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I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?

I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever i wipe my rectum i get a shooting pain in left arm?

Intertrigo: The peri-rectal area is a common area for a rash known as intertrigo. This starts off as an irritation and then secondarily becomes colonized by yeast usually. Avoid using wet wipes to wipe the area. It can be treated with a combination of topical steroid and topical anti-yeast creams and often takes a few weeks to resolve. Zeasorb powder is useful to prevent recurrence. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there any topical cream steroid you will recommend for keloid before the kenalog (triamcinolone) injection?

Is there any topical cream steroid you will recommend for keloid before the kenalog (triamcinolone) injection?

Check with your Dr: Steroids do have side effects. You need to be under a physicians care to use the more potent steroids. Topical cortisone is avaiable over the counter and can help with itching but it is not strong enough to influence scarring. ...Read more

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I used triamcinolone acetonide cream topically twice during first trimester before I was aware of my pregnancy. Should I be worried?

I used triamcinolone acetonide cream topically twice during first trimester before I was aware of my pregnancy. Should I be worried?

Don't worry much.: Triamcinolone is Pregnancy Category C, which means there have been effects in rats when it;'s taken orally. Topically, there's been some effect but likely with more frequent application. There've been no human studies on it's effect on the fetus. Remember, with no drugs taken/used during pg there's a 3% incidence of birth defects of varying degrees. Every pg faces risk. Doubt twice increases it ...Read more

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What is Nasacort (triamcinolone) prescribed for?

Allergic rhinitis: This is a common medicine for patients with allergies. It will work for other problems, like non-allergic rhinitis or even vasomotor rhinitis. It is a great drum. ...Read more

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Is triamcinolone cream non prescrption?

Is triamcinolone cream non prescrption?

Not yet: This is a strong topical steroid cream which is currently only available by prescription (except in other countries). If you need a steroid cream, start with over the counter cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream and hopefully that will do the job (and is much cheaper). Otherwise you will need to get an rx from your medical doctor. ...Read more