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Is kenalog (triamcinolone) a strong steroid?

Is kenalog (triamcinolone) a strong steroid?

Not accordng to clas: No according to classification usually prescribed strength kenalog (triamcinolone)0.25.% is in group 6 kenalog (triamcinolone) 0.1% is in group 5 kenalog (triamcinolone) 0.5 is in group 2 group1 is most potent group7 is the least potent here you have it so it depends on the potency of kenalog (triamcinolone). ...Read more

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Flurandrenolide (Definition)

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Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?

Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?

CanResearchYourself!: e.g.: https://www.google.com/search?q=potency%20of%20topical%20corticosteroids & http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/p135.pdf. All steroids (derivatives of cholesterol) work by altering gene expression, worsen blood glucose control (Diabetes Mellitus) & suppress immune system functions (can thus aggravate infections). Often fairly safe short-term if young & apparently healthy, yet can also backfire. ...Read more

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Can one use triamcinolone acetonide cream on a ringworm?

Can one use triamcinolone acetonide cream on a ringworm?

Helps with itching: Triamcinolone=steroid is sometime combined with antifungal cream to help with severe itching/irritation (inflammation). Steroid itself does not treat the ringworm. Lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and are often adequate to treat commom skin fungal/ringworm infections on skin (not beard/scalp areas). If not better in about 2 wks, consult doc for proper diagnosis/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a topical steroid cream work for my phimosis?

Can a topical steroid cream work for my phimosis?

Prescription creams: 1% Betamethasone Valerate or Kenalog (triamcinolone) are only available in US by prescription. Might work, but less likely as get older, i.e. your age. Will not work if phimotic ring is scarred, in which case surgery is only viable option. 0.Try it, might help nut don't be disappointed if it does not or recurs. ...Read more

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Can you use vanos cream after steroid injections?

Can you use vanos cream after steroid injections?

Yes: Vanos is a high potency topical steroid. It may be applied after steroid injections if there is still an active, scaly, inflammatory process on the skin. Be careful if the skin is just red, though, to avoid steroid atrophy. ...Read more

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On hypertrophic scarring on lower eyelid, is using betamethasone valerate and a steroid shot okay?

 On hypertrophic scarring on lower eyelid, is using betamethasone valerate and a steroid shot okay?

Possibly: These can reduce the size or progress of a hypertrophic scar. However they should be used intermittantly and sparingly as if steroids are used chronically, they can cause thinning and atrophy of the skin into which the injection occurs. ...Read more

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Difference between cortisone and hydra cortisone ? Can hydra cortisone creams be used regularly? Doing wonders to my skin!

Difference between cortisone and hydra cortisone ? Can hydra cortisone creams be used regularly? Doing wonders to my skin!

It depends...: The two drugs are slightly different in that hydrocortisone is just a little more potent. However, both work similarly. As to using them regularly, the question becomes why the need for continued use. If you have a skin condition that is present whenever you do not use the cream, then it is a good idea to see your doctor about it so that it can be better assessed. There may be a more appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Does Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream help with pain?

Does Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream help with pain?

Helps inflammation: Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) and other topical steroids will help with inflammation in the skin. They are not analgesics (pain relievers). However, when the inflammation is alleviated, the pain will also improve. ...Read more

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Will beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulphate and miconazole nitrate cream help in removing scars?

Will beclomethasone, dipropionate, neomycin sulphate and miconazole nitrate cream help in removing scars?

No: None of these would help for removing scars but depending on the condition may reduce complications that could lead to scar formation. ...Read more

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Is kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase edible?

Kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase: This is used as an oral bandage to treat or cover sores/ulcers in the mouth. Swallowing small amounts used in this manor is not harmful. ...Read more

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Will nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream help with ringworm?

Will nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream help with ringworm?

No: They are terrible actually. Nystatin is an antifungal medicine, but is not effective against ringworm. Triamcinolone is a topical steroid that will help you with your itch, but often makes it easier for the fungus to grow and often allows it to spread more deeply into the skin. ...Read more

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Any topical cream (steroid cream) side effects?

Potentially.: Applying a strong steroid cream for too long on thin skin (face, groin, underarms, etc.) will eventually cause thinning of the skin (atrophy) and eventually stretch marks (striae). That's why dermatologists cringe when they see strong steroids prescribed for areas that are too sensitive to handle them properly. Strong creams should be used only on thick skin for a couple of weeks at most. ...Read more

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Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?

Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?

Be careful: Each cream is for something different. Some on your list is for acne and some is for hyperpigmentation and the steroid cream is for inflammation but it can thin your skin. The others can cause sun burn so only use at night and put it only on the area it is prescribed for. ...Read more

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Can I use triamcinolone acetonide cream on athletes foot?

No: Only antifungals will kill fungal infections. Purchase otc terbinafine, lotrimin or any topical antifungal and apply as directed. You must also purchase a antifungal spray powder such as micatin or tinactin (tolnaftate) and spray your shoes you wear once a week to kill the fungal spores in your shoes to prevent reoccurrence. Triamcinolone is a topical steroid and will not kill the fungal infection. ...Read more

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Can I use a steroid cream on acne?

Can I use a steroid cream on acne?

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 more

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Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Steoid & occlusive.: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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What to know before trying using cordran tape for wrinkles (aging) ?

What to know before trying using cordran tape for wrinkles (aging) ?

Wrinkles: Tape does not fix wrinkles. Treatments for wrinkles include skin resurfacing procedures, neurotoxins and fillers. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cordran allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cordran allergy?

Cordran allergy: Cordran (Flurandrenolide) is a steroid medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/cordran-cream-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Flurandrenolide allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Flurandrenolide allergy?

Flurandrenolide: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Cordran (flurandrenolide) is a topical steroid. Potential adverse effects may include: burning sensation or thinning of skin. Not aware of allergic reactions to this medication.
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How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape?

How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape?

Cordran tape: F from NJ asks: How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape? ANS: if if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding do not use this as may affect your baby. This is a question only a Dr. who knows you can answer as they know all of the other issues that need to be considered before using this tape. Go to drugs.com & look up so u can give them the information needed ...Read more

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Is cordran tape the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Is cordran tape the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Probably not: If your skin improves with cordan tape then you should respond to other steroids. You may need to change the way you apply a cream, gel or ointment. Your dermatologist should be able to help you with this. ...Read more

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Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Pathologically...: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever tried using cordran tape for wrinkles?

Has anyone ever tried using cordran tape for wrinkles?

Wrinkles and Tape: Cordran tape (flurandrenolide tape) is a steroid medicated bandage that might have some value in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin. As a stand alone treatment, topical steroids are not an effective treatment for wrinkles. Some topical skin creams, including some with retin-a, have steroids in them to help reduce the reactive inflammation that goes along with Retin-A treatment. ...Read more

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Does Cordran Tape (Flurandrenolide) flatten hypertrophic scars? I am looking to reduce the appearance of a scar from tattoo removal.

Does Cordran Tape (Flurandrenolide) flatten hypertrophic scars? I am looking to reduce the appearance of a scar from tattoo removal.

No good treatment: Really the best option would be to find yourself a very skilled and gentile doctor and scrape the area flat. Now hopefully your skin heals well and does not d keloid. But you never really know. Here you need the art of medicine ...Read more

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Which steroid can help me build strength and muscle fast? I need to build a lot oF strength in. Short time window like a month and half

Which steroid can help me build strength and muscle fast? I need to build a lot oF strength in. Short time window like a month and half

Wrong site: We do not condone Anabolic steroids for muscle and or strenght gain. Your best bet is to go to the gym, lift weights and eat the appropriate foods. Please know that Anabolic steroids cause far greater harm than good. Good Luck ...Read more

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Dose creatine really work on increaseing strength and muscle mass and what dose if true I don't want to take steroids I may take pro hormones?

Dose creatine  really work on increaseing strength and muscle mass and what dose if true I don't want to take steroids I may take pro hormones?

Increase strength: Many professional athletes take meds to improve strength etc. only to be found out and suspended, Don't follow that path. 1: Please set up an appointment with an athletic trainer. 2: Please see a dietitian. That combination, if used properly, will take you where you want to be. May take a few months but you will still have many years ahead of you. "Go Man U" ...Read more

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Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?

CanResearchYourself!: e.g.: https://www.google.com/search?q=potency%20of%20topical%20corticosteroids & http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/p135.pdf. All steroids (derivatives of cholesterol) work by altering gene expression, worsen blood glucose control (Diabetes Mellitus) & suppress immune system functions (can thus aggravate infections). Often fairly safe short-term if young & apparently healthy, yet can also backfire. ...Read more

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Had steroid inj at wrist d/t de Quervain's 6 months ago. No pain since but the pain is coming n' finkelstein+ again.Should i get another wrist inj?

Could: Steroid injections for pain can last up to six months. This is considered a good result. However, at your age, you could consider getting it released, and your problem would be solved. Talk to your doctor about seeing an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How long can oral steroids be taken for?

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Depends: on the condition, short bursts (courses) are usually 7-10 days long, but some conditions requires longer periods with different dosings ...Read more

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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more


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Cordran (Definition)

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