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Please describe the medication: fluocinonide?

Dr. Joshua Fox Dr. Fox
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Please describe the medication: fluocinonide?

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

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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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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 medication should I use to treat red swollen and irritated face due to itching during allergic reaction? (to fluocinonide ointment)

What medication should I use to treat red swollen and irritated face due to itching during allergic reaction? (to fluocinonide ointment)

Allergic Reaction: You will have to use prescription topical medication like Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Oral Prednisone can also be helpful to help the swelling. See your local dermatologist for help with your skin condition. ...Read more

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Can fluocinonide be used to treat tinea cruris. I am asking because I went to the doctor last year. He did a biopsy and told me I had psoriasis. My mom told me to get a second opinion because the medication is no longer working and its getting worse. I ge

Can fluocinonide be used to treat tinea cruris. I am asking because I went to the doctor last year. He did a biopsy and told me I had psoriasis. My mom told me to get a second opinion because the medication is no longer working and its getting worse. I ge

No.: Fluocinonide is a topical corticosteroid, commonly used to treat psoriasis (and other steroid-responsive rashes such as eczema). It does not work on fungal infections, and often makes them worse. Go back to your doctor. He'll determine why the Fluocinonide is no longer working and either prescribe a replacement or send you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is fluocinonide used for?

What is fluocinonide used for?

Fluocinonide: 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, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis, nodular puririgo, etc. ...Read more

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What is fluocinonide cream for?

What is fluocinonide cream for?

Fluocinonide: 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, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis, nodular puririgo, etc. ...Read more

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Can fluocinonide be used on hemmorhoids?

Can fluocinonide be used on hemmorhoids?

Hemmorhoids: I have not heard of that cream being used
we use other topical steroids
it is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea.
Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon

you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective such as sitz baths, creams. ...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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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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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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It's the second time it happens the first time was the first week of august I applied fluocinonide cream and it went away then it came back again?

It's the second time it happens the first time was the first week of august I applied fluocinonide cream and it went away then it came back again?

Fluocinonide cream: Fluocinonide is usually used for topical /skin rashes. It is unclear if this is what you are referring to. There can be a number of causes for rashes including eczema-primary or related allergies, strep, psoriasis, poison ivy, contact to environmental sources. Depending on the causes it may recur, if the source is not removed or require oral treatment. Discuss with doctor/ urgent care/ remot ...Read more

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Ok using fluocinonide ointment on pimples?

Ok using fluocinonide ointment on pimples?

Not for long term us: That is a steroid cream which is not good for long term use on the skin. If you are only using it every now and again on different areas of the face, it won't be a problem. Extensive use over the face or concentrated in one area can thin the skin and/or potentially cause systemic symptoms of steroid use. Other medications are better for management of acne. (salicylic acid wash/benzoyl peroxide). ...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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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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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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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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Lidex (Definition)

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