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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Hydrocortisone Skin Ointment

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Are there any side effects of using terramycin skin ointment on the eyes?

Are there any side effects of using terramycin skin ointment on the eyes?

Yes: You should not use skin ointment in the eyes since it is not made for this purpose. It could cause significant eye irritation or more significant issues. ...Read more

Dr. Tony Willson
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Hydrocortisone (Definition)

Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more


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What are hydrocortisone cream side effects?

What are hydrocortisone cream side effects?

Side effects: A High potency steroid cream used for long periods of time can cause skin atrophy, hypopgimentaion of skin and hypothalamic-pituitary suppression ...Read more

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Calamine lotion side effects on skin?

Calamine lotion side effects on skin?

Not unless allergic: Other than relieving an itch, calamine lotion should not have any effect on the skin. It would be very unusual to be allergic to calamine lotion but it is theoretically possible, so if your skin seems more irritated, red, itchy or uncomfortable after using calamine lotion, stop using it and avoid it in the future. More likely would be effects from whatever rash you were using the calamine to treat. ...Read more

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What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

2nd strongest: Mometasone is in 2nd strongest class out of 7 levels of topical steroids. Use sparingly and for shortest time possible. Can cause thinning of your skin, sometimes redness and irritation [sensitized skin]. Kids may absorb more so be very careful if used chronically [can effect their whole body]/. ...Read more

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What is the effects of steroid cream on skin?

What is the effects of steroid cream on skin?

Topical Steroids: Steroids can thin the skin, dilate the blood vessels and cause stretch marks. ...Read more

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Elocon cream side effect and duration of benefit?

Elocon cream side effect and duration of benefit?

Let me try to help: Burning, itching, or stinging may occur when you apply this medication, but usually only lasts a short time. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. This medication is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. Mometasone decreases swelling (inflammation), itching, and redness. ...Read more

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Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

ACNE RX SIDE EFFECTS: Retin a (tretinoin) causes irritation and photosensitivity.Benzoyl peroxide dries the skin.Oral antibiotics has GI problems, headache, dizziness, skin and tooth discolorations. ...Read more

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How can I reverse the side effects of long usage of cortisone ointment on face? Scrub it?

How can I reverse the side effects of long usage of cortisone ointment on face? Scrub it?

Do not scrub it: See a plastic dermatologist or plastics specialist, and never use it again on or near face. See prior answers about this topic. A caution and comment about the fact that you mentioned an ointment. How potent a topical steroid is has an enormous amount to do with if it's in cream form (milder) or ointment form (much more potent); if use occlusive dressing over it, then ten times more potent. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

What is the side effects of face cream dat contains steroids?

Steroid Creams: Side effects of steroid creams include: skin thinning (atrophy) and stretch marks (striae). Easy bruising and tearing of the skin. Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth). Enlarged blood vessels (telangiectasia). Susceptibility to skin infections. Disguising infection e.g. Tinea incognito. Allergy to the steroid cream. ...Read more

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Are lotrimin (clotrimazole) antifungal cream side effects of rash all over the body?

Are lotrimin (clotrimazole) antifungal cream side effects of rash all over the body?

No: I have never seen lotrimin (clotrimazole) cause generalized rash but it is possible as an unusual reaction to the other ingredients .Stop lotimin and see md. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of daily cortisone cream for a baby with severe face eczema?

What are the side effects of daily cortisone cream for a baby with severe face eczema?

Overuse of...: ...Cortisone creams can cause thinning of the skin, which sometimes results in permanent stretch marks. Fine blood vessels may swell and become prominent under the skin surface. In rare cases enough cortisone might be absorbed internally to cause growth suppression or adrenal gland suppression. That's why dermatologists use only the mildest steroid creams on babies, and monitor them closely. ...Read more

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Lots of itching, burning & redness in perineum for several months. Ideas? Use moisturizer, triamcinolone. Clobetasol works. Skin is very sensitive.

Lots of itching, burning & redness in perineum for several months. Ideas? Use moisturizer, triamcinolone. Clobetasol works. Skin is very sensitive.

Overuse?: May have used the steroids for too long. Time to get an examination by a physician to direct further care. sooner than later to prevent further injury. ...Read more

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Is a side effect of benzoyl peroxide skin aging?

Is a side effect of benzoyl peroxide skin aging?

No but dry skin: Ehuch may appear aged. Use sparingly as needed and in combination with an appropriate oil free moisturizer, retinoids, and gentle exfoliation. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of benzoyl peroxide cream?

What are the side effects of benzoyl peroxide cream?

Various: The most common side effect of benzoyl peroxide is dryness. The dryness is usually mild, and may be countered with application of an oil-free moisturizer. Some patients may experience irritation when using benzoyl peroxide. If you experience mild irritation, try decreasing the frequency of applixation. If irritation is severe or persists, discontinue use of benzoyl peroxide. ...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?

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 are the side effects of Nizoral (ketoconazole) and betnovate?

What are the side effects of Nizoral (ketoconazole) and betnovate?

Betnovate is a: Trade name for betamethasone, a topical steroid. Nizoral (ketoconazole) is an anti-yeast/fungal, occasionally causes nauses. All drugs have allergies. ...Read more

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Can I use bactroban/mupirocin nasal ointment on SKIN wounds? Are the ingridients of the skin cream and nasal ointment the same?

Can I use bactroban/mupirocin nasal ointment on SKIN wounds? Are the ingridients of the skin cream and nasal ointment the same?

Don't see any harm: Don't see any harm in trying to use the same cream...as long as wound is small and without any complications ...Read more

Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Dermolate (Definition)

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Cortizone (Definition)

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