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What is the definition or description of: Lidex (fluocinonide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lidex (fluocinonide) allergy?

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

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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Will fluocinonide elp removng psoriasis scales?

Will fluocinonide elp removng psoriasis scales?

Yes: Fluocinonide is a high potency steroid frequently used for treatment of psoriasis and can be expected to decrease scale, reduce redness, and help with itch and irritation when used as directed. ...Read more

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Can I put fluocinonide on my scalp?

Can I put fluocinonide on my scalp?

If prescribed for: That use. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, psoriais and other conditions ...Read more

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Fluocinonide ointment treat a boil?

Fluocinonide ointment treat a boil?

No: The only thing that treats a boil is drainage. The pus has to come out. Nothing applied to the skin will help. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to use fluocinonide on a boil?

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

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Will fluocinonide treat yeast on face?

Will fluocinonide treat yeast on face?

Fluocinonide: (lidex) gel gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. If you have a yeast infection - you will likely need a topical antifungal medication. ...Read more

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Compare epiceram skin barrier or fluocinonide cream?

Compare epiceram skin barrier or fluocinonide cream?

Different: Epiceram is barrier repair cream and has no antiinflammatory properties. These are often used in combination to quiet eczema. Once improved the epiceram would be continued and the steroid cream slowly stopped. ...Read more

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Can fluocinonide. 05 cream be used for treating eczema?

Can fluocinonide. 05 cream be used for treating eczema?

Yes: It is a high potency steroid cream and in children we try to stay with the mid strength steroid creams. It can be absorbed to some extent and can cause thinning of the skin. Use judiciously, but not in children. ...Read more

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Will skin discoloration from fluocinonide (lidex) cream go away?

Will skin discoloration from fluocinonide (lidex) cream go away?

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

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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

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I'm worried because my dermatologist prescribed fluocinonide and said if after 3 weeks use don't come back, what do you suggest?

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

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Fluocinonide on penis for flaky spot?

Fluocinonide on penis for flaky spot?

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 more

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Fluocinonide cream is good for hemorrhoids?

Fluocinonide cream is good for hemorrhoids?

Short time: Only for few days when hemorrhoidal swelling is causing pain. Sitz bath is better. ...Read more

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Can fluocinonide be used for redness on the penis?

Can fluocinonide be used for redness on the penis?

Yes, . ..: Fluocinonide cream is merely a topical corticosteroid formulation for anti-inlammatory / antipruritic use. So, it's okay to apply it on the indicated skin conditions as professionally advised with no exception for the ones on the penis. If more doubt arises, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Is fluocinonide ointment good for pimples?

Is fluocinonide ointment good for pimples?

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 more

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How will fluocinonide ointment affect a fetus?

How will fluocinonide ointment affect a fetus?

It should not: Fluocinonide is a steroid, and when used sparingly as a cream or ointment (usually for an inflammatory-type rash), it should have no effect on pregnancy. To be totally safe, most ob/gyns will ask you to wait until the end of the 1st trimester to use these medications. ...Read more

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How effective is fluocinonide (Vanos) for treating sarcoidosis?

How effective is fluocinonide (Vanos) for treating sarcoidosis?

Here are some...: There was a similar Q about Colbex; the answer to Colebex is totally applicable for fluocinonide (Vanos). Both are potent topical corticosteroid for itchy skin from eczema including atopic dermatitis, allergies, psoriasis, rashes, etc. Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease; systemic use of steroid is a part of general measure treating a slew of diseases with vague etiology. More? Ask the treating doc. ...Read more

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Is fluocinonide. 05% a hormone based medication?

Is fluocinonide. 05% a hormone based medication?

Yes: It is a moderately potent corticosteroid, usually given as a topical cream, gel or ointment for skin problems. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fluocinonide and fucidin?

What is the difference between fluocinonide and fucidin?

Fucidin: Fucidin is an antibiotic, used orally or topically to treat infections. Fluocinonide is a topical steroid used to treat skin inflammation such as psoriasis or eczema. ...Read more

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Can I buy fluocinonide ointment at a store without a prescription?

Can I buy fluocinonide ointment at a store without a prescription?

Too strong: This should not be used in infant, and not on the RAE even in adults. 1 per cent Hydrocortisone cream can be used sparingly for a few days and decreased to once a day then a few times per week. ...Read more

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I have inverse psoriasis I am currently taking fluocinonide 0.05%. Should change my diet because it has gotten worse and I don't have any insurance.?

I have inverse psoriasis I am currently taking fluocinonide 0.05%. Should change my diet because it has gotten worse and I don't have any insurance.?

Antinflammatory diet: Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease. All autoimmune diseases begin in the gut. The leaky gut to be precise. Just google autoummine diesease and leaky gut. Switch to an anti-inflammatoy diet. Since grains and legumes cause gut inflammation leading to leaky gut or increased intestinal permeability. Eliminating all grains and legumes form your diet will help with your psoriasis. ...Read more

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How safe is fluocinonide 0.025% to a 3-month old baby with mild facial rashes?

How safe is fluocinonide 0.025% to a 3-month old baby with mild facial rashes?

Too strong: This should not be used in infant, and not on the RAE even in adults. 1 per cent Hydrocortisone cream can be used sparingly for a few days and decreased to once a day then a few times per week. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Fluocinonide (Definition)

Fluocinonide is "high-potency" topical corticosteroid used in the treatment of eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, bites, skin allergies etc. It can come as a cream, ...Read more


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Lidex (Definition)

Lidex is a high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more