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Elomet Cream Side Effect
Can elomet cream (Mometasone Furoate) used to deal with balanitis (foreskin inflammation)? Also is there any serious side effect?
Tiny amounts!: Whenever you use a steroid cream on your skin, remember that overuse can thin your skin. This can be a problem in sensitive areas. Ask your doctor for specific information about your situation. LGromkoMD ...Read more
I have had eczema since young and recently got prescribed elomet. 1) Are there major side effects when using Elomet? 2) will I become dependent on Elomet or any other steroid cream in future? 3) Is there a chance that after sometime using Elomet, it wo
No: Elomet is relatively low potency steroid cream and can be used only at times when the eczema is flaring. When your skin is clear, your can usually maintain by avoiding triggers and thoroughly hydrating the skin. Thus, when used in this way, side effects are negligible. Dependence can be avoided by employing alternative means for management (see check lists on Health Tap). ...Read more
This is one of those products that do not have a double blind study to support its use and effectiveness.
You will use it at your own risk. ...Read more
I wanted to know is there any good wrinkle cream which can give me instant and side effect free result?
Are a great number of products!!!!
They tend to be PRICEY and have many Hollywood/TV stars recommending them
They all have ONE THING in common They HYDRATE (cause water to enter) the SKIN...that's how they work!
Hope this is helpful
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Heliocare products sunblok capsule (oral), is it have side effect if consume to replace sunblok cream?
I m worried about my facial hairs growth? I m facing this problem from last 1 year. Is there any cream for reducing hairs without any side effect?
Facial hair growth: Follow up with endocrinologist as specialist in hormone. You could use delipitory creams but why is this occurring? It may be polycystic ovarian syndrome, medications like cyclosporine, Cushing's disease, masses in adrenal or ovaries. Check TSH for thyroid and prolactin for pituitary function f/u/ w/ endocrinologist ...Read more
My brother got a batasol cream from his friend and he use it everyday as a lighting skin cream. I would like to know what are the side effect Off this?
Potentially: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/hydroquinone-topical-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Let me try to help: Burning, itching, or stinging may occur when you apply this medication, but usually only lasts a short time. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. This medication is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. Mometasone decreases swelling (inflammation), itching, and redness. ...Read more
None: There is no cream that will nor give your some type of irritation or side effect. Use them as directed. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Econazole cream: Normally it is a safe cream in children with minor side effects like redness, itching and burning at the site, rash which looks like pimples.These side effect usually pass, but if they persist stop the cream. You should call your doctor immidiately if you get very rare side effects, blisters, open sores or allergic reactionlikesneezind, dizuness and trouble breathing. ...Read more
Hi, is there any side effect of applying dexamethasone cream a the 0.001% for a pro-long period of time?
This steroid is TOO STRONG and LONG LASTING for skin if used chronically and it can diminish your own
CORTISOL production (Adrenal gland) since it is ABSORBED by the body!!
IT SHOULD NEVER be used on your FACE since it can produce DERMAL side effects (blood vessel growth and unattractive acneiform lesions.
Hope this helps! "A wordd to the wise" ...Read more
I had a fungal infc. I used cortisone cream then I got a white patch, how can I know that if this vitiligo or just a side effect of the cream?
Hypopigmentation: After a skin inflammation area or dermatitis lesion due to any reason is resolved, it will look lighter than the surrounding normal skin area. It is likely due to suppression or death of the local pigmented cells in the process. The white patch is more pronounced if you have dark complexion or expose to sunlight. It will gradually fade away. It might take many months or longer. ...Read more
Does elidel (pimecrolimus) cream cause constant burning hot sensation in face for more than a day. Feels like face is on fire. Or it should not. Is it a temporary side effect that should subside in less time.
Protopic: Your dr may give you a trial of Protopic ointment. Likely to resolve the problem. Why elidel (pimecrolimus)? You must have something you are treating with the elidel (pimecrolimus). ...Read more
How to use expigment cream (4% hidrokinon) and what is the side effect???? I wanna use it for freckles and acne place
Hydroquinone cream: Is a skin bleaching agent that can help lighten dark spots on the skin. It has to be used responsibly though. You can use it twice a day, small amounts on affected areas for 4-6 weeks. It's also important to use a sunblock with it. Mild itching, redness, dryness or burning can occur although no serious side effects are known. In some cases prolonged use can cause hyper pigmentation instead. ...Read more
I am using facial whitening cream, Rub it between the thighs area, near to the private part, is this affect on reproductive system (side effect)?
Confirm safety: Before applying this cream to your genitals you need to confirm with the pharmacist that it is safe to do so. Skin reacts differently than mucosal tissues. If you have darkening of the vulva then you should also ask your doctor to look at it. Acanthosis nigricans is a discoloration that can occur and may indicate diabetes or pre diabetes. ...Read more
I want 2 know ur opinion & info about breast actives cream & pills for breast enlargment. Are they good? Is there any side effect? Can I use cream only?
Myths: There is no topical product that will change your genes or your breast anatomy. You have to be smarter than this. Don't waste money on false promises. ...Read more
I read online there are lots of side effect for Lamisil. Is there any safe alternative cream to treat infant/toddler's athlete foot?
Safe???: Lamisil is safe and effective when used appropriately & was deemed so by the food & drug administration back when it was only available by prescription. After years of use, its track record allowed it to be released to the general public. Any med that is strong enough to help will have side effects in some people. I find it a safe med. Lotramin is another antifungal that is usually effective. ...Read more
I use expigment cream with %4 hydroquinone under my eyes for freckles is there side effect on my eyes?? Sometime I feel mild burning of my eye?? help
Maybe too strong: The skin around your eyes is very thin and delicate so I like to be very cautious about what to put around that area. If you continue using it and experience burning, I would avoid using hydroquinone 4%. Let your doctor know, perhaps he or she will recommend 2% hydroquinone or another alternative for you. ...Read more
Hello, I have fibroadenoma on my breast. Nowdays my doctor said that put ichthammol on your breast. Can it be side-effect, if I put this cream?
Does not add up!: How does your doctor know it is fibroadenoma without removing the tissue and having a pathologist examine it. Even if it is a fibroadenoma, applying something to the skin of the breast is not going to cure it. You may wish to consult a different doctor. ...Read more
Fungal infection in my beard chin area&hairs r falling from beard. Dr. adviced me to apply surfaz-sn & have some tablets. Any side effect of surfaz-sn cream. Will hair grow back? Or patches will be left in my beard? Thanks.
IF YOU MEAN SULFACETAMIDE OR ANY OTHER SULFA PILL THERE ARE MANY SIDE EFFECTS.
YOU SHOULD PROVIDE US DOCTORS WITH THE EXACT NAMES OF YOUR MEDICATIONS INCLUDING THE PILLS AND THE CREAM.
OTHERWISE THERE IS NO WAY TO GIVE ADVICE. . .
GOOD LUCK. ...Read more
I have acne scars on my face. Please suggest me some gel or cream or some medicine without any side effect?
Laser or dermabrade: Scars are areas of localized fibrotic changes in skin. In order to improve their appearance, one must excise or decrease the depth of the scar by "sanding" it or layering it. There are no other ways to eradicate them. ...Read more
Can clindamycin vaginal cream and flagyl orally taken, be used together for bv and pid. Should I take diflucan as precaution to yeast side effect?
Anti-fungal: I recommend that all of my female patients when taken any antibiotic be given a prescription for Diflucan. Antibiotics which killed a normal flora both in the mouth and in the vaginal region may predispose patients to developing yeast infections. I recommend that you always asks for generic Diflucan and have this on hand in case it is needed. ...Read more
After taking loratadine and application of dermersone cream for mild eczema, red itchy spots appeared on my arms, legs, shoulders and back. After scratching, some of the spots burst and pus leaked out. Is this a side effect of the medicine or drug allergy
Possible infection: This sound more like a secondary infection of your eczema rather than a side effect of the medication. See your doctor. ...Read more
NO!!!!: This is a steroid, and while a steroid cream will hide your symptoms and take the itch away, it does nothing to kill or treat the fungus! try using an otc anti-fungal cream like lotrimin, Lamisil or tinactin (tolnaftate) 2x/day for at least 30 days. Your symptoms should disappear in 3-5 days, but since fungal sores live 30 days, you must use it for 30 days to prevent recurrence. Also... Don't scratch! ...Read more
Around how long can elomet cream be used on face? I am an adult and the cream is helping a lot. How long can I use?
What kind of cream is this?? Not a prescription as far as I can figure out. If over the counter ask question with its INGREDIENTS listed.
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