Doctor insights on:
How Fast Can Steroids Thin The Skin
My spinal disk connecting neck to head has a slight congenital thinness. Should i be concerned about a mild chronic neck pain?
No as disc space : Narrowing is a sign of us aging in terms of the spine which has been demonstrated to begin as early as 10 years of age with males showing signs on x-rays at an earlier age than females with smoking accelerating these changes as well as trauma and genetic basis. Don't sweat over the minor pain ...Read more
Thin Skin: Fragile or thin skin that tears easily is a common problem in older adults. Aging, sun exposure and genetics all play a role in thinning skin. Certain medications, such as long–term use of oral or topical corticosteroids, also can weaken skin and the blood vessels in the skin. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-aging/expert-answers/thin-skin/faq-20057753 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thinned discoloration penis skin from steroid cream, is there anything i can put on to heal skin faster?
See derm: You should see your dermatologist for the right answer. You could try amalactin cream. ...Read more
It depends: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
I was treated for penile yeast infection, I was given steroid creams to treat it and have thinned skin and discoloration. How do I heal the skin?
Does a "fast metabolism" and natural thinness mean a shorter life span (according to studies it makes your body work harder and tire) true? :(
Probably: Animals like the sloth have a longer lifespan than others with a faster metabolism. This may correlate with the sleep profile. Under 6 hours and over 8 hours gives a shorter lifespan than between those figures. I think that this means that a median is right for everything--- yin and yang. ...Read more
Potentially: Long term use of topical steroids can cause atrophy or thinning of the skin - and also dilated vessels and possibly scarring. You need to speak to your prescribing physician to determine your exact course which is usually limited to 1-3 weeks depending on your exact underlying condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frequent and long duration usage of steroid creams will lead to addict(depend) the skin to that cream? if so what is the duration steroids can be used?
Short times. : The skin will be come thin, shiny and frequently have little arteries showing in the skin Can take a long time to recover especially on the face. Should not use longer than a week to 19 days. follow prescriber instructions. ...Read more
Steroids not great: A 26 year old female with dry skin questions use of steroid creams. Steroid creams can have side effects when used without supervision of a physician, including thinning of the skin and increased bruising. Also, steroid creams can aggravate certain skin conditions. So always see a physician first before using. Dry skin alone should be responsive to application of ointments and creams daily. ...Read more
TIncture of time.: If the damage is thinning of the skin, discoloration, or stretch marks, there is not a whole lot you can do to reverse it, unfortunately, other than stopping the steroid and giving your skin time to heal itself as best it can. If you have steroid rosacea, there are specific treatments for that which a dermatologist can prescribe for you. ...Read more
Lumps. : Why u using steroids. And what steroid? Androgens? Steroids general term, and body produces many- estrogen, testosterone, Insulin thyroid, on and on? Weight lifters, body builders use lots illegal steroids which can stimulate breast tissue and gynecomastia. Man tits. Rethink what you are doing. ...Read more
What is the best way to treat an eczema flare up without applying steroids to the skin (such as dovate)?
Eczema flare: Depends on the etiology of the eczema , sometimes it is allergic to foods , milk soy or environmental and may resolve if you avoid the trigger, sometimes it is due to strep and resolves with treatment of strep . Aveeno oatmeal baths may help if not allergic, possible moisutizers like Eucerin cream f/u/ w/ dermatology ...Read more
Yes: They decrease redness. If too strong used for too long a time, causes skin atrophy. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How to firm thin skin?
- How to make thin skin thicker?
- How fast can skin cancer appear?
- How to get fit fast if you are thin?
- How fast does aspirin thin the blood?
- How can i dilute steroids?
- How to treat thin skin with herbs or vitamins?
- How to treat a thin skin shin wound?
- Can malnutrition result in thin skin?