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It's okay to use desonide 0.05% cream on my 6 month old baby's diaper rash right?

It's okay to use desonide 0.05% cream on my 6 month old baby's diaper rash right?

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

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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My 7 week old was prescribed with desonide for eczema can I use the cerave moisturizer cream in between application?

My 7 week old was prescribed with desonide for eczema can I use the cerave moisturizer cream in between application?

Moisturizer okay: 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

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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 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?

No: Since you already have an appointment in place then it is advisable to keep that appointment except if the desonide cream was prescribed for the condition. A hypoallergenic facial moisturizer should do till you see the Dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

RECTAL ITCH: A VERY COMMON COMPLAINT.
CUT DOWN ON SPICY FOODS.
DO YOU HAVE HEMORRHIOIDS?
DIARRHEA?
FUNGOUS OR YEAST INFECTIONS?
PINWORMS, OR PARASITE INFECTION?
WARTS IN YOUR ANAL REGION?
DIABETES?
NEW TOILET PAPER?
IF NO BETTER SOON, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Can desonide or ketoconazole cream be used for the face?

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

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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?

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

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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

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Face burn due to waxing how to teat this my face turned dark red. What can I apply on face desonide cream will work?

Trauma: Please stop the creams and steroids and products. You damaged and traumatized your skin. You have got to give this time to heal. Desonide may be the worst choice you could have made. Let it breathe and let the skin heal. ...Read more

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Are pandel hydrocortisone probutate cream same as desowen (desonide) cream?

Are pandel hydrocortisone probutate cream same as desowen (desonide) cream?

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

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Is pandel hydrocortisone probutate cream, 0.1% the same as desowen (desonide) cream?

Is pandel hydrocortisone probutate cream, 0.1% the same as desowen (desonide) cream?

Same creams?: Nope. They have slightly different chemical formulas. However, they are used to treat the same types of conditions. ...Read more

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Ophthalmologist prescribed desonide cream. 05% to rub on eyelids, (allegeric conjunctivitis)...how do I do that without getting it in the eye?

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

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Possible to use without side effects --desonide?

Possible to use without side effects --desonide?

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

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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.?

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

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Can you use desonide on your scrotum?

Yes: It is a low potency topical steroid cream, lotion, ointment ; available as a foam. Used for eczema, psoriasis or contact dermatitis. Considered safe to use. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Eczema: 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

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My eye and face is swollen from an allergic reaction. Can I use Desonide 0.05% ointment 60gm on face?

My eye and face is swollen from an allergic reaction. Can I use Desonide 0.05% ointment 60gm on face?

Yes: For a few days. How do you know it is an allergic reaction? Contact? Reacting to what? Cellulitis is a serious infection, not an allergy. Best see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use desonide ointment 0.05% on my eyelids (eye area) for long time? (forever as skin condition is concerned)?

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

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Can you use topical steroids (desonide & elocon) on the face?

Not a good idea: In general, topical steroids should not be used on the face. ...Read more

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Will desonide cure eczema?

Will desonide cure eczema?

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

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Can desonide lighten hyperpigmentation?

Can desonide lighten hyperpigmentation?

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

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Is desonide ointment good for ringworm?

No: Steroid creams can make it worse, because fungi love steroids. You need an antifungal cream. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Desowen (desonide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Desowen (desonide) allergy?

Desowen allergy: Desowen (desonide) is a steroid medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/desowen-drug. Htm ...Read more

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Used desonide for baby eczema for the last 2 weeks. How long should I take a break before resuming?

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

Dr. Katharine Cox
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