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How Long Does It Normally Take For A Steroid Cream To Start Working
Depends: It depends on the type of steroid (potency of the steroid), the location on the body being treated (face vs trunk), and the condition being treated. Most of the time it's important to use the medication as perscribed by your dermatologist/doctor until the condition is under control and then to slowly reduce the frequency of use or stop completely. Important to ask your doctor to avoid problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use steroid cream for 1.5-2 weeks then take 1.5-2 weeks off and use it again & do that for 6-12 mth period for eczema?
Dx'd with allergic reaction by leg incision 4 wk postop. Rash - red, raised, dry, itchy. Steroid cream 2x day, covered leg in brace. How long last?
Depends: Depends on what type of allergic reaction you are encountering and whether you are still exposed. To the allergen. I presume your problem is from something you came into contact with during surgery and that it is most a skin rash. If no further contact, i'd expect the rash to subside in about a week. If you want a better answer, you will need to give us a better description. ...Read more
Excimer laser: The excimer laser, wavelength 308 which is used for psoriaisis can be safely used on the penis for inflammation such as is found in lichen planus. Oral steroids are temporary and the lichen pla us will recur quickly. Another option is vertical, a vitamin d ointment, which will not thin skin of the penis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My skin is badly damaged by steroid cream for a long time. How long will I see the improvement from using tretinoin cream to help my skin thicker ?
Hi I have random like sweat pimples but there everywhere on my body and i've tried anti histamines and steroid cream and it's not working getting wors?
Rash: You may be describing hyperkaratosis pilaris, check out internet pictures. It could be a benign condition. ...Read more
How long is topical steroid cream (triamcinolone acetonide) effective once applied on skin? 1 hour? Several hours? Trying to decide when to wash off.
Please help me, I have glandular fever but I now how have a rash and very painful lumps with scabs on top in certain places of my Body. I am takin anti histerine tablets and steroid cream but nothing's working. What do u recommend ?
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