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Elocon Mometasone Furoate Ointment
2nd strongest: Mometasone is in 2nd strongest class out of 7 levels of topical steroids. Use sparingly and for shortest time possible. Can cause thinning of your skin, sometimes redness and irritation [sensitized skin]. Kids may absorb more so be very careful if used chronically [can effect their whole body]/. ...Read more
Doc gave me mometasone furoate 0.1% ointment to apply on whole face for 2 days for a skin irritation. Now have dents on my skin in 3 places. Help me!
Steroid Cream: It is a corticosteroid cream and used for skin rash caused by allegy, for atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, inflammatory conditions of skin other dermatosis which respond to steroid cream locally and one application a day only.It is a medium potency corticosteroid cream and can not be sold without prescription. ...Read more
No: No it is not to be used for treating dandruff. ...Read more
Poison Ivy Treatment: Topical steroids like mometasone are often prescribed to treat poison ivy. Sometimes, patient will also require oral steroids to help these eruptions subside. However, you shouldn't use any prescription medication, oral or topical cream, without first consulting your physician. ...Read more
I have a reocurring itch red spot and been using mometasone furoate to go away, but appears later.?
Iam using hydroquinone 2% retinion 0.025% mometasone furoate 0.1% for more than 2 years..now i stopped it became more darker.please help me?
I recently noticed that my back and my chest is cover with dark scaly patches. What can it be? I tried mometasone furoate but is not working.
Rash on chest & back: One of the rashes on chest and back that has scaling patches either lighter or darker than skin color is tinea versicolor, a yeast infection of the skin. Tinea versicolor gets worse in hot weather. It is treated with dandruff shampoos like selenium sulfide or ketoconazole and topical or oral antifungal medications. Topical steroids do not help and may make it worse. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Partly: Diaper rash is caused by too much moisture on the area and the major problem is from monilial infection. The best approach is to make sure the bottom be kept dry by changing the diaper when moist. Anti-perspirant powder can also be used. However an anti-fungal cream is often needed +/- a topical cortisone cream . ...Read more
Alopecia Aerata: Har loss caused by condition called alopecia aerate sometimes responds to local corticosteroid injections or cream or lotion like mometasone, but cream and lotions are not so effective as the injections are and may take longer to see results.Whether it will work is difficult to predict. But it will do nothing to male pattern hair loss which is the common hair loss in men. ...Read more
Depending on...: ...The disease we are treating, it may be appropriate. For healthy skin, no, it is not. ...Read more
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