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Can You Use Dermovate Ointment On Your Face For Melasma
Yes.: One should be careful to avoid the eyes. ...Read more
Won't work: It's an antifungal. If your "acne" is really pityrosporum infection / tinea / folliculutis, it will work wonders. If it's real acne, get with your personal physician. Acne on the trunk usually requires systemic rx -- a real antibiotic or isotretinoin. The latter isn't for the faint-hearted but may be what you need to get clear. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can use on buttocks as well. ...Read more
To be followed: Your doctor needs to follow your lesions to confirm that they are healing, and that you are not using it too much. You should never use a steroid cream like Lidex (fluocinonide) for longer than 2-4 weeks at a time, as it can cause problems if you use it too long, such as breaking down the collagen in your skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should you put prescription face cream and clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) on the same spot on your face?
No : Its never a good idea to mix medicated creams on your skin. ...Read more
Hydrocortisone/ Acne: Hydrocortisone is a steroid cream that can be used to decrease inflammation from a number of different causes. In general, it is not a first choice acne treatment. For deep cystic acne, steroids can be injected by a physician to help reduce inflammation. However, with daily use, Hydrocortisone can lead to thinning of the skin and redness. Benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid are better choices. ...Read more
Yes: You can use it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr prescribed triamcinolone acetonide 1% cream for rash on face due to sun. Is it safe to use on face 2x/day for 1wk? Itsnot recommend use on face, y?
My doctor prescribe me the steroid cream clobetasol propionate to use has a spot treatment for cystic acne on my face and neck is this safe to use ?
Clobetasol Cream: No. Not only is clobetasol cream not an anti-acne cream, but it's way too strong to be used on the face, even when being used for the indicated conditions of eczema and psoriasis. Common topical medications used on the face are epiduo, or ziana, or acanya or retin a (tretinoin) which are all prescription. ...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 scalp in adult (this would be rare), can safely use on scalp ...Read more
My dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic,hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars. Do these work?
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
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