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Uses For Desonide Cream 005
No: Steroid cream should never be used on a baby's diaper rash - or anywhere on a baby's skin without first seeing a doctor for diagnosis. Diaper rash is best treated by zinc oxide creams - put them on VERY THICK. You are not rubbing them in to treat the rash, rather, you are creating a barrier to prevent further irritation. ...Read more
Can triamcinolone cream be used in place of desonide cream for rosacea? Can not get into the dr. For a week and my desonide cream is all. A friend also has rosacea and uses triamcinolone cream.
My 7 week old was prescribed with desonide for eczema can I use the cerave moisturizer cream in between application?
It is okay to use a moisturizer cream in between. In general use products that are hypoallergenic, without added dyes or scents. Bathe baby every other day. Another product that can be used as both a water free cleanser and moisturizing cream is Cetaphil.
More about baby rashes and skin conditions:
https://www. Healthychildren. Org/English/ages-stages/baby/bathing-skin-care/Pages/Rashes-and-Skin-Conditions. Aspx ...Read more
I have had red, very dry skin on one side of my face and forehead for a year. I have a derm appt in a month but can I use desonide cream until then?
I've had a rectal itch for a month and tried several creams and powders, including desonide. What other cream can I try to stop the itch?
Sometimes: Desonide is a steroid and can attenuate allergic and inflammatory conditions of the facial skin. Keto conazole is an anti-fungal and can be used for diagnosed treatment of facial fungus infections. Your dermatologist can assist you in diagnosis of your facial issues and recommend the best treatment. ...Read more
Is desonide 0.05% cream safe to apply on chin for eczema? How long is considered safe? Any different from lotion form? Which is better?
Desonide: Fluorinated steroids are not good to use on the face because of their strength and resultant side effects. However desonide is not a fluorinated steroid and is low potency. It is safe to use but all medicines have side effects so the least effective amount for the shortest time is best. All treatment is a balance between the good effects of treatment and the adverse effects of treatment. ...Read more
How do I get rid of ringworm completely from my body because I had it behind my ear then its gone now I have it on my back and I I've been useing lotrimin (clotrimazole) ringworm cream and desonide cream 0.05%
Did: Did you apply as directed for at least two weeks; ensuring that you spread an inch beyond the border of the lesion? Did you wash all bedsheets, towels and clothes that you were in contact with in hot water? ...Read more
No.: They are in the same category, i.e. They are both medium-strength steroid creams, and therefore they are used for similar indications, but they are not identical. ...Read more
Same creams?: Nope. They have slightly different chemical formulas. However, they are used to treat the same types of conditions. ...Read more
Ophthalmologist prescribed desonide cream. 05% to rub on eyelids, (allegeric conjunctivitis)...how do I do that without getting it in the eye?
Wrong question: Conjunctivitis refers to inflammation of the membranes inside the eyelids + around the eyeball. This steroid cream is applied to the skin for dermatitis. Calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus ointment is preferred for eyelids. It is more effective and safer. But conjunctivitis requires medication applied INSIDE the eyelid or on the eyeball. There are different products made for this applicati ...Read more
Yes: Desonide is a mild topical steroid often used for steroid-responsive skin diseases in more sensitive skin areas like the face. It should be used intermittently with breaks to avoid any side effects like skin color changes (light and dark), skin thinning, stretch marks, and scarring. As long as you are using it properly, you are not likely to have problems or side effects. ...Read more
Is it safe to use desonide ointment 0.05% on my eyelids time to time when it's severe? For example, two days every month or two months..
Yes: Just on the skin around the eye lids is fine. Not meant for use on the eye itself. ...Read more
I have bxo. Iam 25 yrs male and have bxo for last two years or so but detected two months ago. I need help. Currently I use tacrolimus and desonide.?
Bxo: Local antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agents are used to treat lichen sclerosis (ls) and (bxo). Circumcision may be necessary. If the scarring leads to blocking of the urethra, sometimes more extensive reconstructive surgery is needed. Cook makes a meatal dilator that can be of help. ...Read more
Hi. My 4mons old baby had rashes during her 1st mons and was prescribed Desowen by her ped. It relieved the rashes only for a day. Can I use caladryl?
It appears your baby has dry skin condition and
calydryl OTC not as effective as Desonide that you have and lubrication i.e. aquafor, aveeno. Sometimes, if itching arises affecting eating or sleep one can add OTC
Benadryl 2 ml/cc orally every 8 hrs or at night. If it starts to ooze or scab, make virtual appt with health tap, welcome from Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
My eye and face is swollen from an allergic reaction. Can I use Desonide 0.05% ointment 60gm on face?
Is it safe to use desonide ointment 0.05% on my eyelids (eye area) for long time? (forever as skin condition is concerned)?
Eye Pressure check!: Desonide is a topical corticosteroid that may cause your intraocular pressure to increase, resulting in glaucomatous nerve damage. If you need to use the ointment long-term, see an ophthalmologist after two weeks of use to determine if your eye pressure rises, and obtain a baseline visual field study along with a complete eye exam. Untreated, glaucoma will lead to vision loss and blindness. ...Read more
My child has eczema. Her eyes are red and they swell. Seem to swell at night and go down in the day, but stay red. I was told to use desonide for her rashes. Does this sound like eczema or side effect?
Can help!: Desonide is a topical steroid cream that is used in certain dermatological conditions, and yes, eczema is one of them! Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so it isn't tru;y a cure, but a treatment to keep it under control. Also, using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil will also help keep your eczema under control. ...Read more
Maybe: Desonide is a steroid cream, which can improve inflammation. If the hyper pig is due to inflammation the desonide might help, but it won't lighten the actual color. You will probably want to combine it with a bleaching cream. You should also take care if you're using it on your face, check with MD to make sure the concentration isn't too high. If the color is due to sun or age, it won't help. ...Read more
Is there ever a swelling groinnlymph node response to 3wks on flurocinimide and 2 of desonide to treat evolving porokeratosis w/underlyingChron. Inflam?
Used desonide for baby eczema for the last 2 weeks. How long should I take a break before resuming?
Eczema cream: Desonide should be used as needed. Once the rash gets better discontinue its use. If rash comes back on may start using it again. Use hypoallergenic moisturizers so steroid cream is not used excessively. Moisturizer use especially after bathing an infant/child makes the skin healthy and decreases flare ups. ...Read more
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