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Effects On Keratosis Pilaris With Prednisone
Would applying clobetasol propionate (dermovate) on genitals for a short period worsen HPV condition? what are the side effects?
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
I was prescribed Elidel (pimecrolimus) for dermatitis on face but I may have rosacea too. Will the Elidel (pimecrolimus) make the rosacea worse? Many thanks
Any DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS of long term (TOPICAL) isotretinoin/erythromtcin use on the skin? Like premature aging? Been using it on/off 11 yrs for acne.
I have never heard: of topical isotretinoin(that is accutane) do you mean tretinoin (or retin A)? Topical retinoic acid will not hurt and can help as it stimulates new collagen and thickens the epidermis. Topcial erythromycin is just a topical antibiotic. It won't age your skin but may stop working. Hope that helps ...Read more
I'm taking prednisone for erythema multiforme and combined it with Nabumetone. A sunburn like rash has formed on my chest and arms. Please advice. ?
Can I use benzoyl peroxide (topical) while on Accutane pills? (10mg) will it affect the process of accutane?
Can seborrheic dermatitis cause pustules and papules? I've been diagnosed with seb derm but can't find any information about this.
Usually not: Please consult this site for authoritative information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/definition/CON-20031872 ...Read more
Perindropil&amlodipine 10/10mg(COVERAM) taking for high BP, having side effect like rashes on leg called psorisis.is it serious?
What are dermatologists review on using extra virgin coconut oil and banana peels for adult acne? I have amyopathic dermatomyositis and rosacea.
Possible recurring seborrheic dermatitis on face? Red, flaky & bumps. Have treated with ketoconazole and steroids - even honey. Flared worse. Advice?
I have discoid lupus and am on day 2 of generic plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) only side effect is diarrhea. Will it eventually go away with more time on med?
Acne Tratment : Topical Erythromycin is an an effective treatments for mild acne, but long term use is not generally advocated. Side effects can include sensitivity to the drug, development of resistant strains of bacteria, upset stomach, and other side effects. Some preparations contain benzoyl peroxide, which has been identified as a cancer promoter in some studies. Always check with your dermatologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the dangers of long term use of prednisone for sle in low doses. Like 5mg. Got ezcema on hands from generic plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine). What are other options?
Does a flare up of seborrheic dermatitis with pain and burning mean hair will fall. Using clobesol, Nizoral shampoo. Kenalog (triamcinolone) spray and oral prednison?
Prescribed plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for P.A.- mild psoriasis + other conditions+strong fam history, what are chances of severe psoriasis outbreak from drug? Thanks!
I was prescribed Loratadine for irritant dermatitis on chest.are those pills safe-how often side effects appear from them?is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) better?
Excimer laser: The excimer laser, wavelength 308 which is used for psoriaisis can be safely used on the penis for inflammation such as is found in lichen planus. Oral steroids are temporary and the lichen pla us will recur quickly. Another option is vertical, a vitamin d ointment, which will not thin skin of the penis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doxycycline and Topical Clobetasol Propionate for guttate psoriasis flare-up, back and shoulders have stubborn & unresponsive "folliculitis" now?
I'm sorry: but this is the type of specific problem about which helpful advice can only be given if a specialist in psoriasis has the opportunity to examine you and your skin and review comprehensively what treatment has been given and it's effectiveness. Only then can further suggestions for treatment be given. Please continue working with your Dermatologist or get a 2nd opinion. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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