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Pyrethrin Cream Overdose
Is it possible to overdose on fluticasone prop cream if you apply it too many times on a toddler. I didn't realize it and have been putting it on more
Fluticasone cream: Yes, since it is a steroid it should be used judiciously. ...Read more
Is it possible to overdose or use too much lotion? I have eczema & use lotion multiple x per day plus steroid cream frequently.
No: But the steroid should not be over used. There is method called occlusive dressing. If a particular lesion is bad.....less amount of cream will change it overnight. ...Read more
I just found out my pharmacy has been overdosing me on testosterone cream. My saliva test was 3524. I am having surgery soon. Is it safe ?
Yes: While the typical otc Hydrocortisone creams are usually 1/2 %, no more than 1% it is still possible to develop side effects with overuse with them. The good news is that you really have to overuse them to be at risk. So, if what you are treating does not get better with a week or so of use per the package instructions then you really need to have a doctor examine your condition. ...Read more
Yes: This question is very vague, but there are now many topical medications that are applied to the skin, get absorbed into the area, and work well without hardly any of the medicine being absorbed systemically. If you are just looking for a moisturizer, use ones that are water based for a non-sticky feeling. ...Read more
Moisturizer, no ads: A good moisturizing cream with no added scents, chemical, perfumes is effective for dry skin, which usually get worse in cold dry weather. Every time u wash your hands, u take away some of fatty part of the epidermis, which keeps it smooth and moist. So add moisturizing cream after washing. If develop eczema, may need a mild cortisone cream n addition to moisturizer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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