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Do side effects of Decadron (dexamethasone) include facial acne?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Lisa Kates
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Steroid side effects
Acne is most certainly a side effect of steroids.
Not only can it be facial but it can also occur on the trunk and extremities.

In brief: Steroid side effects
Acne is most certainly a side effect of steroids.
Not only can it be facial but it can also occur on the trunk and extremities.
Dr. Lisa Kates
Dr. Lisa Kates
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Dr. Steven Harris
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Steven Harris
Dr. Steven Harris
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Steroids can cause facial acne which will persist even voter stopping decadron (dexamethasone).
Topical acne meds will help but complete clearing while on de adron is more difficult.

In brief: Yes
Steroids can cause facial acne which will persist even voter stopping decadron (dexamethasone).
Topical acne meds will help but complete clearing while on de adron is more difficult.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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