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Fluocinonide Topical Solution Usp 005 For Scalp
I use of fluocinonide 0.05% topical solution for seborrheic scalp dermatitis ok over 2 wks? My derm. Said its short term. No open sores, helps w itch.
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
My husband is 80 years old. He suffers from a very itchy scalp. His dermatologist prescribed fluocinonide topical solution. Do you suggest anything?
Hair acne I started a few years ago with hairline acne, which my doctor prescribed fluocinide gel usp, 0.05%. Seeming helped for a period of time, but now I have these huge bumps all in my scalp, which drive me out of my mind. I itch and scratch. I d
If: If you have acne or folliculitis in the scalp, you may need an oral or topical antibiotic. Difficult to tell without a picture, but there are several options to control this condition. I would visit a dermatologist who should be able to help you with this condition. I hope that helps! ...Read more
I went to my Derm for shots for my thinning of the hair; I walked out with an Rx for fluocinonide solution for my scalp.... why? Is this to help grow
I have long hair and would like to know how to apply fluocinonide to my scalp to help my psoriasis?
Need a foam: If able get a foam form of the medication it will work better ...Read more
How harmful is it to get fluocinonide in open wounds? I have bad psoriasis on my scalp and am always scratching, which results in a lot of broken skin and open wounds. I just put on my fluocinonide 0.05% and had severe stinging all over my head once I app
I have scalp pain in different spots that comes & goes. Derma dr gave me fluocinonide & I am also a 10 year breast cancer survivor. Pain burns & itchy?
What diagnosis?: You saw the appropriate specialist, a Dermatologist, for facial burning. It's very hard to diagnose dermatological disorders without seeing you in person. So, until you have strong contradictory evidence, trust your treating dermatologist and follow her/his treatment advice. Good luck! ...Read more
I am a female, 24 yrs old with thin hair. Can I use minoxidil topical solution USP 5% chymotra to my scalp? Or it should be used only by men?
It's safe: Despite the labeling in the opinion of most derms it's safer and most effective, in fact the foam is likely the most effective for both men and women. ...Read more
No.: No. They've never been mixed together.;.Get a more detailed answer ›
My dermatologist prescribed fluocinonide. 05% solution to potentially help with hyperhydrosis on my face. Can this really help?
Can using a topical steroid cream such as fluocinonide everyday for 6-months cause kidney stone to form?
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
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
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
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
Lidex (Fluocinonide): For certain types of inflammatory mouth/oral disorders/diseases Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is ok to use in the mouth. It should be applied with a q-tip and left in place over the area being treated without eating or drinking anything for 30min to 1hr. It can be used to treat oral apthae (canker sores), herpes simplex, lichen planus, and other disease that are less common, but very painful. ...Read more
Yes: Use as prescribed.Get a more detailed answer ›
VERY bad: This will relieve inflammation but also invite the bacteria that cause the pimples to spread deeper into the tissues. You are asking for an intractable deep-tissue bacterial infection. Please forgive my frankness. In our dysfunctional health care system, it's hard for people to get acne treated, though treatment is simple -- I start youngsters on topical clindamycin. ...Read more