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Why brand?: Generic cheaper. Why steroid? Topical or oral steroid? Which steroid? Best treatment depends to the answers to these questions. Maybe Doxycycline or Minocycline in low dose, maybe combined with other things depending on skin condition. If acne vulgaris in adult woman, best result from spironolactone. See a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Yes: Provided the practitioner knows what he/she is doing. A tiny bit of glucocorticoid is injected into a massive lesion. A short course of systemic glucocorticoids may also be used for the flare in cystic acne at the start of treatment with isotretinoin. You need to know that all acne is manageable, though it cures itself only as you get older. Best wishes. ...Read more
No: Long term use of topical steroids can thin or atrophy delicate facial skin, and will only address some of the inflammatory (red) component of the acne. This treatment does not address the underlying causes. Discuss treatment with yoru dermatolgist who will recommend oral and / or topical creams (ex: retin a, clindamycin, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hav got pimples al over ma face.i used mometasone furoate. doctor has prescribed me clindamycin.does it work against steroidal induced acne??
I had been using steroid for fairness bt it led me to acne aftr taking isotretinoin i recoverd from it now what can I use for fairness?
Fairness: Any number of skin moisturizers are available to add fairness to your skin. ...Read more
Hi I have been on steroids for 6 months I just stopped about 3 months ago I developed reali bad cystic acne I never had acne my whole life ?
What steroids?: Hi. Were you taking anabolic steroids or anti-inflammatory steroids (like prednisone)? There is more of a risk of cystic acne with anabolic steroids, but there is a risk with prednisone too. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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