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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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.?

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. Cornelius O'leary jr
9 Doctors shared insights

High Strength Steroid (Overview)

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


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Gaining Strength (Checklist)

Lift weights: do eight to 12 reps per set of a weight that is heavy for you
3x week
Eat 30-40 grams of protein at least three to four times per day
daily
Consider protein powder, creatine, and nitric oxide
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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.?

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

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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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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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor your blood pressure at home
Daily
See your doctor regularly and work with him/her to control your blood pressure
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Take your medication as instructed without fail
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Husband heated up all-clad pan (not nonstick) for 10 min on high and it smelled. Can that be toxic? Pregnant and worried.

Husband heated up all-clad pan (not nonstick) for 10 min on high and it smelled. Can that be toxic? Pregnant and worried.

Yes, toxic: Yes, the pan is unsafe as the coating becomes toxic when overheated with no food in it. The fumes are toxic also but given the short time of exposure, you, your baby, and your husband should be fine. Throw out the pan. ...Read more

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I've been taking 7 grams of steroid compounds for 3 months now is that alot? And have only one minor side effect why do you think I have a high tolerant

I've been taking 7 grams of steroid compounds for 3 months now is that alot? And have only one minor side effect why do you think I have a high tolerant

GRAMS?: If correct, yes, for any commonly used steroid, that is a very high dose--unless the online pharmacy you are using is selling you sugar pills. Can cause serious internal dysfunction and needs stopped. Talk w/dr for evaluation of organ function. ...Read more

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Managing High Cholesterol (Checklist)

Take your medications as prescribed
Once
Avoid or limit all meat and shellfish
Once
Reduce fatty, fried, and sugary food
Once
Eat mostly fruits and vegetables
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What are the side effects of using steroids?

What are the side effects of using steroids?

Many & inevitable: With most medications, there are possible side effects. With steroids, they are guaranteed. The only question is which one. The lowest dose for the shortest period should be used, if there is no alternative. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get steroids out of your blooc system?

Depends: How long have those nasty steroids been in your ''blooc'' system.
Now a bloocologist could help you, but I'm thinking it is in your blood.
So tomorrow, bright and early, you call your physician. An endocrinologist will taper you. More in, longer out. ...Read more

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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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How long do steroids last in your system, im on a 6 day reigamen.

Family practice: A short course of Prednisone will not not remaine in your system long. It's effect however will continue. It's a strong antiinflamatory. Helps with asthma, allergic reactions, or with joint pain. Any concerns discuss with your primary dr. ...Read more

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Can we mix steroids and antiviral drugs?

Can we mix steroids and antiviral drugs?

Maybe: The answer to this question would depend on the exact medications you are referring to. Ask your physician or pharmacist if your medications will have any interactions. ...Read more

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How will non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose affect my health going forward?

How will non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose affect my health going forward?

Kidney and stomach: These are the two areas most affected. Nsaids can cause erosion of the stomach lining and lead to ulcers and bleeding. They can also cause acute renal failure, especially if taken in large doses. If everything looks fine after an overdose then there shouldn't be any long-term problems. ...Read more

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Which steroid can help me build strength and muscle fast? I need to build a lot oF strength in. Short time window like a month and half

Which steroid can help me build strength and muscle fast? I need to build a lot oF strength in. Short time window like a month and half

Wrong site: We do not condone Anabolic steroids for muscle and or strenght gain.

Your best bet is to go to the gym, lift weights and eat the appropriate foods. Please know that Anabolic steroids cause far greater harm than good. Good Luck ...Read more

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Dose creatine really work on increaseing strength and muscle mass and what dose if true I don't want to take steroids I may take pro hormones?

Dose creatine really work on increaseing strength and muscle mass and what dose if true I don't want to take steroids I may take pro hormones?

Increase strength: Many professional athletes take meds to improve strength etc. Only to be found out and suspended, Don't follow that path.

1: Please set up an appointment with an athletic trainer.
2: Please see a dietitian.

That combination, if used properly, will take you where you want to be. May take a few months but you will still have many years ahead of you.

"Go Man U" ...Read more

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I've been taking 7 grams of steroid compounds for 3 months now is that alot? And have only one minor side effect why do you think I have a high tolerant

GRAMS?: If correct, yes, for any commonly used steroid, that is a very high dose--unless the online pharmacy you are using is selling you sugar pills. Can cause serious internal dysfunction and needs stopped. Talk w/dr for evaluation of organ function. ...Read more

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Do steroids cause a high hematocrit?

Do steroids cause a high hematocrit?

Thanks for asking!: One of the known side effects of anabolic steroid use is increase in hematocrit (hct). The normal range of hct is 42%-54%. If it goes above 54%, it may lead to cardiovascular and circulation damage. Users of Anabolic steroids should work closely with your doctors to maintain hct at normal range and always keep a balanced hydration. ...Read more

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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

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I was a bodybuilder before Iraq came bk 5 month ago and don't want to take steroids dose creating really work and can I take high dose I train 5 days?

No: Kelly612:
No legitimate physician will recommend anabolic steroids simply for training or body building. If you truly are suffering from low testosterone then after performing an exam, lab tests will be ordered to confirm the diagnosis and steroids can be prescribed to keep your testosterone level within normal limits. ...Read more

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Are steroids really that bad if used knowledgeabley and not abused with high doses or extended periods of time.

Steroids: Corticosteroids are used for many purposes in the medical field; to reduce inflammation, reduce swelling, treat acute asthma, reduce brain edema, etc.
However, Anabolic steroids are increasingly used inappropriately in the fields of body building, anti-aging, athletic pursuits in high schoolers all the way to professionals. These "performance enhancers" have multiple potential side effects. ...Read more

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