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What Is Mometasone Furoate Ointment Used For
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
Doc gave me mometasone furoate 0.1% ointment to apply on whole face for 2 days for a skin irritation. Now have dents on my skin in 3 places. Help me!
Steroid Cream: It is a corticosteroid cream and used for skin rash caused by allegy, for atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, inflammatory conditions of skin other dermatosis which respond to steroid cream locally and one application a day only. It is a medium potency corticosteroid cream and can not be sold without prescription. ...Read more
No: No it is not to be used for treating dandruff. ...Read more
Poison Ivy Treatment: Topical steroids like mometasone are often prescribed to treat poison ivy. Sometimes, patient will also require oral steroids to help these eruptions subside. However, you shouldn't use any prescription medication, oral or topical cream, without first consulting your physician. ...Read more
I have a reocurring itch red spot and been using mometasone furoate to go away, but appears later.?
Iam using hydroquinone 2% retinion 0.025% mometasone furoate 0.1% for more than 2 years. Now I stopped it became more darker. Please help me?
I recently noticed that my back and my chest is cover with dark scaly patches. What can it be? I tried mometasone furoate but is not working.
Rash on chest & back: One of the rashes on chest and back that has scaling patches either lighter or darker than skin color is tinea versicolor, a yeast infection of the skin. Tinea versicolor gets worse in hot weather. It is treated with dandruff shampoos like selenium sulfide or ketoconazole and topical or oral antifungal medications. Topical steroids do not help and may make it worse. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
My vagina won't stop itching, can I put mometasone furoate on it? It's getting little cuts as well.
How long can elomet cream (mometasone furoate) be used on face? Will it harm if I use it for a month? Will a month be too long?
When I dig my right ear, it bleeds a little. What does this mean? I had it cleaned and used mometasone furoate topical solution USP. 1%
Too much digging,,,: This might just be from too vigorous digging/cleaning that took away too much skin in there. Your fingernails might be too long or you might've rubbed too hard if you used an object like a Qtip, etc. As for that solution, it's supposed to reduce inflammation and likely isn't responsible for the bleeding/rash unless you have an allergy. If it persists without scratching, see your Doctor. ...Read more
Har loss caused by condition called alopecia aerate sometimes responds to local corticosteroid injections or cream or lotion like mometasone, but cream and lotions are not so effective as the injections are and may take longer to see results. Whether it will work is difficult to predict.
But it will do nothing to male pattern hair loss which is the common hair loss in men. ...Read more
Hydroquinone +tretinoin +mometasone furoate can be used daily? I am a Indian boy of age 17. Can it works on me? How to use IT? Are their side effect
Do not self-treat: This is a very dangerous combination. Sadly, hydroquinone is popular in India by misguided people trying to lighten their natural skin color. You can end up disfiguring yourself. Tretinoin is helpful for acne, but the glucocorticoid mometasone can in the long run make your face severely inflamed, and atrophy your skin. To look good, accept who you are and hit the gym. Don't self-treat your skin. ...Read more
Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk I had a rash on my forehead. What to do?
Stop using them: Of you developed rash after using all 3, then you should stop using them and once resolves may introduce one after the other to check what are you allergic to. Meanwhile if rash are itchy try OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and Hydrocortisone cream for NO MORE than a week. If spreading and painful you should seek medical advise to make sure you do not have infection. ...Read more
I hav got pimples al over ma face. I used mometasone furoate. Doctor has prescribed me clindamycin. Does it work against steroidal induced acne??
Can I use hhsone (mometasone furoate) for around the eyes to treat the dark circles around the eyes? Thx.
I've burned my self from overuse of hot packs, my dermatologist prescribed me a cream that contain mometasone furoate...Is it suitable?
Steroids slow healin: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is inflammation which increases blood flow to the area promoting healing. Ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. Steroids reduce inflammation/healing of burns. ...Read more
Partly: Diaper rash is caused by too much moisture on the area and the major problem is from monilial infection. The best approach is to make sure the bottom be kept dry by changing the diaper when moist. Anti-perspirant powder can also be used. However an anti-fungal cream is often needed +/- a topical cortisone cream. ...Read more
Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?
Should I put emocort on sores on vulva or mometasone furoate? Sores may be herpes or not, they're located around uretra. I was prescribed both creams.
Steroid creams: Should not be used unless prescribed for a specific purpose. If you have lesions around your urethra you should see your physician for a diagnosis before using any cream you have on hand. Steroids are used to reduce inflammation but they can slow the healing time of certain infections. ...Read more
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