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Do you need a prescription to get lidex (fluocinonide) for itchy patches on your skin?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: To be followed
Your doctor needs to follow your lesions to confirm that they are healing, and that you are not using it too much.
You should never use a steroid cream like Lidex (fluocinonide) for longer than 2-4 weeks at a time, as it can cause problems if you use it too long, such as breaking down the collagen in your skin.

In brief: To be followed
Your doctor needs to follow your lesions to confirm that they are healing, and that you are not using it too much.
You should never use a steroid cream like Lidex (fluocinonide) for longer than 2-4 weeks at a time, as it can cause problems if you use it too long, such as breaking down the collagen in your skin.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Lidex (fluocinonide)
is a prescription medication.

In brief: Lidex (fluocinonide)
is a prescription medication.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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