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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Halog (Overview)

Halog is a high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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It's okay to use my halcinonide cream to treat a hemorrhoid right?

It's okay to use my halcinonide cream to treat a hemorrhoid right?

Halcinonide Cream: Halcinonide Cream (Halog Cream) is a topical corticosteroid – so I assume it could help with swelling, itching & discomfort from hemorrhoids. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3 doctors shared insights

Halog (Overview)

Halog is a high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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Would could be the side effects of calamine lotion and halcinonide solutions (when mixed together) and apply on the skin?

Would could be the side effects of calamine lotion and halcinonide solutions (when mixed together) and apply on the skin?

Steroid side effects: Calamine usually does not cause skin side effects other than irritation in rare cases. Steroids can cause skin atrophy, lightening of the skin and stretch marks from overuse. Discuss these and other potential side effects with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Halog allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Halog allergy?

Halog allergy: Halog (halcinonide cream) is a topical steroid used to treat skin inflammation & itching. 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 effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/halog-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more

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It's okay to use my halcinonide cream to treat a hemorrhoid right?

Halcinonide Cream: Halcinonide Cream (Halog Cream) is a topical corticosteroid – so I assume it could help with swelling, itching & discomfort from hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Would could be the side effects of calamine lotion and halcinonide solutions (when mixed together) and apply on the skin?

Steroid side effects: Calamine usually does not cause skin side effects other than irritation in rare cases. Steroids can cause skin atrophy, lightening of the skin and stretch marks from overuse. Discuss these and other potential side effects with your physician. ...Read more

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Who gets omg?

Who gets omg?

Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more

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Do you mean polyps?: Regular follow up with primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What's a spur?

What's a spur?

Spur : Most spurs are completely asymptomatic. They don't need any specific treatment. Very few need surgery. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

There are a number..: There are a number of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well ...Read more

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Who gets chip?

Who gets chip?

See below: Chip = children's health insurance program — it is a type of medicaid for kids. Depending on a state's requirements, kids under 18 can be covered by the state's health insurance program if the parents are under a certain income level. Kids can be enrolled through their schools, pediatricians, or hospitals. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Halcinonide (Definition)

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


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