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Would it be bad to use fluocinonide cream on pimples?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: VERY bad
This will relieve inflammation but also invite the bacteria that cause the pimples to spread deeper into the tissues.
You are asking for an intractable deep-tissue bacterial infection. Please forgive my frankness. In our dysfunctional health care system, it's hard for people to get acne treated, though treatment is simple -- i start youngsters on topical clindamycin.

In brief: VERY bad
This will relieve inflammation but also invite the bacteria that cause the pimples to spread deeper into the tissues.
You are asking for an intractable deep-tissue bacterial infection. Please forgive my frankness. In our dysfunctional health care system, it's hard for people to get acne treated, though treatment is simple -- i start youngsters on topical clindamycin.
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