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What is fluocinonide cream for?

Fluocinonide. Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating conditions such as psoriais, atopic dermatitis, eczema, lichen planus, inflammatory dermatoses, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis, nodular puririgo, etc. Read more...

It's the second time it happens the first time was the first week of august I applied fluocinonide cream and it went away then it came back again?

Fluocinonide cream. Fluocinonide is usually used for topical /skin rashes. it is unclear if this is what you are referring to. There can be a number of causes for rashes including eczema-primary or related allergies, strep, psoriasis, poison ivy, contact to environmental sources. Depending on the causes it may recur , if the source is not removed or require oral treatment. Discuss with doctor/ urgent care/ remot. Read more...

Can fluocinonide. 05 cream be used for treating eczema?

Yes. It is a high potency steroid cream and in children we try to stay with the mid strength steroid creams. It can be absorbed to some extent and can cause thinning of the skin. Use judiciously, but not in children. Read more...
If it was prescribed. for this purpose & only as directed. Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is a topical corticosteroid that can decrease inflammation, itching, dryness and redness of skin. It may be used for treating conditions such as psoriais, atopic dermatitis, eczema, lichen planus, inflammatory dermatoses, mild burns. It can be used adjunctively for serorrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, disidrosis & nodular puririgo. Read more...

Compare epiceram skin barrier or fluocinonide cream?

Different. Epiceram is barrier repair cream and has no antiinflammatory properties. These are often used in combination to quiet eczema.Once improved the epiceram would be continued and the steroid cream slowly stopped. Read more...