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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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High Strength Steroid (Overview)

High strength steroids are a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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I m 25y student. Can you tell me steroids are safe for life time.... I take deflazcort 30mg daily in the morning due tuo high IgE level.. ?

Depends on need: Long term steroid treatment has adverse implications. You and your doctor need to determine the need for taking steroids and balance the need for treatment vs the side effects of steroids, . ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
9 doctors shared insights

High Strength Steroid (Overview)

High strength steroids are a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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What is the definition or description of: steroid use?

What is the definition or description of: steroid use?

It depends: There are several different types of steroids. Anabolic steroids are often used to gain muscle mass and are the "steroids" that are baned in professional sports/olympics, etc. These can be dangerous if taken innapropriately. Corticosteroids are used commonly to treat inflammation and are found in many different medications, and can be used in joint injections, etc.Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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Gaining Strength (Checklist)

Lift weights. Do 8-12 reps per set of a weight that is heavy for you.
3x week
Eat 30-40 grams of protein at least 3-4 times per day
daily
Consider protein powder, creatine and nitric oxide. Good data on them.
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Why are cortico steroids prescribed and what are steroids really good for?

Why are cortico steroids prescribed and what are steroids really good for?

Steroids: concern?: Corticosteriods are a natural constant part of the body's own hormone, stress and recovery management. When used in some medical scenarios, - asthma, skin conditions, lupus, other rheumatoid and inflammation based conditions, -- they strengthen the body and promote recovery. They are key players in the body's stress adaptation, for good or bad. They must be carefully used and carefully stopped. ...Read more

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I have a deep red rash under my armpit. Have tried every high potency steroid it did not work. Patch testing unconclusive help! had for 6+ yrs. ?

Rash on Armpit: Treatment has to be made on a diagnosis. If a rash does not respond to treatment then the diagnosis is wrong. In this case a biopsy of the rash is needed to help with diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can steroids kick in a thyroid in to let me gain wait I have tried everything

Can steroids kick in a thyroid in to let me gain wait I have tried everything

No: Steroid treatment is not appropriate for the purpose of weight gain. You should consider seeing your doctor to ensure you're healthy and then also a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Are steroids still dangerous for an informed user?

Are steroids still dangerous for an informed user?

Yes.: Must be physician monitored, have a legitmate need, and can never be taken orally ( quite dasngerous for liver and your cholesterol profile). Gels (topical), and injection are the only ways they should be given. A reminder! anabolic streroids are controlled substances (class-3). Possession without a prescription can be a felony. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more