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What are the side effects to topical steroids?
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Depends
If topical steroids are used for short periods then they should be tolerated fine.
Some steroids are more potent then others. They can lighthen or discolor the skin if used too long. They can cause atophy or loss of skin and sometimes tissue just below the skin.

In brief: Depends
If topical steroids are used for short periods then they should be tolerated fine.
Some steroids are more potent then others. They can lighthen or discolor the skin if used too long. They can cause atophy or loss of skin and sometimes tissue just below the skin.
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