Doctor insights on:
Fluocinonide Allergy In Children
Lidex: Lidex (fluocinonide) is a cream with active component of a corticosteroid called fluocinonide, 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 possible adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/lidex-cream.html ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Boils or abscesses: need incision and drainage not lidex. Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating conditions such as psoriais, atopic dermatitis, eczema, lichen planus, inflammatory dermatoses or mild burns. ...Read more
No.: No. They've never been mixed together.;.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hypopigmentation: Topical steroids can cause lightening of the skin as well as other long term skin abnormalities like scarring, stretch marks (striae) and thinning (atrophy). However, skin lightening usually will go away after some time. One key to getting it to resolve faster is to keep the area protected from sunlight. Sunlight tends to make skin color discrepancies more obvious and last longer. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my dermatologist prescribed fluocinonide and said if after 3 weeks use don't come back?
If the treated: lesions resolve then follow up isn't required. However, I would contact the dermatologist if your condition is not improving. Take care. ...Read more
I'm worried because my dermatologist prescribed fluocinonide and said if after 3 weeks use don't come back, what do you suggest?
Dermatologist: may be responding to your insurance coverage or have the expectation that you will have full resolution of the condition you are being treated for. If you have good response with fluocinonide then wouldn't worry. If your symptoms don't respond than would recommend calling the physician for update. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Floucinonide is a steroid cream and chiefly used for skin rashes caused by allergy. So, it may be tried as instructed for 5-7 days and see. If improved, it's great, but don't use it daily for more than 10-14 days; if not improved as expected or worsened, seek pro-evaluation, Rx, & counseling. Remember: Allergy-related itchy skin rashes tend to be recurrent and its mainstay of care is avoiding... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Terrible idea: This will cause a slight reduction in inflammation at the price of great overgrowth of the bacteria causing the acne and enlargement of the glands that produce the oil that breeds further acne. Plus, you're using a prescription medicine inappropriately. Get scientific. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer